There are 7 ways to get from Brisbane to Blackwater by plane, bus, train 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 Emerald, bus  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Emerald (EMD) BNE - EMD
  2. Take the bus from Emerald station to Blackwater

$132 - $294

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Rockhampton Gx443 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rockhampton to Blackwater Gx475 / ...

$76 - $167

5 alternative options

Fly to Rockhampton, train  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Rockhampton (ROK) BNE - ROK
  2. Take the train from Rockhampton to Blackwater

$128 - $364

Fly to Gladstone, train  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Gladstone (GLT) BNE - GLT
  2. Take the train from Gladstone to Blackwater

$158 - $387

Fly to Moranbah, drive  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Moranbah (MOV) BNE - MOV
  2. Drive from Moranbah to Blackwater

$186 - $415

Train  •  13 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Blackwater Spirit of the Outback

$100 - $140

Drive  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Blackwater 537.7 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Blackwater is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 10 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Blackwater is to fly and bus which costs $180 - $400 and takes 4 h 56 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Blackwater is 600 km. The road distance is 860.3 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to get from Brisbane to Blackwater, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Blackwater. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Blackwater via Rockhampton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brisbane Roma Street and arriving at Blackwater. Services depart twice a week. The journey takes approximately 13 h 40 min.

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

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Brisbane to Blackwater twice a week. Tickets cost $100 - $140 and the journey takes 13 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brisbane to Blackwater via Rockhampton in around 15 h 30 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Emerald
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Brisbane to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Brisbane to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Brisbane to Moranbah
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Emerald
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Brisbane to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Brisbane to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Rockhampton to Blackwater
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Gladstone to Blackwater
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Blackwater
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Emerald station to Blackwater
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$6 - $9
Flexifare
$13 - $19
Bus from Brisbane to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$60 - $85
Flexifare
$75 - $110
Bus from Rockhampton to Blackwater
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $65
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$16 - $24
Flexifare
$25 - $35

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