Getting Here

Toowoomba is located in Southern Queensland, just a 90-minute drive from Brisbane


By Air

Fly direct to Toowoomba via the Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport, located on Toowoomba Cecil Plains Rd, approximately 17kms west of the Toowoomba CBD

  • QantasLink offer services to Sydney
  • Regional Express (Rex) offer services to regional Queensland and Brisbane.
  • Airnorth offer daily services to Melbourne and Townsville.
  • Bonza offer services to Melbourne, Townsville and Proserpine.

Coach Transfers

For those visitors not wishing to drive, Greyhound, and Murrays (express daily service for September) operate regular coach transfers between Toowoomba, Brisbane and selected regional Queensland locations. Please contact these operators for more information.

Tour Operators

Looking for a hosted day trip or extended stay tour...View the list of tour operators available.


Self Drive Itineraries

We have some suggested self-drives to help you to enjoy the journey before you reach your Carnival destination!


Brisbane to Toowoomba Scenic Drive


Road trip to Toowoomba via a scenic 155km drive through Rosewood, Laidley and Flagstone Creek!


  • Cobb & Co tourist route
  • Original Cobb & Co staging post
  • Grandchester Steam Sawmill
  • Laidley Valley views
  • Gatton's rich farming fields - Australia's Salad Bowl
  • Pohlman's Nursery
  • Staging Post Cafe-Restaurant

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Gold Coast to Toowoomba Mountain Discovery Scenic Drive


Travel through the magic Tambourine Mountain region on your way to Toowoomba astride the Great Dividing Range!


  • Tamborine Mountain and it's foodie delights
  • Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk
  • Maryvale's pictureques farmlands
  • World Heritage listed Main Range National Park
  • Heritage listed Glengallan Homestead
  • Mary Poppins author's home town Allora
  • Iconic and character filled Rudd's Pub at Nobby

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Sunshine Coast to Toowoomba Scenic Drive


Head west and take in the rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges!


  • Yowie Park at Kilcoy
  • Old meets new in Toogoolawah
  • Brisbane Valley Rail Trail
  • Lake Wivenhoe and Lake Somerset
  • The serene Ravensbourne National Park
  • Hamlet of Hampton
  • Chocolate Cottage at Highfields

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