Regardless of whether you’re travelling by land, air or sea – getting to, and around the Gladstone Region is a breeze!
Regardless of whether you are travelling by land, air or sea-getting to and around the
Gladstone Region is a breeze !
With so much to explore in the Gladstone Region, there are simple transport and hire options available throughout the Region. Taxi and car hire services, flight services, the QR Travel Train, boats and coach services operate daily within the Gladstone Region.
The quickest route to Gladstone is of course by air, direct to the Gladstone Airport. An average number of 8 flights operate daily with QantasLink or Virgin Airlines (operated by Alliance) and it is a quick 1 hour flight between Brisbane and Gladstone. The Gladstone Airport is also the departure point for aerial services to Heron and Wilson Islands.
The Gladstone Region welcomes our driving friends and visitors. Many of our regional areas are RV friendly destinations and Gladstone City is accommodating to the drive market.
Travelling North, The Gladstone Region starts approximately 450 kilometres north of Brisbane, with several key access points off the Bruce Highway. Turn off at Miriam Vale for the picturesque Discovery Coast, at the Boyne/Tannum intersection for the seaside communities of Boyne Island and Tannum Sands, or at Benaraby for the harbour city of Gladstone.
Travelling South, From Mackay it is about five and a half hours drive, and only one hour drive from Rockhampton. Turn off at Mt Larcom to venture into Gladstone, or continue along the highway for exits to Boyne Island, Tannum Sands and the Discovery Coast. Inland Highways, Travelling north along the Country Way you will arrive at Biloela, the hubs Banana Shire respectively. Turn right at Biloela and enjoy the natural splendour of Gorges Way. For those taking a journey north along the Leichardt Highway, enter the Gladstone Region through the Dawson Valley, south of the township of Theodore and take in the stunning scenery the hinterland has to offer.
Queensland Rail operates regular services to the Gladstone Region on many Travel train services, the main being the Tilt Train, which services the Gladstone Region regularly stopping at Gladstone and Miriam Vale. Booking and information can be found through Queensland Rail Travel.
Greyhound Australia’s services call in to various coastal and country spots throughout the Gladstone Region. Daily services to Gladstone stop at Dawson Road, BP Service Station. Visit Greyhound Australia
for coach services or call 1300 GREYHOUND.
Gladstone is serviced by many accommodation chains and providers, suitable to all budgets and requirements.