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Australia Trains: Tour, Trip & Rail Only
Australia Trains: Tour, Trip & Rail Only
General Information & Rail Passes

 

Rail Reservations
The Inlander
Townsville to Mount Isa
The Kuranda Scenic Railway

A historic journey from the tropical city of Townsville to the mining centre of Mount Isa, The Inlander offers the opportunity to experience the heritage and natural treasures of North Queensland's rugged, yet beautiful inland. This 977 km trip, enjoyed in air-conditioned comfort, travels through Charters Towers, across the Great Dividing Range and through the mining towns of Hughenden and Julia Creek before delivering passengers into the heart of Australia. There is so much to do and see from Mount Isa including the prehistoric exhibits at the Riversleigh Fossils Interpretive Centre and tours of underground mines.

So hitch a ride aboard The Inlander for a historic journey from the tropical city of Townsville to the big mining centre of Mount Isa. It's a fascinating 1,000km journey that takes you through an array of historic mining towns like Hughenden, Julia Creek and Charters Towers.

Heritage and natural treasures
When you're not taking in the view, or striking up a conversation with fellow passengers, you can always enjoy the two lounge cars with audio and video entertainment. A journey aboard The Inlander presents the perfect opportunity to experience the heritage and natural treasures of North Queensland's rugged, yet beautiful inland.

Sleeping Compartments


First Class [View]
Two types of First Class sleeping accommodation are available in single and twin berth compartments. All berths feature a washbasin, wardrobe, reading lights and power point (240v AC). Twin berths offer full-length mirrors. Full bedding and towels provided.

Economy [View]
Economy sleeping accommodation consists of a three berth compartment and feature a washbasin, reading lights and power point (240v AC). A blanket, lower sheet, pillow and pillowslip are provided for each economy berth.

Seats
For the budget conscious traveler, coach style seating is also available


Valid through March 31, 2012
Adult Prices
from Townsville
First Class Berth
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Economy Class Berth
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Coach Seat

Non-Refundable

Charters Towers 
N/A
N/A
$26
Hughenden
$183
$126
$60
Richmond
$204
$140
$74
Julia Creek 
$222
$149
$83
Cloncurry
$245
$167
$102
Mount Isa 
$279
$188
$122
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Prices are per person and do not include taxes or fees. Children ages 4 -15 years old pay half fare. Children under the age of 4 ride free if not occupying a seat. All prices are listed in Australian currency.

 

Coach fares require a 14 day advance purchase and are NON-REFUNDABLE or CHANGEABLE once booked.


Westbound Eastbound
  Sun & Thu   Mon & Fri
Depart Townsville
12.40 pm
Depart Mt Isa
1.30 pm
Arrive Charters Towers
3.33 pm
Depart Duchess
3.13 pm
Depart Charters Towers
3.43 pm
Arrive Cloncurry
5.34 pm
Depart Pentland
5.36 pm
Depart Cloncurry
5.43 pm
Depart Torrens Creek
6.36 pm
Arrive Julia Creek
8.56 pm
Arrive Hughenden
8.04 pm
Depart Julia Creek
9.01 pm
Depart Hughenden
8.19 pm
Arrive Richmond
11.58 pm
Arrive Richmond
10.36 pm
Tue & Sat
Depart Richmond
10.46 pm
Depart Richmond
12.03 am
 
Mon & Fri
Arrive Hughenden
2.22 am
Arrive Julia Creek
1.56 am
Depart Hughenden
2.39 am
Depart Julia Creek
2.11 am
Depart Torrens Creek
4.06 am
Arrive Cloncurry
5.00 am
Depart Pentland
5.00 am
Depart Cloncurry
5.20 am
Arrive Charters Towers
6.55 am
Depart Duchess
7.44 am
Depart Charters Towers
7.02 am
Arrive Mt Isa
9.35 am
Arrive Townsville
10.10 am

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