There are 6 ways to get from Brisbane to Howard by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 51 min

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

$35 - $55

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  5 h 16 min

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

$24 - $46

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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

$35 - $52

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Howard

$45 - $60

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Howard 174.5 miles

$24 - $40

Fly, 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 - $362

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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 costs $30 - $50 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brisbane and arriving at Howard. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 7 h 50 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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The distance between Brisbane and Howard is 243 km. The road distance is 279.2 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Howard without a car is to train which takes 3 h 51 min and costs $50 - $75.

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

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Brisbane to Howard train services, operated by Queensland Rail Travel, depart from Brisbane Roma Street station.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Howard is to train which takes 3 h 51 min and costs $50 - $75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $65 and takes 5 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Howard.
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  • Distance: 152.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 51 min

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 $21 - $45 and the journey takes 4 h 30 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
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
$26 - $40
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
$8 - $12
Schedules at
translink.com.au
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 Maryborough
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$21 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $45
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Maryborough
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Howard
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
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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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Hervey Bay Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Brisbane to Howard train services, operated by Queensland Rail Travel, arrive at Howard station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Howard is 279 km. It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to drive from Brisbane to Howard.

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Qantas offers flights from Brisbane Airport to Hervey Bay Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Howard. 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 $14 - $20.

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