There are 6 ways to get from Brisbane to Howard 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  •  3 h 51 min

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

$35 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 16 min

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

$24 - $47

4 alternative options

Train via Nambour, platform 3  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Central, platform 6 to Nambour, platform 3 Ipna / ...
  2. Take the train from Nambour to Howard Tilt Train

$36 - $52

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Howard 174.5 miles

$24 - $40

Fly to Hervey Bay, bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Hervey Bay (HVB) BNE - HVB
  2. Take the bus from Central Ave at Stockland Hervey Bay to Kent St near Adelaide St

$129 - $363

Fly to Bundaberg, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Bundaberg (BDB) BNE - BDB
  2. Take the train from Bundaberg to Howard

$108 - $245

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Howard is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Howard is to drive which takes 3 h 31 min and costs $30 - $50.

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The distance between Brisbane and Howard is 243 km. The road distance is 279 km.

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The train from Brisbane Roma Street to Howard takes 3 h 51 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Howard. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Steley Street near William St via Service Rd near Alice St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brisbane Roma Street and arriving at Howard. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 3 h 51 min.

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

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Brisbane to Howard twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 51 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Brisbane to Howard 3 times a day. Tickets cost $22 - $45 and the journey takes 4 h 30 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 Howard
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Nambour to Howard
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Bundaberg to Howard
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 6 to Nambour, platform 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
translink.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Maryborough
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$22 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $45
Wide Bay Transit
Website
widebaytransit.com.au
Bus from Central Ave at Stockland Hervey Bay to Kent St near Adelaide St
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
widebaytransit.com.au

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