Spirit of the Outback

​​​​Spirit of the Outback

Brisbane to Longreach

Head to the heartland of Queensland’s outback aboard the Spirit of the Outback.

The journey between Brisbane and Longreach offers a unique insight into the history and cultures of Australia. Wonder at the ever-changing landscape – as the train makes its way to and from the very heart of the Queensland Outback. Travel the full journey ​or stop for a few days in the many towns along the way. No matter your destination, the adventure is aboard Spirit of the Outback.

Please note: The Tuckerbox Restaurant and Economy Single Sleeper carriages are currently out of service for maintenance and may not be available for your selected travel dates. An alternative temporary Tuckerbox Restaurant carriage has been provided for Single and Twin Sleeper customers use. Our Shearers Rest lounge has now returned to service and is available to Single and Twin Sleeper customers. Economy customers will be able to purchase meals, snacks and beverages from a dedicated servery in the Shearers Rest carriage but will need to return to their allocated seat to consume.

Queensland Rail Travel is committed to supporting Queenslanders by preventing the spread of COVID-19. For more information, please check the Travelsafe page

Take the Spirit of the Outback Virtual Tour


Route: Brisbane to Longreach  Network Map Network MapTrain Stations
Distance: 1325 kms  Timetable Departs Brisbane:
Tues at 6.10pm & Sat at 1.55pm

Duration: 26 hrs  Timetable Departs Longreach:
Mon & Thu at 10.00am


RailBus Coach Connections to/from Longreach to Winton available

  
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Brisbane to Longreach
<strong>Brisbane to Longreach</strong><br>
BQuick fare from $427<sup>*</sup>
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<div class="col-xs-12 has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/Tuckerbox.png" alt="" title="Tuckerbox" style="width: 35px; height: 32px; margin-right: 8px;"/><a href="/Pages/Menu.aspx">Tuckerbox Restaurant</a></div>
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<div class="col-xs-12"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/powerpoint.png" alt="Power Adapter" title="Power Adapter" style="width: 35px; height: 35px; margin-right: 8px;"/>Power Adapter</div>
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<div class="col-xs-6 col-sm-4 qrt-icon-container has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/luggage.png" alt="" title="Luggage" style="width: 30px; height: 30px; margin-right: 5px;"/><a href="/PolicyCentre/Pages/Luggage.aspx">Luggage</a></div>
<div class="col-xs-6 col-sm-4 qrt-icon-container has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/seat.png" alt="" title="Travel Options" style="width: 30px; height: 39px; margin-right: 5px;"/><a href="/Pages/Travel.aspx">Travel Options</a></div>
<div class="col-xs-6 col-sm-4 qrt-icon-container has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/toilets.png" alt="" title="Toilet" style="width: 30px; height: 32px; margin-right: 5px;"/><a href="/Pages/Facilities.aspx">Toilet</a></div>
<div class="col-xs-6 col-sm-4 qrt-icon-container has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/drink-fountain.png" alt="" title="Drink Fountain" style="width: 30px; height: 32px; margin-right: 5px;"/><a href="/Pages/Facilities.aspx">Drink Fountain</a></div>
<div class="col-xs-6 col-sm-4 qrt-icon-container has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/Shower.png" alt="" title="Showers" style="width: 30px; height: 37px; margin-right: 5px;"/><a href="/Pages/Facilities.aspx">Showers</a></div>
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Bundaberg to Emerald
<strong>Bundaberg to Emerald</strong><br>
BQuick fare from $315<sup>*</sup>
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<div class="col-xs-12 has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/Tuckerbox.png" alt="" title="Tuckerbox" style="width: 35px; height: 32px; margin-right: 8px;"/><a href="/Pages/Menu.aspx">Tuckerbox Restaurant</a></div>
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<div class="col-xs-12"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/ben-linen.png" alt="Bed Linen" title="Bed Linen" style="width: 35px; height: 35px; margin-right: 8px;"/>Bed Linen</div>
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<div class="col-xs-12"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/Amenities.png" alt="Amenities Pack" title="Amenities Pack" style="width: 35px; height: 35px; margin-right: 8px;"/>Amenities Pack</div>
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<div class="col-xs-12"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/powerpoint.png" alt="Power Adapter" title="Power Adapter" style="width: 35px; height: 35px; margin-right: 8px;"/>Power Adapter</div>
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<div class="col-md-6" style="vertical-align:top;"><strong style="color: #0072bb;">Onboard Facilities</strong><br/>
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<div class="col-xs-6 col-sm-4 qrt-icon-container has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/servery.png" alt="" title="Servery" style="width: 30px; height: 32px; margin-right: 5px;"/><a href="/Pages/Menu.aspx">Galley</a></div>
<div class="col-xs-6 col-sm-4 qrt-icon-container has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/luggage.png" alt="" title="Luggage" style="width: 30px; height: 30px; margin-right: 5px;"/><a href="/PolicyCentre/Pages/Luggage.aspx">Luggage</a></div>
<div class="col-xs-6 col-sm-4 qrt-icon-container has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/seat.png" alt="" title="Travel Options" style="width: 30px; height: 39px; margin-right: 5px;"/><a href="/Pages/Travel.aspx">Travel Options</a></div>
<div class="col-xs-6 col-sm-4 qrt-icon-container has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/toilets.png" alt="" title="Toilet" style="width: 30px; height: 32px; margin-right: 5px;"/><a href="/Pages/Facilities.aspx">Toilet</a></div>
<div class="col-xs-6 col-sm-4 qrt-icon-container has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/drink-fountain.png" alt="" title="Drink Fountain" style="width: 30px; height: 32px; margin-right: 5px;"/><a href="/Pages/Facilities.aspx">Drink Fountain</a></div>
<div class="col-xs-6 col-sm-4 qrt-icon-container has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/Shower.png" alt="" title="Showers" style="width: 30px; height: 37px; margin-right: 5px;"/><a href="/Pages/Facilities.aspx">Showers</a></div>
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<div class="col-md-12 has-link"><p><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/call_phoneno.png" alt="" title="Contact Us" style="width: 45px; float: left;"/><br/><a style="color: #0072bb;" href="/Pages/Contactus.aspx">Contact us for more travel destinations and fares</a></p></div>
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Brisbane to Emerald
<strong>Brisbane to Emerald</strong><br>
BQuick fare from $392<sup>*</sup>
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<div class="col-md-3"><img src="/MediaAssets/Random/_w/Fairbairn_Dam_0003-634_jpg.jpg" alt="Emerald" title="Emerald" style="height: 40%; width:100%; margin-bottom: 1em;" /></div>
<div class="col-md-3" style="background-color: #e6f2ff; padding-bottom: 1em; margin-bottom: 1em;"><strong style="color: #0072bb;">Inclusions</strong><br/>
<div class="row">
<div class="col-xs-12 has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/Tuckerbox.png" alt="" title="Tuckerbox" style="width: 35px; height: 32px; margin-right: 8px;"/><a href="/Pages/Menu.aspx">Tuckerbox Restaurant</a></div>
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<div class="col-xs-12"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/ben-linen.png" alt="Bed Linen" title="Bed Linen" style="width: 35px; height: 35px; margin-right: 8px;"/>Bed Linen</div>
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<div class="col-xs-12"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/Amenities.png" alt="Amenities Pack" title="Amenities Pack" style="width: 35px; height: 35px; margin-right: 8px;"/>Amenities Pack</div>
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<div class="row">
<div class="col-xs-12"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/powerpoint.png" alt="Power Adapter" title="Power Adapter" style="width: 35px; height: 35px; margin-right: 8px;"/>Power Adapter</div>
</div>
</div>
<div class="col-md-6" style="vertical-align:top;"><strong style="color: #0072bb;">Onboard Facilities</strong><br/>
<div class="row">
<div class="col-xs-6 col-sm-4 qrt-icon-container has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/servery.png" alt="" title="Servery" style="width: 30px; height: 32px; margin-right: 5px;"/><a href="/Pages/Menu.aspx">Galley</a></div>
<div class="col-xs-6 col-sm-4 qrt-icon-container has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/luggage.png" alt="" title="Luggage" style="width: 30px; height: 30px; margin-right: 5px;"/><a href="/PolicyCentre/Pages/Luggage.aspx">Luggage</a></div>
<div class="col-xs-6 col-sm-4 qrt-icon-container has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/seat.png" alt="" title="Travel Options" style="width: 30px; height: 39px; margin-right: 5px;"/><a href="/Pages/Travel.aspx">Travel Options</a></div>
<div class="col-xs-6 col-sm-4 qrt-icon-container has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/toilets.png" alt="" title="Toilet" style="width: 30px; height: 32px; margin-right: 5px;"/><a href="/Pages/Facilities.aspx">Toilet</a></div>
<div class="col-xs-6 col-sm-4 qrt-icon-container has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/drink-fountain.png" alt="" title="Drink Fountain" style="width: 30px; height: 32px; margin-right: 5px;"/><a href="/Pages/Facilities.aspx">Drink Fountain</a></div>
<div class="col-xs-6 col-sm-4 qrt-icon-container has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/Shower.png" alt="" title="Showers" style="width: 30px; height: 37px; margin-right: 5px;"/><a href="/Pages/Facilities.aspx">Showers</a></div>
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<div class="row">
<div class="col-md-12 has-link"><p><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/call_phoneno.png" alt="" title="Contact Us" style="width: 45px; float: left;"/><br/><a style="color: #0072bb;" href="/Pages/Contactus.aspx">Contact us for more travel destinations and fares</a></p></div>
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Longreach to Nambour
<strong>Longreach to Nambour</strong><br>
BQuick fare from $420<sup>*</sup>
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<div class="col-md-3"><img src="/MediaAssets/Random/_w/bigpineapple_jpg.jpg" alt="Big Pineapple" title="Big Pineapple" style="height: 40%; width:100%; margin-bottom: 1em;" /></div>
<div class="col-md-3" style="background-color: #e6f2ff; padding-bottom: 1em; margin-bottom: 1em;"><strong style="color: #0072bb;">Inclusions</strong><br/>
<div class="row">
<div class="col-xs-12 has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/Tuckerbox.png" alt="" title="Tuckerbox" style="width: 35px; height: 32px; margin-right: 8px;"/><a href="/Pages/Menu.aspx">Tuckerbox Restaurant</a></div>
</div>
<div class="row">
<div class="col-xs-12"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/ben-linen.png" alt="Bed Linen" title="Bed Linen" style="width: 35px; height: 35px; margin-right: 8px;"/>Bed Linen</div>
</div>
<div class="row">
<div class="col-xs-12"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/Amenities.png" alt="Amenities Pack" title="Amenities Pack" style="width: 35px; height: 35px; margin-right: 8px;"/>Amenities Pack</div>
</div>
<div class="row">
<div class="col-xs-12"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/powerpoint.png" alt="Power Adapter" title="Power Adapter" style="width: 35px; height: 35px; margin-right: 8px;"/>Power Adapter</div>
</div>
</div>
<div class="col-md-6" style="vertical-align:top;"><strong style="color: #0072bb;">Onboard Facilities</strong><br/>
<div class="row">
<div class="col-xs-6 col-sm-4 qrt-icon-container has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/servery.png" alt="" title="Servery" style="width: 30px; height: 32px; margin-right: 5px;"/><a href="/Pages/Menu.aspx">Galley</a></div>
<div class="col-xs-6 col-sm-4 qrt-icon-container has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/luggage.png" alt="" title="Luggage" style="width: 30px; height: 30px; margin-right: 5px;"/><a href="/PolicyCentre/Pages/Luggage.aspx">Luggage</a></div>
<div class="col-xs-6 col-sm-4 qrt-icon-container has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/seat.png" alt="" title="Travel Options" style="width: 30px; height: 39px; margin-right: 5px;"/><a href="/Pages/Travel.aspx">Travel Options</a></div>
<div class="col-xs-6 col-sm-4 qrt-icon-container has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/toilets.png" alt="" title="Toilet" style="width: 30px; height: 32px; margin-right: 5px;"/><a href="/Pages/Facilities.aspx">Toilet</a></div>
<div class="col-xs-6 col-sm-4 qrt-icon-container has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/drink-fountain.png" alt="" title="Drink Fountain" style="width: 30px; height: 32px; margin-right: 5px;"/><a href="/Pages/Facilities.aspx">Drink Fountain</a></div>
<div class="col-xs-6 col-sm-4 qrt-icon-container has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/Shower.png" alt="" title="Showers" style="width: 30px; height: 37px; margin-right: 5px;"/><a href="/Pages/Facilities.aspx">Showers</a></div>
</div>
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<div class="col-md-12 has-link"><p><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/call_phoneno.png" alt="" title="Contact Us" style="width: 45px; float: left;"/><br/><a style="color: #0072bb;" href="/Pages/Contactus.aspx">Contact us for more travel destinations and fares</a></p></div>
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Please contact us on 1800 872 467 to enquire about booking availability.

​* Conditions apply: Prices are per person one-way, subject to availability. Queensland Rail Travel reserves the right to make changes without notice.​​

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