Travel Information

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

Route Map

Gulflander travels on the historic Normanton to Croydon railway line in Queensland’s Gulf Savannah region. View the Route Map.

Tour our train

Step aboard and take a virtual reality tour of the legendary Gulflander. Our new Gulflander RM93 Virtual Tour is now available. You can also step virtually board our other railmotor by taking the RM60 RailMotor Virtual Tour.

Timetable - Gulflander Classic Experience

The Gulflander Classic Experience operates weekly from Normanton to Croydon (Wednesday) and Croydon to Normanton (Thursday) from February through December as listed in the timetables below.  

View the timetable information for each route by clicking the tabs below.

Timetable - Additional Experiences

Critters Camp Excursion, Croydon Golden Sunset Tour, Classic RM60 Excursion

Find out more about all of the available Gulflander Experiences.


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

** 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.

Conditions of Carriage

To see the conditions of carriage for the Gulflander, including booking terms and conditions please view our conditions of carriage


Please review the luggage policy prior to your journey.  


Please review our accessibility information 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 Group Reservations on 1300 735 307.

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. Pick up a handy map from the station and start exploring.