There are 6 ways to get from Brisbane to Mareeba by plane, bus, train 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.

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Fly from Brisbane, bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Cairns (CNS) BNE - CNS
  2. Take the bus from Smithfield to Mareeba

$111 - $267

5 alternative options

Bus to Gold Coast, fly  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
  2. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Cairns (CNS) OOL - CNS

$133 - $425

Train, bus  •  26 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Cairns Central Station Spirit of Queensland
  2. Take the bus from Cairns Central Station to Mareeba

$167 - $290

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  31 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Cairns Gx443
  2. Take the bus from Cairns Central Station to Mareeba

$168 - $267

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  31 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Cairns Central Station
  2. Take the bus from Cairns Central Station to Mareeba

$211 - $270

Drive  •  22 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Mareeba 1192.4 miles

$170 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Mareeba is to fly and bus which costs $150 - $370 and takes 5 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Mareeba is to fly and bus which costs $150 - $370 and takes 5 h 58 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Mareeba is 1403 km. The road distance is 1907.9 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to get from Brisbane to Mareeba, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Mareeba. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Mareeba via Cairns Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Mareeba.
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  • Distance: 876.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 58 min

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

You can take a bus from Brisbane to Mareeba via Cairns and Cairns Central Station in around 31 h 24 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns via Townsville
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Cairns Central Station
Ave. Duration
24 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $280
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
A-Choice
$270
B-Quick
$149
Bus operators
QConnect - Trans North
Phone
(07) 4095 8644
Website
transnorthbus.com
Bus from Smithfield to Mareeba
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
transnorthbus.com.au
Bus from Cairns Central Station to Mareeba
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
transnorthbus.com.au
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
29 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $250
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$150 - $220
Flexifare
$180 - $250
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Cairns Central Station
Ave. Duration
29 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$190 - $260
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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