Getting Here


Queensland Rail offers one rail service (The Inlander) twice weekly in Julia Creek between Townsville and Mount Isa. Visit for more information. For timetables or to book rail tickets see Inlander and Westlander timetable. The Julia Creek train station is located within walking distance of the Julia Creek town centre.


Greyhound Australia stop in Julia Creek, McKinlay and Kynuna. Arrival and departure times vary and are
subject to change. For timetables or to book tickets, please go to
The bus stops are centrally located in Julia Creek, McKinlay and Kynuna.


Regional Express Airlines (REX) is the only commercial air service available in McKinlay Shire.

REX offers regular flight services every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from the Julia Creek to Townsville and Mount Isa. For details on departure and arrivals or to book go to The Julia Creek Airport is approximately 3km from the town centre.