The Spirit of Queensland combines modern seating and entertainment options with the charm of long-distance rail travel. Contemporary, comfortable and designed for relaxation.
Travelling between Brisbane and Cairns five times a week, the Spirit of Queensland redefines the modern rail travel experience with a comfortable and convenient way to access spectacular holiday destinations such as the Great Barrier Reef, the Whitsundays, Townsville and Cairns and everywhere in between.
So wherever you're heading, the Spirit of Queensland will have you relaxed from the moment you step aboard to the time you arrive at your destination.
Route: Brisbane to Cairns|| ||
Network Map: Train Stations|
Distance: 1681 kms|| ||
Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri & Sat at 3.45pm
Duration: 24 hrs|| ||
Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri & Sun at 9.00am
RailBus Coach Connections to/from Airlie Beach and Hervey Bay available.
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Our times have changed!
Effective 15 October 2018.
We have made minor changes to the Spirit of Queensland timetables since October 2018. These changes have had minor impacts on some departure and arrival times. You can view the updated timetables below:
Spirit of Queensland Timetable from 15 October 2018