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.View our Longreach travel guide
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Visiting from Brisbane to Longreach
Brisbane to Longreach
The approximate 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.
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.
What is the main airport called?
Longreach Airport (LRE)Opens in a new tab or 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.
Fly from Brisbane
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What is the main airport called?
Brisbane Airport (BNE).Opens in a new tab or 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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