GET ME THERE
Located in the heart of Queensland’s Outback, the trip to Boulia promises to be all part of the adventure, whether you come by road, rail or air.
Mt Isa to Boulia = 303km
Bedourie to Boulia = 194km
Birdsville to Boulia = 383km
Winton to Boulia = 366km
Longreach to Boulia = 536km
Alice Springs to Boulia = 814km
From Mt Isa and from Winton the road is single lane bitumen with a wide shoulder either side. Be sure to fuel up before leaving Winton as there is no fuel until Boulia. Visit RACQ’s Travel Planner for distances and routes from further afield.
Rex is the only airline that flies direct into Boulia. Travel from Mount Isa on a Tuesday & Friday and from Brisbane via the 'milk run' encompassing Toowoomba, Charleville, Quilpie, Windorah, Birdsville, Bedourie & onto Boulia on a Monday & Thursday. A truly unique experience!
Rex, Qantas and Virgin can all get you as far as Mount Isa Airport if you are travelling out of Townsville, Cairns or Brisbane. It’s a further 320km then via road to Boulia with car rentals available from Budget, Avis , or Hertz.
The Outback Way
The Outback Way is a huge adventure road trip, which from Boulia traverses right through the very centre of Australia to Western Australia.