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Mount Isa is located in the heart of Outback Queensland, just 200 kilometres from the Northern Territory border and 1,829 kilometres from Queensland’s capital, Brisbane.

The nearest major city, Townsville, can be found 883 kilometres from Mount Isa. With a population of nearly 25,000 it’s a major service centre for the region.

Mount Isa was recently named one of the top 10 Outback towns to visit by Australian Geographic.

If you're planning a journey through Queensland, visit the official website here www.queensland.com

Getting There

Mount Isa is connected to all major cities via plane, rail, bus & road.

BY AIR - There are 2 international airports in QLD with domestic connections to Mount Isa.

Brisbane International Airport services connections to Mount Isa. The Cairns International Airport also provides connections to Mount Isa.

Mount Isa is easily accessed by air with direct flights to & from Brisbane, Townsville, Cairns, Gold Coast & Darwin through Mount Isa Airport.

REX Airlines has connecting flights throughout QLD & regional Australia.

Mount Isa Airport is located 8 kilometres from the city centre. Taxis & rental cars are available to take you to your destination.

REX Airlines www.rex.com.au

A Mount Isa Coach shuttle service will be running from the Mount Isa Airport for Rodeo. For their latest services visit their website Mount Isa Coaches,



RAIL - Queensland Rail provides a passenger service between Mount Isa & Townsville twice a week with daily services between Brisbane & Townsville. Contact Travel Train for more info www.queenslandrail.com.au.

ROAD - Bus Queensland travels from Brisbane to Mount Isa daily at 2.45pm. Bus Queensland also has services from Townsville to Mount Isa on Monday, Wednesday & Saturday. Book online at www.busqld.com.au or alternatively call 1300 287 537, Monday to Friday for assistance.

If you’re planning a driving trip, all major highways to Mount Isa are sealed. Visit www.racq.com.au for the latest road conditions & assistance with planning your journey.

For all your coach needs in Mount Isa, with services including airport, event & hotel transfer charters contact Mount Isa Coaches & visit www.mountisacoaches.com.au.

COACH - Mount Isa Coaches provides a number of services throughout the region.

During Rodeo they have services for the city, northside & southside to Buchanan Park – home of the Isa Rodeo.


GETTING AROUND - Public transport in Mount Isa is limited to taxis only. The taxi number is 131 008. However, there are a number of car hire companies that service the region.

Mount Isa Airport is located 8 kilometres from Buchanan Park and taxis can be called on arrival.

Those travelling on bus or coach will arrive at the bus terminal located at Outback at Isa, which is less than 1 kilometre from Buchanan Park.

There will be a Mount Isa Coach shuttle service running between town, some accommodation and the northside and southside to Buchanan Park for the Rodeo.

WHERE TO STAY - Mount Isa has a huge array of accommodation available and caters for all budgets.
Check out the Mount Isa Rodeo accommodation options page by clicking here.