There are 5 ways to get from Brisbane to Kununurra by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Kununurra (KNX) BNE - KNX

$389 - $497

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Bus Bus Queensland  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Mount Isa
  2. Take the bus from Mount Isa to Tennant Creek
  3. Take the bus from Tennant Creek to Katherine
  4. Take the bus from Katherine to Kununurra

$276 - $448

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Train, bus  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Townsville
  2. Take the bus from Townsville to Tennant Creek
  3. Take the bus from Tennant Creek to Katherine
  4. Take the bus from Katherine to Kununurra

$365 - $649

Bus via Townsville  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Townsville
  2. Take the bus from Townsville to Tennant Creek
  3. Take the bus from Tennant Creek to Katherine
  4. Take the bus from Katherine to Kununurra

$379 - $610

Drive  •  37 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Kununurra 2262.8 miles

$320 - $470

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The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Kununurra is to bus which costs $370 - $650 and takes 2 days 6 h.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Kununurra is to fly which costs $500 - $700 and takes 11 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Kununurra. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Kununurra via Mount Isa, Tennant Creek and Katherine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 6 h.

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The distance between Brisbane and Kununurra is 2820 km. The road distance is 3620.4 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Kununurra without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 6 h and costs $370 - $650.

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It takes approximately 11 h 15 min to get from Brisbane to Kununurra, including transfers.

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Brisbane to Kununurra bus services, operated by Bus Queensland, depart from Brisbane station.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Kununurra is to fly which takes 11 h 15 min and costs $500 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $370 - $650 and takes 2 days 6 h.

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There is no direct flight from Brisbane Airport to Kununurra Airport. The quickest flight takes 10 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Kununurra.
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  • Distance: 1762.2 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 15 min

What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Kununurra, WA, Australia?

Qantas, Airnorth and three other airlines fly from Brisbane to Kununurra every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brisbane to Kununurra via Mount Isa, Tennant Creek, and Katherine in around 2 days 6 h.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Kununurra via Darwin
Ave. Duration
12 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $850
Flights from Brisbane to Kununurra via Sydney, Darwin
Ave. Duration
14 h 36 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Airnorth
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Brisbane to Kununurra via Darwin
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Brisbane to Kununurra via Sydney, Darwin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,100
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Kununurra via Sydney, Perth
Ave. Duration
20 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Townsville
Ave. Duration
17 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $260
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
A-Choice
$255
B-Quick
$140
Bus operators
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Mount Isa
Ave. Duration
28 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
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 Mount Isa to Tennant Creek
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $80
Flexifare
$65 - $95
Bus from Tennant Creek to Katherine
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $80
Flexifare
$70 - $100
Bus from Katherine to Kununurra
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$40 - $60
Flexifare
$55 - $75
Bus from Townsville to Tennant Creek
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$130 - $190
Flexifare
$150 - $220
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Townsville
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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Kununurra is 2 h behind Brisbane. It is currently 4:57 PM in Brisbane and 2:57 PM in Kununurra.

Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Kununurra is 3620 km. It takes approximately 37 h 25 min to drive from Brisbane to Kununurra.

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Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth and Virgin Australia offer flights from Brisbane Airport to Kununurra Airport.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Kununurra. Prices start at $90 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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