Spirit of the Outback

​​​Spirit of the Outback

Brisbane to Longreach

The perfect Outback Queensland experience begins onboard the Spirit of the Outback, a journey through ever-changing scenery and rugged terrain between Brisbane and Longreach.

With blue summer skies and rich golden soil to be seen into the horizon, the Spirit of the Outback provides the perfect opportunity to explore in comfort as the outback comes to life in front of your eyes.

From metropolis Brisbane your outback expedition begins, travelling through the vast regions with historic authentic outback towns along the way, this journey is another legend in the making.

Please note: The Shearers Rest Lounge and Economy Single Sleeper carriages are currently out of service for maintenance and may not be available for your selected travel dates. Our Economy Lounge is the alternate breakout space, this space offers a booth style seating arrangement and is shared with all customers. The Tuckerbox Restaurant remains open for the use of Customers booked in sleepers only.

Queensland Rail Travel is committed to supporting Queenslanders by preventing the spread of COVID-19. More information can be found on 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

 PDF Download the Spirit of the Outback Factsheet

Download the Travelsafe First Class Fact Sheet


Planning a rail holiday for 2021?

Our new Rail Holidays brochure is available to view now and is valid for travel from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022.  


  
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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-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>
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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-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" style="background-color: #e6f2ff; padding-bottom: 1em; margin-bottom: 1em;"><strong style="color: #0072bb;">Inclusions</strong><br/>
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<div class="col-xs-12 has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/Tablet.png" alt="" title="Tablets" style="width: 35px; height: 35px; margin-right: 8px;"/><a href="/Pages/Entertainment.aspx">Entertainment available on Tablets</a></div>
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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>
<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="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/>
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<div class="col-xs-12 has-link"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/Tablet.png" alt="" title="Tablets" style="width: 35px; height: 35px; margin-right: 8px;"/><a href="/Pages/Entertainment.aspx">Entertainment available on Tablets</a></div>
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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="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>
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<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>
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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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