Ride the rails through our country.

Queensland Rail operates The Westlander into our region, travelling across the Great Dividing Range to Toowoomba, through the rich farmlands of the Darling Downs, before continuing onto its final destination, Charleville.


Prefer to take the passenger seat?

Soak up the scenery onboard one of the coaches that service the region. Regular bus services operate between Brisbane, Toowoomba, Warwick, Stanthorpe and beyond, with connections to air, rail and local buses. Murrays Coaches, Crisps Coaches, Greyhound Australia, Con-X-ion, Bus Queensland and Palmers Coaches.


All roads lead to Southern Queensland Country, including the Cunningham, New England, Warrego, Leichhardt, D’Aguilar, Brisbane Valley and Gore Highways and the Great Inland Way and the Adventure Way.

Our well-maintained highways and quiet country backroads make driving holidays one of the best ways to enjoy your Southern Queensland Country escape. 

Keep these driving tips in mind and you’ll have a safe and trouble free journey.

Electric car charging stations:


  • Tesla Destination Charger, Annand Sr
  • Chargefox Charge Station, Neil St
  • Chargefox Charge Station, Clifford Gardens Shopping Centre
  • 10810 Warrego Highway, Charlton
  • 254 South St, Toowoomba
  • Pacific Fuels Drayton


  • University of Queensland


  • Grafton St carpark

Western Downs:

  • Chargefox Charging Station, Roche St, Dalby
  • Bell park, Cunningham St, Dalby

South Burnett

  • Star Motel, Nanango
  • Homestead Caravan park Nanango
  • Rooms  Motel, Kingaroy
  • Blackbutt Fuel and Tyres

Plan your road trip

See the table below to get an estimate of just how far you will travel to get here.

Map out your travels with this distance guide to our country.

Southern Queensland Country distance guide table

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Acknowledgement of Country

Southern Queensland Country Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the lands and waterways that run through these regions. We pay our respects to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past, present and emerging.