There are 6 ways to get from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Runaway Bay by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from International Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1 Bdvl

$20 - $30

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  56 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Brisbane Airport to Runaway Bay

$11 - $90

4 alternative options

Bus, line 719 bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane International Airport to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Southport Transit Centre, Railway St
  3. Take the line 719 bus from Scarborough St at Southport Transit Centre to Runaway Bay Centre 711 / ...

$15 - $42

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Runaway Bay 49.2 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Runaway Bay 49.2 miles

$7 - $11

Towncar  •  56 min

  1. Take a town car from Brisbane Airport to Runaway Bay 49.2 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Runaway Bay is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Runaway Bay is to taxi which costs $190 - $230 and takes 56 min.

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The distance between Brisbane Airport (BNE) and Runaway Bay is 64 km. The road distance is 78.7 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to get from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Runaway Bay, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Runaway Bay. However, there are services departing from Brisbane International Airport and arriving at Runaway Bay Centre via Brisbane and Scarborough St at Southport Transit Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Runaway Bay.
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  • Distance: 39.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 18 min

What companies run services between Brisbane Airport (BNE), Australia and Runaway Bay, QLD, Australia?

TRANSLink QLD operates a train from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Runaway Bay every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 1 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Runaway Bay via Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop, Brisbane, Southport Transit Centre, Railway St, and Scarborough St at Southport Transit Centre in around 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from International Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$15 - $19
Standard
$17 - $22
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane International Airport to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane International Airport to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $12
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$1 - $3
Flexifare
$8 - $12
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Southport Transit Centre, Railway St
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Scarborough St at Southport Transit Centre to Runaway Bay Centre
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Runaway Bay
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Black & White Cabs
Phone
+61 13 32 22
Website
blackandwhitecabs.com.au
Yellow Cab Co
Phone
+61 13 19 24
Website
yellowcab.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Brisbane Airport to Runaway Bay
Estimated price
$11 - $90
Towncar from Brisbane Airport to Runaway Bay
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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