For travel from 8 October 2012, a special offer is available for bona fide international backpackers visiting Queensland.
Up to 40% discount on Economy seats across our services ( excludes the Rockhampton Tilt Train services which are 15% discount)
Up to 40% discount on Business seats on the Cairns Tilt Train
Up to 20 % discount on triple berth sleepers across our services.
To receive the discount, backpackers must hold a current international passport with an international address as well as any valid backpacker identification.
Australian resident backpackers
Receive up to a 10% discount on Economy, Business and First Class adult rail fares (standard berth fees apply). A discount of up to 10% is available on the full adult inclusive Queenslander Class fare. To receive a discount, Australian resident backpackers must hold a valid Backpackers card.
A 10% discount is also available on Kuranda Scenic Railway adult fares for backpacker membership cardholders. All bookings are required to be made directly with the Cairns/Kuranda ticket office to receive the discount.
Queensland Rail Travel offers a range of affordable, flexible rail passes for backpackers which provide the ultimate way to travel around Queensland by stopping at key tourism hot spots throughout Queensland. These passes are an exciting option if you are looking to take your time and really experience your journey, with the freedom to travel at your own pace.
Click here to view the full range of rail passes and conditions.