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There are 3 ways to get from Ayr to Airlie Beach by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayr to Airlie Beach Gx411 / ...

$15 - $35

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 40 min

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

$26 - $37

Drive  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Ayr to Airlie Beach 117.8 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Ayr to Airlie Beach is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 2 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ayr to Airlie Beach is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 2 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ayr and arriving at Airlie Beach. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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The distance between Ayr and Airlie Beach is 158 km. The road distance is 188.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ayr to Airlie Beach without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 20 min and costs $22 - $50.

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The bus from Ayr to Airlie Beach takes 3 h 20 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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The best way to get from Ayr to Airlie Beach is to bus which takes 3 h 20 min and costs $22 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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Ayr to Airlie Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Airlie Beach station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ayr to Airlie Beach is 188 km. It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to drive from Ayr to Airlie Beach.

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  • Distance: 98.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

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

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Ayr to Airlie Beach twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Ayr to Airlie Beach once daily. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 4 min.

Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Ayr to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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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 Ayr to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$15 - $23
Flexifare
$24 - $35
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Ayr to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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