How to get here
You can reach the Barcaldine Region via the Capricorn, Matilda and Landsborough Highways and also from the north, via the Torrens Creek Road. The Torrens Creek Road has 5km of unsealed pavement at the Torrens Creek end. However, work is currently underway to seal this section and will be complete by 2022.
Queensland Rail operates trips twice weekly from Brisbane to Alpha, Jericho and Barcaldine aboard the Spirit of the Outback passenger train. Enjoy the relaxing and peaceful tranquillity of train travel. Provision can be made to transport your car on board the train.
Queensland Rail Reservations: 1800 872 467
The Greyhound coach service operates to and from Rockhampton and Barcaldine on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Travel in the air-conditioned coaches with on board movies and meal breaks along the way.
Greyhound reservations: 1300 473 946
Bus Queensland runs a daily service between Brisbane and Barcaldine.
Bus Queensland reservations: 1300 287 537
Qantaslink flies directly into Barcaldine from Brisbane twice a week, on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Timetable is subject to change. Travel time is approximately two hours. There are daily flights to Longreach from Brisbane.
Barcaldine News and Travel
Agents for QantasLink, Rex, Queensland Rail, Greyhound and Bus Queensland.
Telephone: 07 4651 1104
If flying into Longreach, car hire can be obtained from Budget or Avis car hire.
Avis: 07 4650 1000 and Budget 07 4650 1001