Travel options to join our tours

Outback Queensland is a big, beautiful region, famous for its characters, culture, pioneer and indigenous stories.  Most of our tours depart from either Longreach, Cairns or Brisbane.  Below are some joining instructions:

How to get to Longreach

By Rail

Twice weekly overnight rail services operate between Brisbane and Longreach on the Spirit of the Outback rail journey by Queensland Rail Travel.  The service travels up the East Coast to Rockhampton, then inland to Longreach.  Journey time is 24 hours and the total distance is 1325km.  The Spirit of the Outback is a popular option for many of our passengers who relish to opportunity to expand their Outback experience.  For bookings, please ask our reservation team or your preferred travel agent.

By Air

QantasLink operate daily flights between Brisbane and Longreach.  Flight times are approx  2.5 hours each way. Our reservation team are happy to book flights for you in conjunction with tour bookings.  Alternatively you may choose to organise your flights yourself or through your preferred agent. 

By Coach

Bus Queensland is the Queensland Government contract holder for long distance coach services in Queensland.  Their new coaches offer passenger comfort and convenience - sit back, relax and focus on your destination!  On the Brisbane to Mount Isa service, Bus Queensland arrives daily in Longreach at 10.05am.  On the Mount Isa to Brisbane service, Bus Queensland arrives daily in Longreach at 3.25pm.   Pick up/Drop off point for this service is the Commercial Hotel, cnr Eagle and Duck Street, Longreach.



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