2 For 1 Outback Rail

Now you're Good to Go to Queensland's Outback 

Experience true blue hospitality, see incredible landscapes and come meet the outback locals ready to say g'day.

With 2 for 1 OUTBACK RAIL, now is the time to take a much needed holiday, explore our great state or reconnect with family and friends. Travel aboard the Spirit of the Outback, Inlander or Westlander for your best Outback Queensland experience.

Ask us about fares to other great Outback Queensland destinations! Sole Use travellers can take advantage of 50% off full adult A-Choice fares.

Social distancing measures are in place on board and at our stations. Travel safely and comfortably by rail for your best Outback Queensland experience.  


Prices are for two people travelling together one-way, based on B-Quick Fare conditions. Subject to availability and departure times. 50% off A-Choice Fare available to Single/Sole Travellers. Valid for travel from 1 November 2020 to 31 March 2021. Blackout dates for maintenance and Christmas period apply. See Service Updates for schedules. 2 for 1 Outback Rail fare available on the Spirit of the Outback for sectors commencing or ending west of Rockhampton; The Westlander and The Inlander. RailBus Coach Connection fare included where applicable. First person fare applicable to Adult A-choice; B-Quick fare. Concession fare includes Queensland Pensioner; Australian State or Territory Government Seniors Card holders, ask our consultants for other applicable concession fare types.  Queensland Rail Travel reserves the right to make changes without notice. For full booking terms and conditions see B-Quick Fare conditions. Images courtesy of Tourism and Events Queensland. 

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Journey Information  

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: 26 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