Chinchilla is connected to Brisbane , Toowoomba and Roma by the Warrego Highway . Greyhound Australia operates bus services daily between Brisbane and Miles via Chinchilla.  Bus Queensland operates 2-3 daily bus services between Brisbane and Mount Isa via Longreach and Charleville , and three buses a week between Toowoomba and Rockhampton , along the Dawson Highway.  Murrays Coaches also operates a daily service to and from Brisbane. The Westlander train also comes through Chinchilla twice a week, on its way between Brisbane and Charleville. As it is a small town, there is no public transport (besides a taxi), although many coal and gas companies run contracted buses out to their sites.
The locality of Buxton is bounded to the north and north-east by the Gregory River and to the south and south-east by the Burrum River. Its western boundary is the North Coast railway line. The town is situated on eastern edge on the locality on the banks of the Burrum River , about 20 kilometres (12 mi) from the Bruce Highway (which passes through the neighbouring locality of Isis River and upstream from Walkers Point (in Woodgate ) and Burrum Heads (the two settlements to the north and south of the mouth of the river into the Coral Sea ).