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There are 6 ways to get from Airlie Beach to Noosa Heads by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Proserpine to Brisbane, bus  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Proserpine (PPP) to Brisbane (BNE) PPP - BNE
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane International Airport to Noosa Junction

$94 - $250

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Train to Mackay, fly to Brisbane, bus  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Proserpine to Mackay
  2. Fly from Mackay (MKY) to Brisbane (BNE) MKY - BNE
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane International Airport to Noosa Junction

$90 - $296

4 alternative options

Fly Proserpine to Maroochydore  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Proserpine (PPP) to Maroochydore (MCY) PPP - MCY

$272 - $410

Train  •  15 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Proserpine to Cooroy Spirit of Queensland

$116 - $168

Bus  •  17 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Airlie Beach to Noosa Junction Gx411 / ...

$95 - $210

Drive  •  14 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Airlie Beach to Noosa Heads 624 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Airlie Beach to Noosa Heads is to drive which costs $120 - $190 and takes 14 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Airlie Beach to Noosa Heads is to fly and bus which costs $130 - $360 and takes 6 h 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Airlie Beach and arriving at Noosa Junction. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 h 40 min.

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The distance between Airlie Beach and Noosa Heads is 814 km. The road distance is 998.5 km.

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The best way to get from Airlie Beach to Noosa Heads without a car is to train which takes 15 h 19 min and costs $160 - $240.

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It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Airlie Beach to Noosa Heads, including transfers.

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Airlie Beach to Noosa Heads bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Airlie Beach station.

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The best way to get from Airlie Beach to Noosa Heads is to fly which takes 8 h 22 min and costs $380 - $600. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $160 - $240 and takes 15 h 19 min, you could also bus, which costs $130 - $300 and takes 17 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Proserpine Airport to Brisbane Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Airlie Beach to Noosa Heads bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Noosa Junction station.

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Map of how to get from Airlie Beach to Noosa Heads.
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  • Distance: 509 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 31 min

What companies run services between Airlie Beach, QLD, Australia and Noosa Heads, QLD, Australia?

Jetstar, Qantas and two other airlines fly from Airlie Beach to Noosa Heads 5 times a day. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Airlie Beach to Noosa Heads once daily. Tickets cost $110 - $160 and the journey takes 12 h 1 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Proserpine to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Proserpine to Maroochydore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $400
Flights from Proserpine to Maroochydore via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $430
Flights from Proserpine to Maroochydore via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $430
Flights from Proserpine to Maroochydore via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$380 - $430
Flights from Mackay to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Mackay to Brisbane via Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Mackay to Brisbane via Townsville
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Proserpine to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Mackay to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Proserpine to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Proserpine to Maroochydore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $430
Flights from Proserpine to Maroochydore via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $430
Flights from Mackay to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Proserpine to Mackay
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
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Queensland Rail Travel
Train from Proserpine to Cooroy
Ave. Duration
12 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
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Queensland Rail Travel
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane International Airport to Noosa Junction
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $26
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$11 - $16
Flexifare
$19 - $26
Bus from Airlie Beach to Noosa Junction
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $210
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$95 - $140
Flexifare
$110 - $160
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Airlie Beach to Noosa Heads Junction
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Airlie Beach to Noosa Heads is 998 km. It takes approximately 14 h 4 min to drive from Airlie Beach to Noosa Heads.

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Jetstar and Virgin Australia offer flights from Proserpine Airport to Brisbane Airport.

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There are 630+ hotels available in Noosa Heads. Prices start at $106 USD per night.

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