Can you fly to Outback Queensland and hire a rental car?

Yes, you certainly can.

QANTAS operates direct flights into Queensland’s Outback from Brisbane and Townsville.

Rex Airlines has flights into the region from Brisbane, Townsville and Cairns, as well as flights within the region. Large towns generally have hire car options, but check with the town or company in question.


  • Brisbane to: Barcaldine, Blackall, Charleville, Longreach, Mount Isa, Roma
  • Townsville to: Cloncurry, Mount Isa


Towns include:
Bedourie, Boulia, Birdsville, Cunnamulla, Charleville, Mount Isa, Quilpie, Windorah, Thargomindah, Hughenden, Julia Creek, Longreach, Richmond and Winton.

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