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There are 3 ways to get from Brisbane to Caloundra by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus, line 600 bus

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Mooloolaba
  2. Take the line 600 bus from Brisbane Rd at Mooloolaba Bowls Club to Caloundra station

Cheapest option

Train, line 605 bus

  1. Take the train from Central station, platform 6 to Landsborough station, platform 1
  2. Take the line 605 bus from Landsborough station to Caloundra Rd at Caloundra Police Station

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Drive

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Caloundra

Brisbane to Caloundra by bus

The bus journey time between Brisbane and Caloundra is around 2h 14m and covers a distance of around 114 km. This includes an average layover time of around 12 min. The fastest bus normally takes 2h 13m. Operated by Greyhound Australia, Premier Motor Service and TRANSLink QLD, the Brisbane to Caloundra bus service departs from Brisbane and arrives in Caloundra station. Typically eight buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
2h 1m
Layover time:
12 min
Total time:
2h 14m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
2h 13m
Bus distance:
114 km
Buses per week:
8
Cheapest price:
$26
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
14:00
Last bus departs at:
14:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brisbane to Caloundra bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Caloundra is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1h 5m.

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The fastest way to get from Brisbane to Caloundra is to drive. Taking this option will cost $10 - $16 and takes 1h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Caloundra station. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Caloundra station via Brisbane Rd at Mooloolaba Bowls Club. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 8m.

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The distance between Brisbane and Caloundra is 74 km. The road distance is 90.3 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Caloundra without a car is to bus and line 600 bus which takes 2h 8m and costs $21 - $40.

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It takes approximately 2h 8m to get from Brisbane to Caloundra, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Caloundra is 90 km. It takes approximately 1h 5m to drive from Brisbane to Caloundra.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Caloundra.
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  • Distance: 74.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 8m

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

You can take a bus from Brisbane to Caloundra via Brisbane Rd at Mooloolaba Bowls Club in around 2h 8m.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
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
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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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
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Rd at Mooloolaba Bowls Club to Caloundra station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Bus from Landsborough station to Caloundra Rd at Caloundra Police Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
TRANSLink QLD

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