There are 8 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.

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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

$99 - $258

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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

$105 - $309

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

$146 - $463

Fly to Townsville, bus  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Townsville (TSV) BNE - TSV
  2. Take the bus from Townsville to Bowen

$112 - $284

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 - $419

Train  •  15 h

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

$129 - $228

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

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

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Bowen without a car is to train which takes 15 h and costs .

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

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

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Bowen is to train which takes 15 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 19 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Proserpine Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Brisbane to Bowen bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Bowen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Bowen is 1142 km. It takes approximately 15 h 35 min to drive from Brisbane to Bowen.

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Jetstar and Virgin Australia offer flights from Brisbane Airport to Proserpine Airport.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Bowen.
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  • Distance: 600.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 58 min

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

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Brisbane to Bowen once daily. Tickets cost $110 - $220 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. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily.

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
$80 - $420
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 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 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Moranbah
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 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
Flights from Brisbane to Townsville
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
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
Flights from Brisbane to Townsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
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Queensland Rail Travel
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Bowen
Ave. Duration
14 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $220
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Queensland Rail Travel
A-Choice
$213
B-Quick
$117
Bus operators
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 Proserpine to Bowen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $22
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$8 - $13
Flexifare
$16 - $22
Bus from Airlie Beach to Bowen
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$6 - $10
Flexifare
$13 - $19
Bus from Brisbane to Bowen
Ave. Duration
19 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $180
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$100 - $150
Flexifare
$120 - $180
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Townsville to Bowen
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Bowen
Ave. Duration
21 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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There are 23+ hotels available in Bowen. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Brisbane Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs .

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