Explore Queensland's incredible events by rail


In communities across our great state, Queensland’s exciting events and festivities are returning! From rodeos to music festivals to sports, culinary and cultural experiences, get out and soak up the warm hospitality and community spirit. Escape by train for your best travel experience.

​Let us take you there!

The best way to get to your chosen event is with Queensland Rail Travel. Take in the breathtaking beauty of the Sunshine State as you go, and arrive refreshed and ready to explore. We offer the largest and most comprehensive network of long distance and tourist trains in Australia. 

Our services extend along the Queensland coastline from Brisbane to Cairns and West to Charleville, Longreach and Mount Isa.

Arrive on-time, Arrive refreshed, 24 Services a week. The Tilt Train travels from Brisbane to Bundaberg and Rockhampton, with RailBus Coach Connections to Hervey Bay.
RouteRoute:Brisbane to Rockhampton
DurationDuration:7 hrs 30 mins
Connecting Queensland the new way. The Spirit of Queensland travels from Brisbane to Cairns and return four times a week, with RailBus Coach Connections to Hervey Bay and Airlie Beach.
RouteRoute:Brisbane to Cairns
DurationDuration:25 hrs
The heart and soul of Queensland's Outback. The Spirit of the Outback travels from Brisbane to Longreach twice a week, with RailBus Coach Connections to Winton.
RouteRoute: Brisbane to Longreach
DurationDuration: 26 hrs
Journey west to the Great Dividing Range. The Westlander travels from Brisbane to Charleville twice a week, with RailBus Coach Connections to Quilpie and Cunnamulla.
RouteRoute:Brisbane to Charleville
DurationDuration:17 hrs
Take the track less travelled. The Inlander travels from Townsville to Mount Isa twice a week.
RouteRoute:Townsville to Mount Isa
DurationDuration:21 hrs