Spirit of the Outback

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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.

 

Route Route: Brisbane to Longreach  Network Map Network Map: Train Stations
Distance Distance: 1325 kms  Departs Departs Brisbane:
Tues at 6.10pm & Sat at 1.55pm
Duration Duration: 26 hrs  Departs Departs Longreach:
Mon & Thu at 10.00am


RailBus Coach Connections to/from Longreach to Winton available.

PDF Download the Spirit of the Outback Factsheet

 

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.

Our times are changing!

Effective 15 October 2018.

We will make minor changes to the Spirit of the Outback timetables in October. These changes will impact some departure and arrival times.
If you are travelling after 15 October 2018 your travel plans may be impacted. You can view the updated timetables below:

  • Spirit of the Outback Timetable from 15 October 2018 

 

  
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Brisbane to Longreach
<strong>Brisbane to Longreach</strong><br>
B-Quick fare from $427<sup>*</sup>
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Bundaberg to Emerald
<strong>Bundaberg to Emerald</strong><br>
B-Quick fare from $315<sup>*</sup>
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Brisbane to Emerald
<strong>Brisbane to Emerald</strong><br>
B-Quick fare from $392<sup>*</sup>
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Longreach to Nambour
<strong>Longreach to Nambour</strong><br>
B-Quick fare from $420<sup>*</sup>
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<div class="col-xs-12"><a href="/Pages/Entertainment.aspx"><img src="/MediaAssets/Icons/Train/Tablet.png" alt="Tablets" title="Tablets" style="width: 35px; height: 35px; margin-right: 8px;"/></a>Entertainment available on Tablets</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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