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

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

Train, bus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Maryborough West Tilt Train / ...
  2. Take the bus from Maryborough West Station to Childers

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Childers Gx402 / ...

$30 - $150

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Childers 193.6 miles

$27 - $40

Fly to Hervey Bay, bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Hervey Bay (HVB) BNE - HVB
  2. Take the bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Childers

$124 - $366

Fly to Bundaberg, bus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Bundaberg (BDB) BNE - BDB
  2. Take the bus from Bundaberg, Sugarland to Childers

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The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Childers is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Childers is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Childers is 259 km. The road distance is 309.8 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from Brisbane to Childers, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brisbane and arriving at Childers. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

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

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Brisbane to Childers twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $150 and the journey takes 6 h 35 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Bundaberg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Bundaberg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Maryborough West
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
North Burnett Regional Council
Phone
1300 696 272
Email
admin@northburnett.qld.gov.au
Website
northburnett.qld.gov.au
Bus from Maryborough West Station to Childers
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
northburnett.qld.gov.au
Bus from Bundaberg, Sugarland to Childers
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
northburnett.qld.gov.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Childers
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$30 - $45
Flexifare
$40 - $60
Bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Childers
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $18
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$5 - $9
Flexifare
$13 - $18

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