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How To Get To Miles

Sitting at the junction of the Warrego and Leichhardt Highways, the township of Miles is a crossroads locality connecting visitors from North, South, East and West Queensland. Miles is easily accessible via road and rail.


Click here to discover more about travelling to and from Miles via the Festival steam train, with transfers available from the Gold Coast, Brisbane and Toowoomba.



The main arterial roads leading to Miles are sealed. If your visit to our festival is just one part of your organised journey throughout the Western Downs region and you plan to venture off the major highway, you will find that some of our rural roads can be slightly narrower, with a number of tributary roads being gravel. Many of these are considered ‘all-weather' accessible, however, we encourage you to seek advice from our Visitor Information Centre (VIC) staff before going off the beaten track.

If you'd rather let someone else do the driving, why not take a bus? The following companies provide transport to and from Miles daily.

Bus Queensland www.busqldoutback.com.au 1300 287 537

Greyhound Australia www.greyhound.com.au 1300 473 946

Getting Here By Train

Discover the pioneering spirit of Queensland’s outback onboard The Westlander, travelling from Brisbane across the Great Dividing Range, through rich farmlands and native forests to Charleville. The Westlander plays a vital role in connecting regional communities. Follow the path of Queensland’s famed explorers onboard the The Westlander and unwind, as you sit back relax and watch the striking scenery pass you by.

The Westlander stops at Miles twice a week (only if reservations have been pre-booked), on Wed and Fri travelling West from Brisbane, and Thu and Sat travelling East from Charleville.

Contact Queensland Rail on 1300 131 722 or visit their website here to book your ticket.