There are 3 ways to get from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Rainbow Beach by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane International Airport to Rainbow Beach Gx441

$22 - $150

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Rainbow Beach 149.4 miles

$21 - $35

Fly, bus  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Hervey Bay (HVB) BNE - HVB
  2. Take the bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Rainbow Beach

$122 - $356

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brisbane International Airport and arriving at Rainbow Beach. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between Brisbane Airport (BNE) and Rainbow Beach is 166 km. The road distance is 239 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Rainbow Beach without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 45 min and costs .

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The bus from Brisbane International Airport to Rainbow Beach takes 4 h 45 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Rainbow Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Brisbane International Airport station.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Hervey Bay Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Rainbow Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Rainbow Beach station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Rainbow Beach is 239 km. It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to drive from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Rainbow Beach.

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Qantas offers flights from Brisbane Airport to Hervey Bay Airport.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Rainbow Beach. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Rainbow Beach.
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  • Distance: 104 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

What companies run services between Brisbane Airport (BNE), Australia and Rainbow Beach, QLD, Australia?

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Rainbow Beach once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $150 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
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 Rainbow Beach
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $150
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$22 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $45
Bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Rainbow Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$10 - $15
Flexifare
$18 - $25

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