There are 3 ways to get from Brisbane to Main Beach by train, tram, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, tram  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Central, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1 Bdvl / ...
  2. Take the tram from Helensvale, platform 5 to Main Beach Glks

$9 - $13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brisbane to Main Beach 48.1 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Main Beach 48.1 miles

$6 - $10

What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Main Beach, QLD, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Brisbane to Main Beach. However, you can take the train to Helensvale, platform 1, take the walk to Helensvale, platform 5, then take the tram to Main Beach. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Main Beach.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Tram from Helensvale, platform 5 to Main Beach
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Brisbane to Main Beach
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Yellow Cab Co
Phone
+61 13 19 24
Website
yellowcab.com.au
Black & White Cabs
Phone
+61 13 32 22
Website
blackandwhitecabs.com.au

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Brisbane to Main Beach?

The distance between Brisbane and Main Beach is 69 km. The road distance is 77 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Main Beach?

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Main Beach is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 52 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Brisbane to Main Beach?

The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Main Beach is to taxi which takes 52 min and costs $180 - $230.

How long does it take to get from Brisbane to Main Beach?

It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Brisbane to Main Beach, including transfers.