The Q Train will primarily depart from Drysdale Railway Station, Drysdale, Victoria. See a map on the Getting Here page. However, during school holidays, or other peak times, The Q Train may depart from the Queenscliff Railway Station. We ask that you check your ticket carefully, and call us if you have any questions.
Yes, there is plenty of car parking at the Drysdale Railway Station.
The Q Train travels along the Bellarine Railway. We depart Drysdale Station, travel through Suma Park and Swan Bay, then turn around at Queenscliff to return to Drysdale.
However, during school holidays, or other peak times, The Q Train may depart from the Queenscliff Railway Station. We ask that you check your ticket carefully, and call us if you have any questions.
Due to sizing restrictions we are unable to board wheelchairs and walking frames onto the train. We can provide secure storage for your wheelchair for the duration of the trip, which will need to be prearranged. Please contact our booking office to discuss your requirements.
Yes, all of our cars are air-conditioned and heated.
Yes, you can travel if you are pregnant. However, please note that due to structure and space restrictions, there is limited fixed space between the front of the table and the back of the chair.
Currently, The Q Train seats 86 diners on three different carriages. Each dining car offers a different dining experience, please visit the Dining Cars page for more details. Both of the Q Class dining cars provide fixed table seating for groups of two or four, and we have two tables that seat six on the Q Class Dining Car. Due to structure and space restrictions, there is no provision for moving tables. If your group is larger than four people, please call us to discuss your seating. If you have a booking for one, three, or five people, please note that your table may be shared by another small group.
The Q Train departs at 6.30pm sharp and concludes at approximately 10:00pm.
Please don’t be late – we simply cannot wait.
We do not offer refunds, however with 72 hours’ notice of cancellation we will reschedule you on a journey at the time of your choosing, subject to availability. Please refer our Terms and Conditions. Please refer our Terms and Conditions
Smoking is strictly not permitted anywhere on The Q Train or under the station verandah canopies.
On the platforms, smoking is permitted in designated areas, or as instructed by train staff.
A delicious 6 course degustation, crafted from the finest local produce. Please see our Dining Cars page to see what is included in the two different booking options.
Full payment is required for the ticket and meal at time of booking. We accept all major credit cards.
Drinks can be purchased on the train via eftpos, credit card or cash. An external booking agency fee may be applied at time of online booking.
Yes, please see our Menu page for more information about dietary requirements.
Each carriage has toilets on board, there are also toilets at every station.
The Q Train restaurant provides fixed table style seating of 6, 4 or 2. There is no provision for moving tables and there is limited fixed space between the front of the table and the back of the chair. If your group is larger than six people, please call us to discuss your seating.
The Q Train is a moving vehicle traveling at low speeds. If you are prone to motion sickness there is a possibility you may experience minor motion sickness. We recommend you face the direction of travel while on board.
Visit our Accommodation page for a range of places to stay in and around Geelong and Drysdale.
Unfortunately, we can’t wait so please don’t be late.
The Q Train travels along the Bellarine Railway which starts at Drysdale travels through Suma Park, Swan Bay, Queenscliff and then returning to Drysdale. Please note, that if your ticket mentions a departure station at Queenscliff, then the same route is taken, but in reverse.
Yes, we would love you and your guide dog to join us on The Q Train.
The Q Train cannot make provision for small children. This restriction has been carefully considered in the interests of health and safety. However, if your older child would enjoy our 6-course degustation, then they are more than welcome. We do not offer children’s fares or menus. Please make note of our late finishing time, the journey lasts approximately 4 hours.
No, but we do welcome guide dogs!
Lucky you! In order to redeem your voucher, simply call us on 0474 968 309. Vouchers cannot currently be redeemed online. (We’re working on it!)
A note about ‘false vouchers’: Unfortunately, unscrupulous people sometimes print fake vouchers, often leaving customers and businesses disappointed. Valid, authentic vouchers from The Q Train contain a unique voucher number and an expiry date. Only vouchers meeting these criteria are able to be redeemed. If you have any questions about a voucher that you have received, give us a call and we will be happy to help.
The Q Train has been awarded an AGFG Readers Choice award for 2018 in the Modern Australian Category for the Geelong & The Bellarine Peninsula region.