The Inlander Timetables and Bookings

Queensland Rail Travel train Holidays

Take the Inlander on a journey that is less traveled to appeal to your adventurous spirit.

Discover the natural beauty and heritage of North West Queensland’s Outback. Take the Inlander from Townsville to Charters Towers, then to Mount Isa.

Enjoy Onboard Experiences

Food options: Relax and enjoy the changing landscapes from the Inlander Lounge. You can also purchase light snacks or drinks from the self-service section.

RouteRoute: Townsville to Mount Isa Network MapNetwork Map: Train Stations
DistanceDistance: 778 kms DepartsDeparts Townsville:
Wed & Sat
DurationDuration: 21 hrs DepartsDeparts Mount Isa:
Sun & Thur

Accessibility: Due to narrow corridors and doors, access is difficult. With assistance from an onboard crew member, a small manual wheelchair (350mm in width and weighing 100kg) can be used onboard. However, there are size restrictions for mobility devices that can be stored in the luggage compartment. For more information, please contact our reservations team.

For Bookings, contact us using the form at the bottom of the page.

The Inlander – Onboard

Travelling west through the remote townships of Queensland’s northern outback, the journey on The Inlander gives you the chance to glimpse the heritage and natural treasures of North Queensland’s ‘big sky’ country.

Travel Information

Economy Seat – Enjoy a generous recline and a fold down table. Throughout the journey, a complimentary snack pack in-seat is provided at all meal times.

* Amenities Toilets and showers are available at the ends of all Economy and Sleeper carriages

We ask that you not smoke on any of our services.

Economy Seat with Checked Luggage Allowance Economy: One 20kg item per customer

One piece of hand luggage is allowed per customer

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For group bookings please contact us by clicking here.

For standard bookings or to call QLD Rail Travel, click here.