​Explore the north with $50* Northern Xplorer rail fares from Townsville to Cairns or vice versa

Take the stress out of travel and hop on board the Spirit of Queensland with a great rail fare to get you there. Whether you’re planning to see family or take a holiday, take the train and save with a $50 Northern Xplorer rail seat fare.  It’s that easy. 

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​* Conditions apply: Prices are per person one-way in Economy Seats aboard the Spirit of Queensland between Cairns and Townsville, subject to availability. Seasonal surcharges and blackout periods apply. Queensland Rail Travel reserves the right to make changes without notice.

Journey Information  

Connecting Queensland the new way. The Spirit of Queensland travels from Brisbane to Cairns five times a week, with RailBus Coach Connections to Hervey Bay and Airlie Beach.
RouteRoute:Brisbane to Cairns
DurationDuration:24 hrs