Getting To Winton

Located in the heart of Queensland’s Outback, Winton is accessible by road, rail, air and coach and definitely worth the trip.   Winton has a rich history as the birthplace of Waltzing Matilda and QANTAS and home to spectacular ancient landscapes.

You can access Winton by air, road and rail.

For coach transfers, see the Bus Queensland Timetables BNE-ISA and ISA-BNE.

And for a great new journey ‘for Australia’s longest shortcut’ explore the Outback Way by visiting their website www.outbackway.org.au

By Air

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.

Car rentals are available from  Budget or Avis, both conveniently located within the Longreach Airport terminal.

Longreach Airport is proud to be a foundation sponsor of the Vision Splendid Film Festival.

For more information visit Longreach Airport

By Road

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 Council Website.

And for a great new journey ‘for Australia’s longest shortcut’ explore the Outback Way by visiting their website www.outbackway.org.au

By Coach

An official partner of the festival, Bus Queensland coach services operate from Brisbane to Mount Isa and return, with a stop in Winton.

To help you plan your travel, refer here for the Bus Queensland Timetables BNE-ISA and ISA-BNE.

Tickets on Bus Queensland can be booked online at http://busqld.com.au/ or by calling 1300 287 537

By Rail

Spirit of the Outback rail services operated by Queensland Rail Travel run twice-weekly to and from Brisbane to Longreach. There is then a Coach Service to Winton.