There are 4 ways to get from Brisbane to Emerald by plane, train, bus or car

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

Virgin Australia and Qantas fly from Brisbane to Emerald 5 times a day. Alternatively, Queensland Rail operates a train from Brisbane to Emerald twice a week. Tickets cost $110 - $170 and the journey takes 15 h 25 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Emerald
Avg. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Emerald
Avg. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Train operators
Queensland Rail
Website
queenslandrail.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Emerald
Avg. Duration
15 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Book at
bookings.queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Rockhampton
Avg. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$60 - $95
Flexifare
$80 - $110
Bus from Rockhampton to Emerald station
Avg. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $85
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$24 - $35
Flexifare
$35 - $50

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Brisbane to Emerald?

The distance between Brisbane and Emerald is 657 km. The road distance is 879 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Emerald?

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Emerald is to drive which costs $120 and takes 10 h 17 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Brisbane to Emerald?

The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Emerald is to fly which takes 2 h 51 min and costs $210.

Is there a direct train between Brisbane and Emerald?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brisbane Roma Street and arriving at Emerald. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 15 h 25 min.

Is there a direct bus between Brisbane and Emerald?

No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Emerald. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Emerald station via Rockhampton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 25 min.

How long does it take to get from Brisbane to Emerald?

It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Brisbane to Emerald, including transfers.