Locals Fare

We're sharing the love with locals with a great LOCALS FARE! Heritage Class seats are now 50%* off!

For a limited time you can enjoy Heritage Class fares at 50%* off. We are extending this offer to all North Queensland residents from Townsville to Mount Isa, to the tip of Cape York and all towns in between.

It’s the perfect opportunity to take a rail adventure with us. Explore the wonders in your own backyard. Gather your family and friends together and travel with us from Cairns (or Freshwater) to Kuranda (or vice versa) one-way or return. Relax and take in stunning views of mountains, waterfalls and bridges and enjoy our warm hospitality. 

Kuranda Scenic Railway Heritage Class


Locals Fare (Heritage Class)

Kuranda Scenic Railway Locals Fare 50%* off for limited time only!
Adult Child# Family^
Locals Fare (one-way)
$25.00 $12.50 $62.50
Locals Fare (return) $38.00

For more information about Heritage Class inclusions visit our KSR Heritage Class page.

Locals Fare (Gold Class)

Locals can also travel in Gold Class during this period with 20% off Gold Class seats!

Kuranda Scenic Railway Locals Fare 20%* off for limited time only!
Locals Fare (one-way)
Locals Fare (return)$116.40

For more information about Gold Class inclusions visit our KSR Gold Class page.

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*Conditions: 50% off is valid for Heritage Class one way or return for North Queensland residents only (including Townsville and North-West Queensland to the tip of Cape York).  Valid for travel from 15 May 2021 to 25 June 2021. All prices are quoted in AUD (Australian Dollars), subject to availability. #Child Policy:  0-3 years inclusive - free of charge; 4-14 years inclusive - child price applies. ^Family Fare applies for 2 Adults + 2 Children (aged 4-14 years inclusive). Identification with local address is required at the time of ticketing. Cancellation Policy: cancellation and rebook fees will continue to be waived if you do need to change your booking. Closures: Please visit our Service Updates and Planned Maintenance pages for train operation information. If you cannot find the fare you need please contact reservations for a quote. Queensland Rail Travel reserves the right to make changes without notice. Travel dates after 25 June 2021 will revert to the standard 20% off Locals Fare.