Barcaldine, sunset, outback, QLD

Flights from Longreach (LRE) to Barcaldine (BCI)

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Visiting Barcaldine

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Barcaldine travel information

Barcaldine is a historic farming region in the far reaches of outback Queensland, located approximately 440km west of Rockhampton. The small town is a mirage of green in the middle of the outback with tree-lined streets and lush gardens and it’s full of friendly locals. The region is one of the largest cattle producing regions in Central Western Queensland and also has a productive sheep, wool and macropod harvesting industry with the prospect of mining.

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When to visit

Best time to visit Barcaldine

Average temperatures in Barcaldine vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The ideal times to visit are between April and October. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Barcaldine, the hottest months are January, December, and then February. The warmest time of year is generally early December where highs are regularly around 36.2°C with temperatures rarely dropping below 21.8°C at night. 

Arrival information

When your flight arrives at the town of Barcaldine Airport, you’ll be welcomed by the friendly staff at Barcaldine Airport ready to get your visit to Barcaldine underway. Barcaldine town centre is located 1 km from Barcaldine Airport and takes about 2 minutes by car to reach.

Arriving at Barcaldine Airport

Once you collect your bags from the bag carousel area, there are a few transport options available to get you to town. 

Getting into Barcaldine

Hire cars or taxis are not available at the terminal, but contact your chosen accommodation provider in advance, and many will offer an airport transfer to your place of stay in Barcaldine. Alternatively, you may wish to rent a car and drive.

Getting around Barcaldine

The best way to explore Barcaldine centre is by taking a walking tour of the town or hire a bike from Barcaldine Visitor Information Centre. Bus Queensland runs a service to neighbouring towns, including Longreach. 

Why Qantas

The benefits of flying Qantas

Fly to Barcaldine in comfort on a QantasLink flight and arrive feeling refreshed and ready to enjoy your stay. Qantas aims to ensure you enjoy every moment of your journey, from take-off to touch down.

Seamless check-in

With a number of check-in options designed to suit your needs, it’s easy to get your trip to Barcaldine off to the right start. Visit a kiosk to check in on arrival or use our online and mobile check-in services to check-in for your flight up to 24 hours before departure. 

Included baggage

Enjoy peace of mind knowing baggage is included on all Qantas flights. Baggage is included for every passenger on your flight to Barcaldine. Visit our baggage calculator to find out more.

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

If your flights were booked through a travel agency or third-party website, please contact them directly to discuss your options.

If your plans have changed or you no longer wish to travel, visit Manage Booking to change your travel dates or cancel your flight and request a flight credit to use towards a future flight. Please visit our Booking changes and other options page for more information.

If we’ve cancelled your Qantas flight, including your Classic Flight Reward booking, wait to hear from us before changing your booking. We’ll be contacting anyone whose flight has been impacted as soon as possible.

Important information

* 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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 This offer applies to Qantas operated flights for the following dates: Australian Domestic: booked between 21 May 2020 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 12 June 2020 and 28 February 2022. Trans-Tasman: booked between 15 October 2020 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 16 October 2020 and 28 February 2022. International: booked between 25 February 2021 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 1 November 2021 and 31 December 2022. If you decide to change the date of your travel, we'll waive the change fee. You'll need to change your flight before your scheduled date of departure and select a new travel date within 12 months of your original booking date. When you're ready to rebook, you'll also need to cover any fare increase for your new flight, if applicable. For all changes, your applicable Fare Rules and the Qantas Conditions of Carriage apply.