There are 5 ways to get from Brisbane to Charters Towers by plane, bus, car or train

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, bus  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Townsville (TSV) BNE - TSV
  2. Take the bus from Townsville to All Souls School - Charters Towers

$111 - $285

4 alternative options

Fly to Moranbah, drive  •  8 h 21 min

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

$200 - $435

Train, bus  •  20 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Townsville Spirit of Queensland
  2. Take the bus from Townsville to Blue Nurses Bq301/Bq302

$165 - $290

Bus  •  25 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Townsville Gx443 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Townsville to Charters Towers Bq321/Bq323 / ...

$147 - $236

Drive  •  15 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Charters Towers 849.2 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Charters Towers is to drive which costs $160 - $240 and takes 15 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Charters Towers is to fly and bus which takes 7 h 1 min and costs $150 - $390.

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The distance between Brisbane and Charters Towers is 1072 km. The road distance is 1359 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to get from Brisbane to Charters Towers, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Charters Towers. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Charters Towers via Townsville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 49 min.

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What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Charters Towers, QLD, Australia?

You can take a bus from Brisbane to Charters Towers via Townsville in around 25 h 49 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 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 Townsville
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
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 Brisbane Roma Street to Townsville
Ave. Duration
17 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $260
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
A-Choice
$260
B-Quick
$143
Bus operators
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqld.com.au
Bus from Townsville to All Souls School - Charters Towers
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Townsville to Blue Nurses
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Townsville to Charters Towers
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Townsville
Ave. Duration
23 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$120 - $180
Flexifare
$150 - $210

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