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.

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Train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Howard Tilt Train

$44 - $61

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Bus  •  6 h 35 min

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

$29 - $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

$123 - $364

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

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Childers without a car is to train which takes 5 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Brisbane to Childers, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Childers is to train which takes 5 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Hervey Bay Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Childers is 310 km. It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to drive from Brisbane to Childers.

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Qantas offers flights from Brisbane Airport to Hervey Bay Airport.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Childers.
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  • Distance: 162.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 16 min

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

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Brisbane to Childers 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 51 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Brisbane to Childers twice daily. Tickets cost $29 - $150 and the journey takes 6 h 35 min. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily.

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 Howard
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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Queensland Rail Travel
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 Brisbane to Childers
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $150
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$29 - $45
Flexifare
$40 - $55
Bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Childers
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $18
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$5 - $8
Flexifare
$12 - $18
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Childers
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
North Burnett Regional Council
Phone
1300 696 272
Email
admin@northburnett.qld.gov.au
Website
northburnett.qld.gov.au
Bus from Bundaberg, Sugarland to Childers
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
northburnett.qld.gov.au

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There are four+ hotels available in Childers. Prices start at $100 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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