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There are 5 ways to get from Brisbane to Australia Zoo by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 649 bus  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the train from Central station, platform 6 to Caboolture station, platform 3 Ipca / ...
  2. Take the line 649 bus from Caboolture station, stop A to Australia Zoo 649

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Train  •  2h 32m

  1. Take the train from Central station, platform 6 to Landsborough station, platform 1 Brna / ...

Bus  •  3h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Mooloolaba Gx443 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane Rd at Mooloolaba Bowls Club to Australia Zoo 615

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brisbane to Australia Zoo 74.1 km

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Australia Zoo 74.1 km

Brisbane to Australia Zoo by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Brisbane and Australia Zoo is around 1h 34m and covers a distance of around 80 km. This includes an average layover time of around 9 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 29m. Operated by TRANSLink QLD, the Brisbane to Australia Zoo service departs from Central station, platform 6 and arrives in Australia Zoo. Typically 30 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 25m
Layover time:
9 min
Total time:
1h 34m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 29m
Journey distance:
80 km
Services per week:
30
Cheapest price:
$9
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:37
Last service departs at:
15:07

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brisbane to Australia Zoo train, bus and walk schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Australia Zoo is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Australia Zoo is to taxi which costs $180 - $220 and takes 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Australia Zoo. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Australia Zoo via Brisbane Rd at Mooloolaba Bowls Club. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 8m.

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The distance between Brisbane and Australia Zoo is 70 km. The road distance is 74.1 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Australia Zoo without a car is to train and line 649 bus which takes 2h 27m and costs $8 - $14.

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It takes approximately 2h 27m to get from Brisbane to Australia Zoo, including transfers.

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Brisbane to Australia Zoo bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Brisbane station.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Australia Zoo is to train which takes 2h 32m and costs $11 - $16. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $22 - $40 and takes 3h 8m.

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Brisbane to Australia Zoo bus services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, arrive at Australia Zoo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Australia Zoo is 74 km. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Brisbane to Australia Zoo.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Australia Zoo.
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  • Distance: 70.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 27m

What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Australia Zoo, QLD, Australia?

TRANSLink QLD operates a train from Central station, platform 6 to Landsborough station, platform 1 hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brisbane to Australia Zoo via Brisbane Rd at Mooloolaba Bowls Club and Australia Zoo in around 3h 8m.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Central station, platform 6 to Caboolture station, platform 3
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Train from Central station, platform 6 to Landsborough station, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Bus operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Caboolture station, stop A to Australia Zoo
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Bus from Brisbane Rd at Mooloolaba Bowls Club to Australia Zoo
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
TRANSLink QLD
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 Brisbane to Mooloolaba
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$18 - $27
Advantage
$19 - $28
Premium
$21 - $35
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61244235233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Mooloolaba
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Premier Motor Service
Other operators
Taxi from Brisbane to Australia Zoo
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
Yellow Cab Co
Phone
+61 13 19 24
Website
yellowcab.com.au
Black & White Cabs
Phone
+61 13 32 22
Website
blackandwhitecabs.com.au

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