There are 4 ways to get from Blackwater to Emerald by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackwater to Emerald station Gx475 / ...

$6 - $19

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Blackwater to Emerald Spirit of the Outback

$14 - $20

Taxi  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Blackwater to Emerald 47.5 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Blackwater to Emerald 47.5 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Blackwater to Emerald is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Blackwater to Emerald is to bus which costs $8 - $25 and takes 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Blackwater and arriving at Emerald station station. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Blackwater and arriving at Emerald. Services depart twice a week. The journey takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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The distance between Blackwater and Emerald is 74 km. The road distance is 75.9 km.

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The best way to get from Blackwater to Emerald without a car is to bus which takes 55 min and costs $8 - $25.

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The bus from Blackwater to Emerald station takes 55 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Blackwater to Emerald bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Blackwater station.

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Blackwater to Emerald train services, operated by Queensland Rail Travel, depart from Blackwater station.

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The best way to get from Blackwater to Emerald is to bus which takes 55 min and costs $8 - $25. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $20 - $28 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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  • Distance: 46.1 miles
  • Duration: 55 min

What companies run services between Blackwater, QLD, Australia and Emerald, QLD, Australia?

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Blackwater to Emerald once daily. Tickets cost $6 - $19 and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Blackwater to Emerald twice a week. Tickets cost $14 - $20 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Blackwater to Emerald
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
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 Blackwater to Emerald station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$6 - $9
Flexifare
$13 - $19
Other operators
Taxi from Blackwater to Emerald
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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