TRAVELLING TO BLACKALL & TAMBO CAN BE EASY
WHEN YOU HAVE THE RIGHT INFORMATION.

Travel to our region by road, bus or air! 

If you want to see what’s going on in either of our towns, check out our Events page and get involved with something special in the outback.

Travel by Road

Blackall

Nestled in the middle of the outback, Blackall is known for its colour and culture. Blackall is an appealing country town with tree lined streets and heritage buildings. Situated along the fully sealed Matilda Way, Blackall is a stay-a-while spot on any road trip.

Blackall is:

  • 966km from Brisbane via the Matilda Way
  • 615km from Rockhampton via the Capricorn Way
  • 862km from Mount Isa along the Matilda Way
  • 102km from Tambo along the Matilda Way

Travel by Road

Tambo

Known as one of the friendliest towns in Outback Queensland, Tambo is also the oldest town in the Central West.
This little gem is the halfway point between Brisbane and Mount Isa along the Matilda Way and offers plenty of adventure for those travelling along it.

Tambo is:

  • 864km from Brisbane via the Matilda Way
  • 713m from Rockhampton via the Capricorn Way
  • 962km from Mount Isa along the Matilda Way
  • 102km from Blackall along the Matilda Way

Travel by Bus

Bus Queensland operates routes daily, travelling from Brisbane to Mount Isa.

For phone enquiries please call Bus Queensland on (07) 3288 1333

Travel by Taxi

Monday-Thursday:  8.00am to 5.00pm
Friday-Saturday:  8:00am – approx.1:00am
Any other time by appointment only.

Bookings Welcome outside these hours.
Local tours also available.

For bookings, phone 0417 120 717 

Travel by Air

QantasLink flies between Brisbane and Blackall three times a week; Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Phone the Blackall Taxi to catch a ride into town from the Airport.
Blackall-Tambo Taxi – 0417 120 717


QantasLink flies daily to Longreach 7 days a week.
Hire cars are available at Longreach Airport:


QantasLink flies between Brisbane to Charleville 7 days a week.
Hire cars are available at Charleville Airport:

EXPERIENCE QUICKLINKS