There are 4 ways to get from Brisbane to Mount Tamborine by bus, taxi, train or car

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Bus, taxi  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Southport Pm41
  2. Take a taxi from Southport to Mount Tamborine

$66 - $89

Cheapest option

Train, taxi  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Central, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1 Bdvl / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Helensvale, platform 1 to Mount Tamborine

$46 - $58

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brisbane to Mount Tamborine 49.9 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Mount Tamborine 49.9 miles

$7 - $11

Questions & Answers

The distance between Brisbane and Mount Tamborine is 58 km. The road distance is 79.8 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Mount Tamborine without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 1 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from Brisbane to Mount Tamborine, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Mount Tamborine is 80 km. It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to drive from Brisbane to Mount Tamborine.

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There are 837+ hotels available in Mount Tamborine. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Mount Tamborine.
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  • Distance: 36.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Mount Tamborine, QLD, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Brisbane to Mount Tamborine. However, you can take the bus to Southport then take the taxi to Mount Tamborine. Alternatively, you can take the train to Helensvale, platform 1 then take the taxi to Mount Tamborine.

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
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Southport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Southport to Mount Tamborine
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$55 - $75
GC Cabs
Phone
+61 7 5588 1234
Website
gccabs.com.au

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