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There are 7 ways to get from Brisbane to Mission Beach 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 Brisbane to Cairns, bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Cairns (CNS) BNE - CNS
  2. Take the bus from Cairns Central Station to Mission / Wongaling Beach Big Cassowary

$102 - $259

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Fly Brisbane to Townsville, bus  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Townsville (TSV) BNE - TSV
  2. Take the bus from Townsville to Mission Beach

$113 - $379

Train to Gold Coast, fly to Cairns, bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Central, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
  2. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Cairns (CNS) OOL - CNS
  3. Take the bus from Cairns Central Station to Mission / Wongaling Beach Big Cassowary

$108 - $401

Train  •  21 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Tully Spirit of Queensland

$194 - $322

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  27 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Mission / Wongaling Beach Big Cassowary

$183 - $239

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  32 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Babinda Gx443
  2. Take the bus from Babinda to Mission Beach Gx411 / ...

$155 - $257

Drive  •  20 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Mission Beach 1078.4 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Mission Beach is to fly and bus which costs $140 - $370 and takes 9 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Mission Beach is to fly and bus which costs $140 - $370 and takes 9 h 30 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Mission Beach is 1281 km. The road distance is 1725.5 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Mission Beach without a car is to train which takes 21 h 28 min and costs $270 - $460.

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It takes approximately 9 h 30 min to get from Brisbane to Mission Beach, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Mission Beach is to train which takes 21 h 28 min and costs $270 - $460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $250 - $340 and takes 27 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Cairns Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Mission Beach is 1725 km. It takes approximately 20 h 23 min to drive from Brisbane to Mission Beach.

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Cathay Pacific, Tigerair Australia, Jetstar and two other airlines offer flights from Brisbane Airport to Cairns Airport.

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There are 70+ hotels available in Mission Beach. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Mission Beach.
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  • Distance: 800.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 30 min

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

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Brisbane to Mission Beach once daily. Tickets cost $140 - $270 and the journey takes 21 h 4 min. Alternatively, Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Brisbane to Mission Beach once daily. Tickets cost $170 - $230 and the journey takes 27 h 20 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns via Townsville
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Brisbane to Townsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Townsville via Mackay
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Brisbane to Townsville
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Brisbane to Townsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 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
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Tully
Ave. Duration
21 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $270
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Queensland Rail Travel
A-Choice
$262
B-Quick
$145
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Cairns Central Station to Mission / Wongaling Beach Big Cassowary
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Townsville to Mission / Wongaling Beach Big Cassowary
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Mission / Wongaling Beach Big Cassowary
Ave. Duration
27 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $230
Schedules at
premierms.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 Townsville to Mission Beach
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $120
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$18 - $27
Flexifare
$27 - $40
Bus from Brisbane to Babinda
Ave. Duration
28 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $240
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$140 - $210
Flexifare
$170 - $240
Bus from Babinda to Mission Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$6 - $10
Flexifare
$13 - $19

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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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