There are 9 ways to get from Brisbane to Geelong by plane, bus, train or car

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 Brisbane to Melbourne, bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Melbourne (MEL) BNE - MEL
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport to Geelong Station

$99 - $289

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Bus to Gold Coast, fly to Melbourne, bus  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
  2. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Melbourne (MEL) OOL - MEL
  3. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport to Geelong Station

$106 - $328

Fly Brisbane to Avalon, train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Avalon (AVV) BNE - AVV
  2. Take the train from Wyndham Vale to Geelong

$132 - $219

Bus to Gold Coast, fly to Avalon, train  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
  2. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Avalon (AVV) OOL - AVV
  3. Take the train from Wyndham Vale to Geelong

$119 - $408

Bus to Toowoomba, fly to Melbourne, bus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba
  2. Fly from Toowoomba (WTB) to Melbourne (MEL) WTB - MEL
  3. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport to Geelong Station

$155 - $372

Train  •  27 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station 32
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Southern Cross 623 / ...
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Geelong

$160 - $324

Bus, train  •  28 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Tamworth
  2. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 362
  3. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 792
  4. Take the train from Cootamundra to Broadmeadows 621 / ...
  5. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport to Geelong Station

$196 - $327

Train, bus  •  28 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station 32
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Melbourne
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Geelong

$145 - $199

Drive  •  19 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Geelong 1146.4 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Geelong is to fly and bus which costs $130 - $390 and takes 5 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Geelong is to fly and bus which costs $130 - $390 and takes 5 h 52 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Geelong is 1436 km. The road distance is 1834.2 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Brisbane to Geelong, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Brisbane to Geelong. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Geelong via Central Station and Southern Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 20 min.

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What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Geelong, VIC, Australia?

You can take a train from Brisbane to Geelong via Central Station and Southern Cross in around 27 h 20 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Brisbane to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Brisbane to Avalon via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Gold Coast to Avalon
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Gold Coast to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Toowoomba to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Toowoomba to Melbourne via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Brisbane to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Gold Coast to Avalon
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Gold Coast to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Airnorth
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Toowoomba to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Train operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Wyndham Vale to Geelong
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Geelong
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Central Station
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$95 - $140
1st Class
$130 - $190
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Central Station to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$85 - $120
Sleeper
$150 - $180
Train from Cootamundra to Broadmeadows
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $50
First
$50 - $70
Sleeper
$120 - $140
Bus operators
Gull
Phone
+61 3 5222 4966
Email
enquiries@gull.com.au
Website
gull.com.au
Bus from Melbourne Airport to Geelong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
gull.com.au
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$10 - $15
Flexifare
$18 - $25
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$86
Schedules at
crisps.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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