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Indicative Rate* $49.00 to $899.00 One Way

07 3235 7322
1800 872 467
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www.queenslandrailtravel.com.au

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Description

Queensland is full of hidden surprises just waiting to be discovered, and what better way to experience them than through the magic of rail. A scenic rail trip allows you to make the most of your holiday, with every minute of the journey as much a part of the adventure as the destination itself. Relax in comfort as you watch the amazing scenery go by or enjoy the company of fellow travellers over a meal showcasing the finest of Queensland produce. With the convenience of traditional or modern trains, a choice of travel classes to suit, a rail journey is the perfect way to travel. Queensland Rail Travel has a comprehensive network of long distance and tourist trains extending along the Queensland coastline from Brisbane to Cairns, and west to Charleville, Longreach and Mount Isa playing an important role in connecting regional Queensland.

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Facilities

  • Checkin Desk
    Checkin Desk
  • Public Telephone
    Public Telephone
  • Public Toilet
    Public Toilet
  • Waiting Area
    Waiting Area

Other Information

Children:
Children are welcome. A child under 12 years of age will not be permitted to travel unless accompanied by a parent or adult guardian responsible for the care of the child.

Disabled:
Every Queensland Rail Travel service carries a collapsible wheelchair to aid customers with restricted mobility to get to and from their seat or sleeping berth. Facilities including a specially designed toilet and seating area are available for customers with a disability on some services. The Spirit of Queensland and Tilt Train Services: The Spirit of Queensland and Tilt Train services can accommodate most types of motorised wheelchairs and mobility scooters. Queensland Rail Travel's Customer Contact Centre staff will be able to advise if your particular mobility device is able to safely gain access. Facilities including a large accessible toilet and seating area are available for customers with a disability on Tilt Train and Spirit of Queensland services. The Sunlander, Spirit of the Outback, The Westlander and The Inlander: The traditional style of rail travel offered by their other services is not fully accessible to customers who use a wheelchair, due to narrow door and aisle ways. However, a small onboard wheelchair is available for use once inside the train. Please discuss your exact requirements with your travel consultant to determine if you will be able to safely use the service.

Cancellation Information:
Cancellation Policy: Fees will apply if travel is cancelled or amended.

Other Facilities:
Checked Luggage: Economy and Premium Economy Seats or Triple Sleeper customers may check in one item of luggage not exceeding 20 kilograms (44 pounds). Business Seat, Twin and Single Sleeper or RailBed customers may check in two items of luggage not exceeding 20 kilograms (44 pounds) per item.
Luggage check-in facilities open one hour prior to departure at attended stations and close 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.
All customers are entitled to one item of carry on luggage (unchecked), limited to a maximum size of 23 x 34 x 48 centimetres per item. Carry on luggage must be placed under a seat, sleeping berth or in the luggage racks provided.
Smoking is not permitted onboard any Queensland Rail Travel service or station platform.

Further Details:
Showers and toilets are provided at the end of all sleeping and most sitting cars. There are no showers available on the Tilt Train between Brisbane and Rockhampton.
Dining and special diets: For customers travelling in Queenslander Class on The Sunlander or RailBeds on the Spirit of Queensland, main meals are included in the fare. On other services, meals and snacks are available for purchase as required from the Dining Car, Club Car, Buffet Car or Galley Car (depending on the train). Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are not included in the fare but may be purchased on all Queensland Rail Travel long distance services. Arrangements can be made for customers who have special dietary requirements providing four days notice is given.
Reservations: Reservations may be made up to 325 days in advance. Restrictions for short journeys may apply. Please contact Queensland Rail Travel for full terms and conditions.
Fares: All fares quoted on this site are in Australian Dollars (including GST).

How To Get There:
Queensland Rail Travel offers RailBus connections available to Airlie Beach, Yeppoon and Hervey Bay regions. Queensland Rail Travel stations are located at various towns along the Queensland coast and outback routes. Please visit queenslandrailtravel.com.au/Planyourtrip for our interactive map and timetable information. Queensland Rail Travel do not provide accommodation pickup however transfers may be arranged by your travel agent or your accommodation operator may offer this service.


Queensland Rail Travel Transport Services


The Sunlander

The Sunlander - Queensland Rail Travel

Weave your way gently up the Queensland coast onboard The Sunlander. Simply sit back and enjoy the breathtaking scenery between the vibrant cosmopolitan capital of Brisbane and the lush tropical paradise of Cairns, knowing you'll be treated to something special. It's the warm and social atmosphere of The Sunlander that makes this journey one to remember so don't miss the opportunity to experience one of Australia's most endearing rail journeys before it retires in 2014.

Transport Service Departs From

  • Roma Street Transit Centre

Transport Service Travels To

  • Mackay Train Station
  • Proserpine Train Station
  • Townsville Train Station
  • Cairns Train Station

Indicative Rates*

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$785.00$899.00One Way
Derived from 1 person rate, levels of accommodation range from Economy Seat to Triple, Single or Twin Sleeper and meal-inclusive Queenslander Class. Concession discounts may apply for valid entitlement holders.


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome. A child under 12 years of age will not be permitted to travel unless accompanied by a parent or adult guardian responsible for the care of the child.

Disabled: The Sunlander has limited provision for customers with disabilities. Their onboard staff are available to aid passengers with special needs including assisting them when boarding and disembarking, moving to and from their seat, sleeping berth, accessing the toilets and shower entrance, and if required, serve meals to their seats. However, their onboard staff cannot lift passengers in any way or provide any form of nursing assistance such as giving injections, medication, helping passengers on or off the toilet pedestal, and washing passengers. Should a passenger require assistance of this kind it is the responsibility of the passenger to arrange for a carer to travel with them. If you require assistance or you are travelling with your wheelchair, please contact Queensland Rail Travel, so necessary arrangements may be made.

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Queenslander Class on The Sunlander

Queenslander Class on the Sunlander - Queensland Rail Travel

Queenslander Class is the ideal way to experience the picturesque coast between Brisbane and Cairns. Enjoy the social atmosphere of the dining car, or while away the hours with a beverage in the lounge car. Queenslander Class sleepers feature reading lights, washbasins, crisp linen and a Queensland organic and sustainable amenities pack. With delectable cuisine showcasing Queensland produce, don't miss the opportunity to experience the romance of Queenslander Class before The Sunlander retires in 2014.

Transport Service Departs From

  • Roma Street Transit Centre

Transport Service Travels To

  • Mackay Train Station
  • Proserpine Train Station
  • Townsville Train Station
  • Cairns Train Station

Indicative Rates*

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$899.00$899.00One Way
Derived from 1 person rate twin share Brisbane to Cairns or Vice Versa. Other fares available for various sectors. Concession discounts may apply to valid entitlement card holders.


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Spirit of the Outback

Spirit of the Outback - Queensland Rail Travel

Nothing stirs the imagination quite like a journey to Queensland's outback onboard the Spirit of the Outback. This fascinating journey between Brisbane and Longreach offers a unique insight into the history and culture of early Australia through onboard commentary. Wonder at the ever changing landscape, as the Spirit of the Outback makes its way into the very heart of the Queensland Outback before arriving in Longreach, home to the famous Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame.

Transport Service Departs From

  • Roma Street Transit Centre

Transport Service Travels To

  • Rockhampton Train Station
  • Emerald Train Station
  • Barcaldine Train Station
  • Longreach Train Station

Indicative Rates*

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$235.00$529.00One Way
Derived from 1 person rate. Accommodation ranges from Economy Seat to Triple, Single or Twin Sleeper, including First Class meal inclusive Sleepers from Brisbane to Longreach or vice versa. Coach connection to Winton available at extra charge. Concession discounts may apply to valid entitlement card holders.


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome. A child under 12 years of age will not be permitted to travel unless accompanied by a parent or adult guardian responsible for the care of the child.

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The Westlander

The Westlander - Queensland Rail Travel

Follow in the path of Queensland's famed explorers onboard The Westlander. This scenic journey from Brisbane travels across the Great Dividing Range and through the rich farmlands of the Darling Downs to Charleville, the largest town in south west Queensland. An array of Outback experiences await you at your destination including stargazing at the Cosmos Centre, the Royal Flying Doctor Service base and the opal fields of the south west.

Transport Service Departs From

  • Roma Street Transit Centre

Transport Service Travels To

  • Toowoomba Train Station
  • Dalby Train Station
  • Roma Train Station
  • Charleville Train Station

Indicative Rates*

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$148.50$327.00One Way
Derived from 1 person rate. Accommodation ranges from Economy Seat to Triple, Single or Twin Sleeper. Brisbane to Charleville or vise versa.


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Kuranda Scenic Railway

Kuranda Scenic Railway - Queensland Rail Travel

Kuranda Scenic Railway is a spectacular journey combining unsurpassed views of World Heritage Listed rainforest, steep ravines and picturesque waterfalls. Constructed between 1882 and 1891 it is considered an engineering feat of tremendous magnitude. Hundreds of men were employed to build the 15 hand-made tunnels and 37 bridges that stand as a monument to the pioneers of Tropical North Queensland. This is one of the world's great railway journeys, one not to be missed.

Transport Service Departs From

  • Cairns

Transport Service Travels To

  • Kuranda

Indicative Rates*

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$49.00$97.00One Way
Derived from 1 person rate. Travel Heritage Class or Gold Class


Other Information

Children: Child fare apply to children aged 4 - 14 years inclusive. Infants aged 0 - 3 years travel free of charge.

Disabled: Wheel chair access at all stations. Wheel chair Ramp at Cairns station. Wheel chair lift at Freshwater and Kuranda stations. When booking please advise Reservations you require wheelchair access, so that they are able to provide the appropriate assistance.

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The Inlander

The Inlander - Queensland Rail Travel

If taking the path less travelled appeals to your adventurous side, step aboard The Inlander. The Inlander journeys between the tropical city of Townsville and the prominent mining hub of Mount Isa, where much of Queensland's mineral wealth is found. Wonder at the rugged yet beautiful inland scenery on your journey past Charters Towers, through the Great Dividing Range and into the landscapes of the northern outback.

Transport Service Departs From

  • Townsville Train Station

Transport Service Travels To

  • Hughenden Train Station
  • Julia Creek Train Station
  • Cloncurry Train Station
  • Mount Isa Train Station

Indicative Rates*

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$179.00$375.00One Way
Derived from 1 person rate. Accommodation ranges from Economy Seats to Triple, Single or Twin Sleeper.


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Gulflander

Gulflander - Queensland Rail Travel

Join the legendary Gulflander for a rail journey unlike any other. The heritage listed Normanton to Croydon line is an icon of the outback, an isolated railway line affectionately said to go from 'nowhere to nowhere'. Originally built to connect the once bustling river port of Normanton with the rich gold fields of Croydon, today the Gulflander is a once in a lifetime experience and a working tribute to the early pioneers of the region.

Transport Service Departs From

  • Normanton

Transport Service Travels To

  • Croydon Train Station

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$115.00$115.00Return
Derived from 1 person rate. Child and Concession discounts may apply with valid entitlement cards.


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Spirit of Queensland

Tilt Train (Brisbane to Cairns Service) - Queensland Rail Travel

Experience the Spirit of Queensland as it journeys the Queensland coast between Brisbane and Cairns. Discover the contemporary and comfortable design of the Spirit of Queensland, by choosing a Premium Economy Seat with its leather seats and generous legroom or upgrade to a RailBed, a spacious seat by day converting to a lie-flat bed at night. With its modern seating and entertainment options, you will be relaxed from the moment you step onboard.

Transport Service Departs From

  • Roma Street Transit Centre

Transport Service Travels To

  • Mackay Train Station
  • Proserpine Train Station
  • Townsville Train Station
  • Cairns Train Station

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$269.00$519.00One Way
Derived from 1 person rate. Accommodation is Premium Economy Seats to RailBeds from Brisbane to Cairns or vice verse. Concession discounts may apply to valid entitlement card holders.


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome. A child under 12 years of age will not be permitted to travel unless accompanied by a parent or adult guardian responsible for the care of the child.

Disabled: Car E of the Spirit of Queensland has three allocated spaces, with four additional accessible seats available for transfer. Car B has 2 accessible RailBeds which covert from a leather seat into a fully lay flat mattress. Both cars have an accessible toilet and shower compartment. The compartment has a large sliding door, a timer which automatically closes the door after antry, specially designed hand rails, an emergency call button and a swich to lock the door for privacy

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Tilt Train

Tilt Train (Brisbane to Rockhampton Service) - Queensland Rail Travel

The Tilt Train connects passengers with tourist destinations along the coastline between Brisbane and Bundaberg and onto Rockhampton. The Tilt Train is the perfect choice for short getaways such as a visit to the Southern Great Barrier Reef, whale watching in Hervey Bay or a relaxing break discovering the natural beauty of Fraser Island. Whether you are travelling for business or pleasure, the Tilt Train allows you to sit back and wave the world goodbye.

Transport Service Departs From

  • Roma Street Transit Centre

Transport Service Travels To

  • Gympie North Train Station
  • Maryborough West Train Station
  • Bundaberg Train Station
  • Miriam Vale Train Station
  • Gladstone Train Station
  • Mount Larcom Train Station
  • Rockhampton Train Station

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$89.00$185.00One Way
Derived from 1 person rate. Accommodation types Economy Seat or Business Class for Brisbane to Bundaberg and Rockhampton or vice versa. Concession discounts may apply to valide entitlement card holders.


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome. A child under 12 years of age will not be permitted to travel unless accompanied by a parent or adult guardian responsible for the care of the child.

Disabled: The Bundaberg and Rockhampton Tilt Train services feature a large accessible toilet, and space for up to three people to travel in their wheelchairs. The toilet is located at the rear of the business class carriage (Car A) and has a large sliding door, a timer which automatically closes the door after entry, specially designed hand rails, an emergency call button and a switch to lock the door for privacy. Cars F and G on the Cairns Tilt Train have three wheelchair accessible spaces as well as an accessible toilet and shower compartment. The compartment has a large sliding door, a timer which automatically closes the door after entry, specially designed hand rails, an emergency call button and a switch to lock the door for privacy

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