There are 6 ways to get from Brisbane to Ayr by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly to Townsville, train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Townsville (TSV) BNE - TSV
  2. Take the train from Townsville to Ayr

$105 - $277

5 alternative options

Fly to Proserpine, train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Proserpine (PPP) BNE - PPP
  2. Take the train from Proserpine to Ayr

$119 - $280

Fly to Mackay, train  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Mackay (MKY) BNE - MKY
  2. Take the train from Mackay to Ayr

$108 - $310

Train  •  16 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Ayr Spirit of Queensland

$130 - $250

Bus  •  22 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Ayr Gx443 / ...

$110 - $200

Drive  •  17 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Ayr 781.6 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Ayr is to drive which costs $150 - $220 and takes 17 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Ayr is to fly and train which costs $160 - $380 and takes 6 h 24 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Ayr is 1048 km. The road distance is 1250.5 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to get from Brisbane to Ayr, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brisbane and arriving at Ayr. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 22 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brisbane Roma Street and arriving at Ayr. Services depart five times a week. The journey takes approximately 16 h 17 min.

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

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Brisbane to Ayr 5 times a week. Tickets cost $130 - $250 and the journey takes 16 h 17 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Brisbane to Ayr twice daily. Tickets cost $110 - $200 and the journey takes 22 h 5 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Townsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Townsville via Mackay
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay via Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Townsville
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Townsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Townsville to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Proserpine to Ayr
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Mackay to Ayr
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Ayr
Ave. Duration
16 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
A-Choice
$244
B-Quick
$134
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Ayr
Ave. Duration
22 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$110 - $170
Flexifare
$140 - $200

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