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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 18 min

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

$20 - $29

Cheapest option

Bus, line 719 bus  •  3 h 20 min

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

$10 - $44

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Taxi  •  56 min

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

$130 - $160

Drive  •  56 min

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

$7 - $11

Shuttle  •  56 min

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

$11 - $85

Towncar  •  56 min

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

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Runaway Bay is to drive which costs $9 - $15 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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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 Roma Street and Scarborough St at Southport Transit Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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

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The best way to get from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Runaway Bay without a car is to train which takes 2 h 18 min and costs $27 - $45.

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

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Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Runaway Bay bus services, operated by Byron Easybus, depart from Brisbane International Airport station.

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The best way to get from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Runaway Bay is to train which takes 2 h 18 min and costs $27 - $45. Alternatively, you can bus and line 719 bus, which costs $13 - $65 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Runaway Bay bus services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, arrive at Runaway Bay Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Runaway Bay is 79 km. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Runaway Bay.

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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 $14 - $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 Roma Street, Southport, and Scarborough St at Southport Transit Centre in around 3 h 20 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
$14 - $22
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$14 - $19
Standard
$16 - $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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
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 Brisbane
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $11
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$1 - $3
Flexifare
$8 - $11
Bus from Brisbane Roma Street to Southport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $18
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$5 - $9
Flexifare
$12 - $18
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Southport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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 - $160
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 - $85
Towncar from Brisbane Airport to Runaway Bay
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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