There are 7 ways to get from Brisbane to Bowen 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 Proserpine, bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Proserpine (PPP) BNE - PPP
  2. Take the bus from Proserpine to Bowen

$102 - $263

6 alternative options

Fly to Mackay, train  •  6 h 26 min

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

$108 - $311

Fly to Hamilton Island, bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Hamilton Island (HTI) BNE - HTI
  2. Take the bus from Airlie Beach to Bowen

$151 - $465

Fly to Moranbah, drive  •  7 h 50 min

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

$190 - $420

Train  •  15 h

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

$135 - $238

Bus  •  19 h 35 min

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

$100 - $180

Drive  •  15 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Bowen 713.8 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Bowen is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 15 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Bowen is to fly and bus which costs $130 - $360 and takes 5 h 58 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Bowen is 961 km. The road distance is 1142 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to get from Brisbane to Bowen, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brisbane and arriving at Bowen. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 19 h 35 min.

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

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Brisbane to Bowen 5 times a week. Tickets cost $120 - $230 and the journey takes 14 h 54 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Brisbane to Bowen twice daily. Tickets cost $100 - $180 and the journey takes 19 h 35 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
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
Flights from Brisbane to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
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 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
Flights from Brisbane to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
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 Mackay to Bowen
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Bowen
Ave. Duration
14 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $230
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
A-Choice
$222
B-Quick
$122
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Proserpine to Bowen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $13
Flexifare
$16 - $23
Bus from Airlie Beach to Bowen
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $20
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$6 - $10
Flexifare
$14 - $20
Bus from Brisbane to Bowen
Ave. Duration
19 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$100 - $160
Flexifare
$130 - $180

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