There are 4 ways to get from Brisbane to Main Beach by bus, train, tram, taxi 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

Bus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Southport Transit Centre, Railway St Pm41

$14 - $19

Cheapest option

Train, tram  •  1 h 41 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 - $12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  52 min

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

$130 - $160

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Main Beach 48.1 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Main Beach is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 52 min.

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

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The distance between Brisbane and Main Beach is 69 km. The road distance is 76.9 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Brisbane to Main Beach, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Main Beach. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Tedder Avenue near Cronin Ave via Scarborough St at Southport Transit Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Main Beach is 77 km. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Brisbane to Main Beach.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Main Beach.
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  • Distance: 43.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

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

Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Brisbane to Main Beach once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Southport Transit Centre, Railway St
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Brisbane to Main Beach
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Black & White Cabs
Phone
+61 13 32 22
Website
blackandwhitecabs.com.au
Yellow Cab Co
Phone
+61 13 19 24
Website
yellowcab.com.au

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