Getting to Mount Isa




rexMount Isa is easily accessed by air with direct flights to and from Brisbane, Townsville, Cairns, Gold Coast and Darwin through Mount Isa Airport.

RexREX Airlines,  the Rodeo’s official air carrier, has connecting flights throughout Queensland and regional Australia.

Mount Isa Airport is located 8 kilomotres from the city centre. Taxis and rental cars are available to take you to your destination.

REX Airlines www.rex.com.au

A Mount Isa Coach shuttle service will be running from the Mount Isa Airport for Rodeo. For their latest services visit their website Mount Isa Coaches, PLUS a special coach service is operating throughout Rodeo to Buchanan Park – check out details here => 2017 Rodeo Bus Timetable

Mount Isa Coaches


Qantas – www.qantas.com.au

Virgin Australia - www.virginaustralia.com



Queensland Rail provides a passenger service between Mount Isa and Townsville twice a week with daily services between Brisbane and Townsville. Contact Travel Train for more information www.queenslandrail.com.au.


Bus Queensland, as the official Queensland Government long distance service, travels from Brisbane to Mount Isa daily at 4:00pm.  Bus Queensland also has services from Townsville to Mt Isa on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday.  Book online at www.busqld.com.au or alternatively call 1300 287 537, Monday to Friday, to have one of our friendly staff assist you with your booking

If you’re planning a driving trip, all major highways to Mount Isa are sealed. Visit www.racq.com.au for the latest road conditions and assistance with planning your journey.

For all your coach needs in Mount Isa, with services including airport, event and hotel transfer charters contact Mount Isa Coaches and visit www.mountisacoaches.com.au.

Mount Isa Coaches


Mount Isa Coaches provides a number of services throughout the region.

During Rodeo they have services for the city, northside and southside to Buchanan Park – home of the Isa Rodeo.

Please download your Mount Isa Coaches timetables for 2017 here:-

City Circle

North Side

South Side



For those travelling from abroad, there are two international airports in Queensland with domestic connections to Mount Isa.

Brisbane International Airport services 31 international destinations each week with connections to Mount Isa. The Cairns International Airport also provides connections to Mount Isa.


Public transport in Mount Isa is limited to taxis only. The taxi number is 131 008. However, there are a number of car hire companies that service the region.

Mount Isa Airport is located 8 kilometres from Buchanan Park and taxis can be called on arrival.

Those travelling on bus or coach will arrive at the bus terminal located at Outback at Isa, which is less than 1 kilometre from Buchanan Park.

There will be a Mount Isa Coach shuttle service running between town, some accommodation and the northside and southside to Buchanan Park for the Rodeo.

Please download your Mount Isa Coaches timetables for 2017 here:-

City Circle

North Side

South Side