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.
NOTE: All bookings for the Spirit of the Outback have been suspended, effective 30 March 2020, in the interest of avoiding non-essential gatherings.
Queensland Rail Travel is committed to supporting Queenslanders by preventing the spread of COVID-19. We thank you for your understanding at this difficult time. Cancellation and rebooking fees will continue to be waived.
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
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.