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Getting to Mount Isa

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Mount Isa may be a long way from where you call home but the city is fully accessible by sealed roads, rail and plane.


The main highways in and out of Mount Isa are  suitable for all vehicle types  and there are also 4WD accessible sites in the region for the off road enthusiast. 

On your drive to Mount Isa you will travel through some of the most magnificent scenery in Australia. Coming in from the west you'll pass through spectacular savannah grasslands, from the east you'll see undulating ranges and from the south the remnants of an inland sea. 

Distances & Directions

If you have any questions regarding travel in the Outback or getting to Mount Isa contact the Visitor Centre in Outback at Isa.

Once you arrive in Mount Isa:

Get Directions to the Mount Isa Entertainment and Tourism Venues - Mount Isa Civic Centre, Buchanan Park Entertainment Complex and Outback at Isa. 

Road Conditions

Provides visitors to the outback with important road safety tips and useful travel information when driving on Outback highways and roads.

Flights to and from Mount Isa


Brisbane to Mount Isa 
2hr 40min
Sunday to Friday - twice daily
Saturday - one flight 

Townsville to Mount Isa 
1hr 40min
Monday to Friday - twice daily
Sunday - one flight
Saturday - no flights


Brisbane to Mount Isa 
2hr 40min
Monday to Friday - one flight


Cairns to Mount Isa


Queensland Rail operates 'The Inlander' service between Mount Isa and Townsville twice weekly. Departing Townsville on Saturdays and Wednesdays and Mount Isa on Sundays and Thursdays. Book Here. 


Bus Queensland

Bus Queensland operates daily services between Mount Isa and Brisbane with additional services between Townsville and Mount Isa three days a week. Book through Bus Queensland or call 1300 287 537.


Greyhound operate daily services between Mount Isa and Brisbane, with additional services to Townsville and Tennant Creek (Northern Territory) Sunday & Wednesday. Bookings can be made through Greyhound or call 1300 473 946.

Bus Charter Services

For those looking for charter bus services Mount Isa Coaches 
Airport to Hotel Transfers, Event Shuttle Services and more.
07 4744 8585. 

Other Links of Interest

Mount Isa Map
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