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

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Fly  •  3 h 30 min

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

$210 - $395

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Bus  •  19 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Longreach

$85 - $130

2 alternative options

Train  •  25 h 10 min

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

$150 - $220

Drive  •  13 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Longreach 735.3 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Longreach is to bus which costs $120 - $180 and takes 19 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Longreach is to fly which costs $280 - $550 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brisbane and arriving at Longreach. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 19 h 40 min.

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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.

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The distance between Brisbane and Longreach is 988 km. The road distance is 1176.5 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Longreach without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 40 min and costs $120 - $180.

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

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Brisbane to Longreach bus services, operated by Bus Queensland, depart from Brisbane station.

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Brisbane to Longreach train services, operated by Queensland Rail Travel, depart from Brisbane Roma Street station.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Longreach is to fly which takes 3 h 30 min and costs $280 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $180 and takes 19 h 40 min, you could also train, which costs $210 - $300 and takes 25 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Longreach.
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  • Distance: 617.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

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 $85 - $130 and the journey takes 19 h 40 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
$150 - $220
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Longreach
Ave. Duration
19 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Longreach Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Brisbane to Longreach bus services, operated by Bus Queensland, arrive at Longreach station.

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Brisbane to Longreach train services, operated by Queensland Rail Travel, arrive at Longreach station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Longreach is 1177 km. It takes approximately 13 h 36 min to drive from Brisbane to Longreach.

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Qantas offers flights from Brisbane Airport to Longreach Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Longreach. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Brisbane Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs $14 - $20.

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