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.
The Spirit of the Outback is now operating with social distancing measures in place.
Queensland Rail Travel is committed to supporting Queenslanders by preventing the spread of COVID-19. More information here.
Route: Brisbane to Longreach|| ||
Network Map: Train Stations|
Distance: 1325 kms|| ||
Tues at 6.10pm & Sat at 1.55pm
Duration: 26 hrs|| ||
Mon & Thu at 10.00am
RailBus Coach Connections to/from Longreach to Winton available.
Download the Spirit of the Outback Factsheet
Download the Travelsafe First Class Fact Sheet
Please note: The Economy Single Sleeper carriages are temporarily out of service for scheduled maintenance and are planned to return after the works are undertaken.
Planning a rail holiday for 2021?
For information about rail holidays travelling in 2021, please contact our Holidays Team or visit one of our Travel Centres. Please note a new brochure for the travel season from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022 will be available online soon.