Long distance and interstate services

Long distance coach services

We have contracts with coach services around rural and remote Queensland. These services give Queenslanders living in regional and remote areas easy access to essential services.

You can plan your trip with timetables, maps and stop locations by visiting the websites for these services.

  • Bus Queensland provides services from:
    • Brisbane to Charleville
    • Brisbane to Mt Isa
    • Charters Towers to Townsville
    • Mt Isa to Townsville
    • Toowoomba to St George (via Moonie Highway)
    • Toowoomba to St George (via Gore Highway)
    • St George to Cunnamulla
    • St George to Lightning Ridge
    • Toowoomba to Rockhampton.
  • Greyhound Australia provides services from:
    • Rockhampton to Longreach
    • Rockhampton to Emerald
  • Mackay Transit provides services from:
    • Emerald to Mackay.
  • Bowen Transit provides services from:
    • Collinsville to Bowen.
  • Trans North Bus & Coach provides services from:
    • Cairns to Karumba
    • Cairns to Cooktown (inland)
    • Cairns to Cooktown (coastal).
  • North Burnett Regional Council
    • Monto to Mundubbera
    • Mundubbera to Bundaberg
    • Mundubbera to Maryborough
    • Eidsvold to Bundaberg (via Mt Perry)
    • Monto to Ceratodus.
  • Hinterland Connect provides services from:
    • Maleny to Nambour
    • Landsborough to Nambour.

Long distance train services

Queensland Rail’s travel network provides long-distance train trips throughout regional Queensland. These services link far north and outback Queensland with the rest of the state. Travelling on these services allows you to relax, see some of Queensland’s history and enjoy the scenery.

View the Queensland Rail Long Distance Services timetables.

Rail bus services

We have operators who provide bus connections with Queensland Rail’s long-distance train services. The operators liaise directly with Queensland Rail in relation to train arrival and departure times to coordinate the timing and delivery of the bus connection services.

For more information including fare costs, please contact the operators. Timetables are as per Queensland Rail Long Distance Services.

  • Outback Aussie Tours provides services from:
    • Longreach to Winton.
  • Eckel’s (07 4654 2585) provides services from:
    • Charleville to Cunnamulla
    • Charleville to Quilpie.

Interstate travel timetables

You can travel interstate via train or coach services.

See CountryLink’s timetables for details of all interstate train and coach services.