2 For 1 Outback Rail

2 for 1 Outback rail travel​​​

Take an adventure in the Queensland Outback with great fares to get you there!

Between November and March, two people can travel for the price of one, or if you are travelling solo, you can save 50% off full adult fares on the Spirit of the Outback, Inlander or Westlander.

Taking the train is a comfortable and sustainable way to travel and the perfect way to wonder at the ever-changing landscape – as the train makes its way to and from the very heart of the Queensland Outback. The Queensland Outback offers plenty of attractions and places to explore including historic sites, natural beauty and opportunities to immerse yourself in cultural experiences.

Discover where you can go and book your 2 for 1 Outback rail adventure today!


To book your rail travel call 1800 872 467

visit your local Queensland Rail Travel Centre or Travel Agent.

This special fare offer is not available to book online, please call our team to book.


Conditions apply: Subject to availability and departure times. Prices are for two people travelling together one-way, quoted in AUD (Australian Dollars), based on BQuick fare conditions.  50% off AChoice adult fare available to solo travellers. Concession fare applicable for Queensland Pensioner; Australian State or Territory Government Seniors Card holders. RailBus Connection fares included where applicable. On sale now until 31 March 2023 for travel period 01 November 2022 to 31 March 2023. Blackout dates for maintenance and Christmas day apply.  For full booking terms and conditions see Outback Seasonal Fare – 2 for 1. Queensland Rail Travel reserves the right to make changes without notice.  Images courtesy of Tourism and Events Queensland.

All customers receive a complimentary connecting journey using Queensland Rail City network service, on the day of travel only. This does not include the Airtrain service to or from Brisbane Airport, suburban buses or G:link light rail.




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