Getting Around Getting Around

Air – Regional Express Airlines (REX) operate regular passenger services to and from Julia Creek to Townsville and Mount Isa. Please contact REX for schedule and pricing details.

Road – Greyhound Coach Service stops in Julia Creek, McKinlay and Kynuna. Arrival and departure times vary and are subject to change. For latest timetable and bookings, please visit the Greyhound Coach  website.

Julia Creek and Nelia are situated on the Flinders Highway between Townsville and Mount Isa. This is a sealed, double lane highway accessible to all vehicles during the dry season.

Kynuna and McKinlay are situated on the Landsborough Highway between Longreach and Cloncurry. This is a sealed, double lane highway accessible to all vehicles during the dry season.

The Julia Creek – Kynuna Road (115km) is a one lane fully sealed road.

The Julia Creek-McKinlay Road (80km) is a one lane unsealed road, impassable when wet. 

The Wills Development Road from Julia Creek to Burke and Wills Roadhouse is a sealed, single lane road. Accessible to all vehicles during the dry season..

For up to date road conditions, please contact the Julia Creek Information Centre or RACQ

Rail – Queensland Rail offers one rail service (The Inlander) weekly in Julia Creek between Townsville and Mount Isa. For an up to date timetable and bookings please visit the Queensland Rail website.