Detailed route map
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- Route: Brisbane - Cairns / Brisbane - Rockhampton
- Duration: 1 night (25 hours) / 9 hours
- Distance: 1681 kilometres / 638 kilometres
- Frequency: Two times weekly and daily (See timetables)
- Special needs: Wheelchair access, Dietary needs
About the Tilt Train
The Tilt Train is fast becoming the most popular way to explore Queensland's coastal destinations. Reach fantastic getaways like whale watching at Hervey Bay, spectacular Fraser Island, the Great Barrier Reef and stunning Whitsundays.
Travelling along the coast is comfortable and relaxing aboard the Tilt Train. Passengers aboard the North Queensland service enjoy business seating throughout, with personal entertainment screens, laptop connections and personal power supply, and the option of in-seat dining or Club Car offering light meals and refreshments. If you're planning a shorter journey between south-east and central Queensland, the Tilt Train can connect you with most major holiday destinations. And you have the option of business or economy seating.
The Tilt Train is the perfect way to holiday hop along Australia's north-eastern coast. Tilt Train services run between Brisbane and Cairns and between Brisbane and Rockhampton twice a week.
Past travellers on the Tilt Train
"The crew who went out of their way to ensure her journey was comfortable and provided her with excellent care and service"
- (Maryborough, Australia)
Within Australia: 1300 131 722
International: +617 3235 7322
Online bookings for the Tilt Train
Bookings for the Tilt Train can be made at our Queensland Rail Travel website.
You'll be asked to choose a train journey and then you can book accommodation and activities.
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Online bookings are fully secure.