Getting To Winton
Winton is located in the heart of Outback Queensland, 180 kilometres north-west of Longreach, 472 kilometres south-east of Mount Isa and 1,500 kilometres from Brisbane. The region covers 53,935 square kilometres and is home to approximately 1,130 residents.
You can access Winton by air, road and rail. The journey is as important, worthwhile and celebrated as the destination.
For inspiration to extend your stay, draft dreamy drive itineraries, and develop a deeper understanding of the many many wonderful adventures awaiting you, visit Outback Queensland Tourism Association
Australia's longest shortcut starts (or ends?) in Winton and is definitely worth your consideration. Explore the Outback Way by visiting their website www.outbackway.org.au
And on the way, investigate the Outback Way Outdoor Gallery.
Longreach Airport is the gateway to outback central Queensland and is the best way to reach Vision Splendid by air. Flights to Longreach are available from both Brisbane on a daily basis and Townsville twice a week.
QantasLink, Qantas, fly to Longreach from Brisbane on a daily basis. The airport is located approximately 180 kilometres from Winton.
Longreach Airport is proud to be a foundation sponsor of the Vision Splendid Film Festival.
For more information visit Longreach Airport
Winton is fully accessible via bitumen roads. Winton is located in Central Western Queensland on the Lansbourough Highway, 178 kilometres north-west of Longreach; 470 kilometres south-east of Mt Isa and approximately 1500 kilometres from Brisbane.
To help plan your trip, visit the RACQ Trip Planner.
For up to date road conditions please visit the Winton Shire Council Website.
Queensland Rail is an official partner of the Festival and Kolperi and runs the very special train journey Spirit of the Outback.
This journey between Brisbane and Longreach,
offers a unique insight into the history and cultures of Australia.
Wonder at the ever-changing landscape – as the train makes its way to and from the very heart of the Queensland Outback.
The rail services operated by Queensland Rail Travel run twice-weekly to and from Brisbane to Longreach. There is then a Coach Service to Winton.