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The XPT (Express Passenger Train) & XPLORER trains travel on routes between Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra and beyond.
XPT & XPLORER Departures: Daily
With a choice of daylight and overnight services on the majority of routes and daily departures, they represent a convenient and cost effective method of connecting between the state capitals with no need to fly*. Travel in Economy or First class seating carriages and if travelling on an overnight service, private 2-berth sleeping compartments with shared bathroom facilities are also available. With reserved seating available on all services, you’ll also find a buffet car on board with hot and cold food and beverages available for purchase.
*Please note — on the Sydney to Brisbane and Melbourne to Canberra routes, coach connections may operate for part of your journey. Please ask for full details of the routing and timings valid on your preferred day of travel.
Pricesareperpersonbasedon twinshare Melbourne to Sydney Seat from Sydney to Brisbane Seat from Sleeper Cabin Supplement from Singlesupplementsavailableupon request
£59 £59 £79
Skip the traffic and enjoy fast and convenient access to Queensland’s iconic coastal destinations when you take the Tilt Train. Travelling between Brisbane and Rockhampton, reaching speeds of up to 160km per hour, you can rest assured it’s a reliable means of reaching your destination. Enjoy your reclinable economy seat and foot rest while you flip through the pages of your complimentary magazine, or watch the onboard entertainment on overhead screens. If you’re heading to the city or up the coast for work, step aboard and enjoy the comfort of a larger Business seat, a complimentary juice and newspaper or, make the most of the travel time and plug your electronics into the power point at your seat — don’t miss a beat! Head to the Galley Car for a pick me up cup of coffee or something light to eat, or wait for the trolley service, so you can enjoy some snacks throughout your journey. Explore more of Queensland and take the train to stunning destinations such as the Southern Great Barrier Reef – disembark and head to Mon Repos to witness turtle hatchlings making their way to the ocean; explore the delicious and vibrant produce of the Bundaberg Burnett region, or head to World Heritage-listed Fraser Island for a dip in Lake Mackenzie… the choice is yours! Wherever you’re headed, whether travelling solo or in a group, the Tilt Train is a convenient and value for money means of taking your next business trip or relaxing holiday. Queensland has a distinctive spirit, thanks to a lush coastline bursting with flora and fauna, delicious produce, relaxed locals and adventures aplenty. At Queensland Rail Travel, there is no better way to explore this and more, than via the magic of a rail getaway. Skip the hassles of traffic or craning for a glimpse through the clouds and instead, view this beautiful part of the world from just outside the window of your long-distance train. Operating between Brisbane and Cairns 5 days a week, the Spirit of Queensland is your answer to taking a quick and relaxing trip away. The relaxation starts the moment you step aboard – enjoy modern and spacious seating, a variety of entertainment options on individual touch screens and delicious meals, prepared by a chef, using Queensland-sourced produce. Enjoy the nostalgia of rail travel as you put your feet up and unwind in your leather Premium Economy seat, or indulge in the ample space of your innovative RailBed – a conveniently spacious seat by day, lie-flat bed by night. Make friends with fellow passengers from the comfort of your seat, or head to the 24-hour licensed Club Car for fresh faces and a change of scene. Throughout your journey, the friendly staff are taking care of the ‘little things’ so you don’t have to and the driver is safely navigating the tracks, to ensure you arrive at your destination, comfortably and happily. Wherever you’re headed, a journey aboard the Spirit of Queensland will get your trip on the right track. Pricesareperpersonbasedon twinshare Premium Economy Seat from £129 £229 RailBed from Singlesupplementsavailableupon request
Spirit of Queensland Departures: Brisbane to Cairns - Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri & Sat Cairns to Brisbane - Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri & Sun
Tilt Train Departures: Daily
Pricesareperpersonbasedon twinshare Economy Seat from Business Class Seat from Singlesupplementsavailableupon request
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