Spirit of Queensland - Brisbane/Cairns

2 Day Rail Journey - from £127

Designed for comfort and relaxation the Spirit of Queensland is the new way to travel on the classic Queensland journey between Brisbane and Cairns.

  • Option of Premium Economy or RailBed
  • 35 degrees of recline (RailBed only)
  • Generous leg room
  • Access to Club Car for refreshments
  • On demand entertainment systems

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Your Rail Journey

With the launch of the new Railbed and Premium Economy services, the spirit of Queensland has combined comfortable seating with personal, on demand entertainment systems to provide a modern rail experience.

A spacious and comfortable seat by day that converts in to a lie-flat bed at night. Enjoy 35 degrees of recline and a wide flat screen TV with on-demand entertainment options including movies and music. At night sleep well on a thick mattress topper and comfortable linen, all included in your fare.

Rail bed customers can enjoy all meals served directly to their seat.

Premium Economy
An economical way to travel along the Queensland coastline and take in the passing scenery from your window is in the comfort of a Premium Economy Seat. Enjoy generous leg room and a wide selection of on-demand movies on your personal widescreen display.

Premium Economy customers have access to the Club Car which offers refreshments throughout the journey.

Onboard facilities: Club Car allowing guests to purchase refreshments throughout the journey, showers and toilets situated at the end of each of the passenger carriages and water fountains located on every car. RailBed customers have a power outlet next to their seats.


Brisbane to Cairns (Year round) 

Departs: 1545 Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri & Sat
Arrives: 1605 Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun


Cairns to Brisbane (Year round)

Departs: 09:00 Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri & Sun
Arrives: 09:20 Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat & Mon


2 Day Rail Journey - from £127

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Prices shown based on 2 people travelling sharing a cabin

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