There are 6 ways to get from Brisbane to Charters Towers by plane, bus, car or train

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Fly to Townsville, bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Townsville (TSV) BNE - TSV
  2. Take the bus from Stockland Ross River Road to Blue Nurses

$111 - $284

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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

$161 - $284

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  25 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Townsville Gx443 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Townsville to Charters Towers Gx489

$134 - $228

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  27 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Townsville
  2. Take the bus from Townsville to Charters Towers Bq321

$175 - $244

Drive  •  15 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Charters Towers 849.2 miles

$120 - $180

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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 costs $150 - $390 and takes 7 h 15 min.

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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 55 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Charters Towers is 1072 km. The road distance is 1358.8 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Charters Towers without a car is to train and bus which takes 20 h 18 min and costs $220 - $400.

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It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to get from Brisbane to Charters Towers, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Townsville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Charters Towers is 1359 km. It takes approximately 15 h 46 min to drive from Brisbane to Charters Towers.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Charters Towers.
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  • Distance: 669.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 15 min

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 55 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 55 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
$255
B-Quick
$140
Bus operators
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqld.com.au
Bus from Stockland Ross River Road to Blue Nurses
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Townsville to Blue Nurses
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Townsville to Charters Towers
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
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 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
$140 - $210
Bus from Townsville to Charters Towers
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $27
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$11 - $16
Flexifare
$19 - $27
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Townsville
Ave. Duration
23 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Townsville
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Brisbane Airport to Townsville Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Charters Towers. Prices start at $69 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 $14 - $20.

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