Travel Information

Read on for more information including the Gulflander route map, timetables and fares, as well as conditions of carriage, luggage, accessibility and group travel information.


Timetable - Gulflander Classic Experience

Due to the effects of severe weather events on the Normanton to Croydon rail line, the first Gulflander departure for 2021 has been rescheduled. The first departure for 2021 is tentatively scheduled for 31 March 2021, however the date is subject to change. 

The resumption of services is dependent on favourable weather conditions. Further updates will be posted as they become available. We look forward to seeing you aboard soon! 

Operates weekly from Normanton to Croydon (Wednesday) and Croydon to Normanton (Thursday) from February through December as below.  

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Timetable - Additional Experiences: 

Critters Camp Excursion, Golden Sunset Tour, RM60 Excursion 

** Due to COVID-19 restrictions, All Gulflander additional experiences including Critters Camp, Golden Sunset and RM60 Excursion have been suspended until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. For enquiries and further information, please contact Normanton Railway Station on (07) 4745 1391 **

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Gulflander Classic Experience - Croydon to Normanton (v.v) One way Return
Child $34.50
Concession $34.50**
Critters Camp ExcursionOne wayReturn
Concession $17.50**
Croydon Golden Sunset TourOne wayReturn
Concession n/a
Classic RM60 ExcursionOne wayReturn

Normanton Station Self Guided Heritage Walk

Enjoy a self-guided walk around the station precinct and museum. Built in 1889, the Heritage-listed Normanton Railway Station is a treasure trove of history and architecture. Explore the vintage locomotives, carriages, Heritage-listed buildings and station gardens. Grab a handy map from the station and start exploring.

Conditions of Carriage

To view the conditions of carriage for the Gulflander, including booking terms and conditions please click here.


Please review our luggage policy prior to your journey.  


Please view our document on accessibility on the Gulflander 

Group Travel

For group bookings of 10 or more, view our Gulflander Groups Policy including information on how to make a group booking.

For more information on group travel aboard the Gulflander please contact our Group Reservations on 1300 735 307.


** Concession fares are applicable for customers with an Australian State or Territory Pension Concession Card (PCC), or an Australian State or Territory Government Seniors Card. They also apply for Queensland residents with a War Widow Repatriation Health Card, a Blinded Ex-Service Personnel Card or a TPI/EDA Veteran Travel Pass. Companion fares apply for Australian State or Territory Companion card holders.

Child fares apply to children 4–14 years inclusive. Infants aged 0–3 years travel free of charge

^ There are occassionally special services to Critters Camp on Thursday afternoon after the scheduled service returns from Croydon. Please ask us at the time of booking for more details.​​