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There are 5 ways to get from Blackwater to Blackall by bus, train, car, taxi or plane

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Bus  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Blackwater to Barcaldine Gx471
  2. Take the bus from Barcaldine to Blackall Bq202

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Train, bus  •  11h 12m

  1. Take the train from Blackwater to Barcaldine Spirit of the Outback
  2. Take the bus from Barcaldine to Blackall Bq202

3 alternative options

Drive  •  5h 11m

  1. Drive from Blackwater to Blackall 419.9 km

Taxi, fly to Blackall  •  5h 48m

  1. Take a taxi from Blackwater to Emerald
  2. Fly from Emerald (EMD) to Blackall (BKQ) EMD - BKQ

Taxi, fly to Barcaldine, bus  •  21h 2m

  1. Take a taxi from Blackwater to Emerald
  2. Fly from Emerald (EMD) to Barcaldine (BCI) EMD - BCI
  3. Take the bus from Barcaldine to Blackall
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Blackwater to Blackall is to train and bus which costs $60 - $110 and takes 11h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Blackwater to Blackall is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 5h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Blackwater to Blackall. However, there are services departing from Blackwater and arriving at Blackall via Barcaldine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 45m.

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The distance between Blackwater and Blackall is 360 km. The road distance is 419.9 km.

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The best way to get from Blackwater to Blackall without a car is to bus which takes 7h 45m and costs $65 - $130.

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It takes approximately 7h 45m to get from Blackwater to Blackall, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Emerald Airport to Blackall Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 40m and has one stopover.

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Blackwater to Blackall bus services, operated by Bus Queensland, arrive at Blackall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Blackwater to Blackall is 420 km. It takes approximately 5h 11m to drive from Blackwater to Blackall.

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  • Distance: 359.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 45m

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

You can take a bus from Blackwater to Blackall via Barcaldine in around 7h 45m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Emerald to Blackall via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from Emerald to Barcaldine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
18h 16m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Train operators
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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Blackwater to Barcaldine
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$55 - $85
Advantage
$65 - $100
Premium
$70 - $110
Bus Queensland
Phone
13 12 30
Email
customers@busqld.com.au
Website
busqld.com.au
Bus from Barcaldine to Blackall
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Blackwater to Emerald
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Estimated price
$320 - $380
Blackwater Taxi Service
Phone
+61 7 4982 5791
Website
131008.com

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Qantas offers flights from Emerald Airport to Blackall Airport.

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