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Rail travel is a wonderful alternative to driving, travelling by coach or flying when heading to or from Outback Queensland. Great Summer Rail fares available for travel aboard our western trains.  

Western Train Western Train Western Train

First Class Sleepers, Economy Seats and Sleepers aboard the Spirit of the Outback

Economy Seats aboard The Westlander

Economy Seats aboard The Inlander

 

For more information on visiting Outback Queensland, visit Outback Tourism.

  
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Summer Rail Fares
<strong>Summer Rail Fares</strong><br>
2 FOR 1<sup>*</sup>
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<h4>2FOR1 Outback Summer Fares for 2 people travelling together</h4>
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    <th width="69%" scope="col">One-way Economy Seat*</th>
    <th width="31%" scope="col">for 2 people</th>
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    <td>Brisbane to Longreach</td>
    <td> $153</td>
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    <td>Brisbane to Charleville</td>
    <td>$90</td>
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    <td>Rockhampton to Longreach</td>
    <td> $95</td>
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    <td>Townsville to Mount Isa</td>
    <td>$108</td>
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    <td>Toowoomba to Charleville</td>
    <td>$73</td>
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    <td>Toowoomba to Brisbane</td>
    <td>$27</td>
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    <th width="69%" scope="col">One-way First Class Sleeper*</th>
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    <td>Brisbane to Longreach</td>
    <td> $427</td>
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    <td>Brisbane to Emerald</td>
    <td>$392</td>
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Summer Fare Packages
<strong>Holiday Packages</strong><br>
2 FOR 1<sup>*</sup>
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<h4> 8-day Outback Summer Escape</h4>
<p>Escape to Queensland's Outback for an adventure with Outback Aussie Tours on an escorted tour of Longreach, Winton and Ilfracombe. Ride the rails with a return journey aboard the Spirit of the Outback in a First Class Sleeper.</p>
<p><strong>Inclusions:</strong> Spirit of the Outback: Brisbane to Longreach | School of Distance Education | Qantas Founders Museum | Camden Park Sunset Dinner | Australian Age of Dinosaurs |  Ilfracombe Tour | Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame | Drover's Sunset Thomson River Cruise | Spirit of the Outback: Longreach to Brisbane.</p>
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    <td width="47%"><em>from</em> <font size="+4"><strong>$1926<sup>*</sup></strong></font><br>
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<h4>7-day Longreach &amp; Winton Wanderer  </h4>
<p>Take a summer getaway with Fun Over Fifty's and visit the most popular and must-see attractions in Longreach. Sit back, relax and leave the driving to us and take in the changing passing scenery aboard the Spirit of the Outback from Brisbane to Longreach return. </p>
<p><strong>Inclusions:</strong> Spirit of the Outback: Brisbane to Longreach | Qantas Founders Museum | Camden Park Sunset Dinner | Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame | Drover's Sunset Thomson River Cruise | Full day Winton Town and Qantilda Museum | Australian Age of Dinosaurs | Spirit of the Outback: Longreach to Brisbane.</p>
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    <td width="53%"><p>Departs from Brisbane, selected Saturdays</p></td>
    <td width="47%"><em>from</em> <font size="+4"><strong>$1599<sup>*</sup></strong></font><br>
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<h4>7-day Longreach &amp; Winton Summer Adventure</h4>
<p>Take a summer adventure to outback Queensland, visiting Longreach, Ilfracombe and Winton taking in some of the most historic and memorable locations on a fully escorted Great Value Holidays Tour.</p>
<p><strong>Inclusions:</strong> Spirit of the Outback: Brisbane to Longreach | Qantas Founders Museum and 747 Tour | Ilfracombe, Machinery Mile and Wellshot | Old Time Movie Theatre | Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame | Banjo Patterson Memorial | Historic North Gregory Hotel | Australian Age of Dinosaurs | Spirit of the Outback: Longreach to Brisbane.</p>
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    <td width="47%"><em>from</em> <font size="+4"><strong>$1617<sup>*</sup></strong></font><br>
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Terms and Conditions
<strong>Terms and Conditions</strong><br>
2FOR1 Summer Fare<sup>*</sup>
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<h4>* Terms and Conditions </h4>
<p> <span lang="en" xml:lang="en">Conditions apply: Prices are one-way for 2 people travelling together, subject to availability. </span>Fares based on  applicable fare type conditions, changes may be permitted; additional charges may apply. Standard payment terms apply. </p>
<p>Available on Queensland Rail Travel long distance western services of the Spirit of the Outback^, The Westlander and The Inlander. <span lang="en" xml:lang="en">RailBus coach connections are included in the fare price where applicable. </span>^Valid on Spirit of the Outback sectors that commence or end west of Rockhampton. Some dates may be affected by scheduled maintenance or track closures, please check our service updates or ask your consultant for more details.</p>
<p><span lang="en" xml:lang="en">On Sale:  until 16 March 2018</span></p>
<p><span lang="en" xml:lang="en">Valid for&nbsp;travel: 1 November 2017&nbsp;until&nbsp;16 March 2018.</span></p>
<p>Queensland Rail Travel reserves the right to make changes without notice.&nbsp; Queensland Rail Travel's standard&nbsp;<a href="/PolicyCentre/Pages/BookingConditions.aspx">booking conditions apply</a>.&#8203;</p>
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The heart and soul of Queensland's Outback. The Spirit of the Outback travels from Brisbane to Longreach twice a week, with RailBus Coach Connections to Winton.
RouteRoute:Brisbane to Longreach
DurationDuration:24 hrs
Journey west to the Great Dividing Range. The Westlander travels from Brisbane to Charleville twice a week, with RailBus Coach Connections to Quilpie and Cunnamulla.
RouteRoute:Brisbane to Charleville
DurationDuration:17 hrs
Take the track less travelled. The Inlander travels from Townsville to Mount Isa twice a week.
RouteRoute:Townsville to Mount Isa
DurationDuration:21 hrs