There are 4 ways to get from Brisbane to Longreach by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Longreach (LRE) BNE - LRE

$211 - $395

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Longreach Bq201/Bq202

$90 - $140

2 alternative options

Train  •  25 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Longreach Spirit of the Outback

$160 - $230

Drive  •  13 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Longreach 735.3 miles

$100 - $160

What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Longreach, QLD, Australia?

Qantas flies from Brisbane to Longreach once daily. Alternatively, Bus Queensland operates a bus from Brisbane to Longreach once daily. Tickets cost $90 - $140 and the journey takes 17 h 42 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Longreach
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Longreach via Blackall
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Longreach via Barcaldine
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Longreach
Ave. Duration
25 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Longreach
Ave. Duration
17 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Brisbane and Longreach is 988 km. The road distance is 1177 km.

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Longreach is to bus which costs $120 - $180 and takes 17 h 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Longreach is to fly which takes 3 h 30 min and costs $270 - $550.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brisbane Roma Street and arriving at Longreach. Services depart twice a week. The journey takes approximately 25 h 10 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brisbane and arriving at Longreach. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 h 42 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Brisbane to Longreach, including transfers.