Thomson River, Longreach, Outback, QLD

Flights from Brisbane (BNE) to Longreach (LRE)

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Brisbane (BNE) to Longreach (LRE)

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Visiting from Brisbane to Longreach

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Longreach is the heart of Outback Queensland and is home to attractions including the Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Qantas Founders Museum. Visit to enjoy the ultimate outback experience - with events, friendly locals, iconic attractions and a fascinating history to discover. It’s one of the largest centres in Western Queensland, this town is a tribute to Australia and life on the land. It’s an important rural service centre for one of the state's most prosperous wool and beef areas.

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Flight information

Brisbane to Launceston flight information

The approximate flight time for flights from Brisbane to Longreach is 2 hours and 10 minutes.

How many direct flights go to Longreach from Brisbane on a weekly basis? 

On average, there is 1 flight per week from Brisbane to Longreach.

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When to visit

The best time of year to visit Longreach for hot-weather activities is from early November to late March. The summers are long, hot and partly cloudy while the winters are short, cool, dry and mostly clear. Most people like to visit between April and October when the weather is not as hot as the summer months. Over the year, the temperature varies from 8°C to 37°C and is rarely below 3°C or above 41°C.

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Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Longreach Airport (LRE)Opens external site in a new window is the gateway to outback central Queensland. It is located on the Landsborough Highway, approximately 2km from the centre of Longreach.

Arriving in Longreach

The friendly staff at Longreach Airport will be waiting to greet you when you land. Once you collect your bags, there are several transport options available to get you into town.

Getting into Longreach from Longreach Airport

Longreach Airport is located on the Landsborough Highway, approximately 2km from the centre of Longreach. The most convenient way to get into Longreach from the airport is taxi or car rental which are available at the airport. Longreach Airport also has terminal carpark facilities that are available for all overnight and short-term parking requirements. 

Getting around Longreach

A rental car is the best way to get around Longreach to explore the outback region and beyond. Charter transport and tours are available, or you may like to order a taxi through Longreach Taxi services. If flying from Brisbane, QantasLink flights between Brisbane and Longreach are operated in partnership with the Queensland Government.

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What is the main airport called? 

Brisbane Airport (BNE).Opens external site in a new window Located a 30-minute drive from the city centre on Airport Drive at Eagle Farm. It is main airport serving Brisbane and South East Queensland. There are two terminals at Brisbane Airport: International and Domestic. 

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Can I cancel my flight booking due to COVID-19?

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If your plans have changed or you no longer wish to travel, visit Manage Booking to change your travel dates or cancel your flight. Visit Booking changes for more information.

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* Flight prices are per adult in Australian Dollars, based on payment at qantas.com by BPAY made 7 days or more before departure, POLi or Qantas issued UATP. For other payment options a percentage based fee applies, capped at a maximum per passenger of $22 for Domestic or $120 for International travel. Prices are not guaranteed until payment is made. Fares may not be available on all flights or days. Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines. Prices may fluctuate if taxes or foreign exchange rates change. Passengers booking Premium Economy may be seated in Economy on connecting flights. Check the fare rules for more details before booking. Inclusions vary between flights. All schedules subject to change, including last minute aircraft changes. QantasLink flights operated by Sunstate Airlines (Qld) Pty Ltd ABN 82 009 734 703, Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd ABN 77 001 599 024, and National Jet Systems Pty Ltd ABN 11 008 279 203. Licence No per state: QLD - 407, NSW - 2TA000237, VIC - 30362, SA - TTA155, WA - 9TA52.

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