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There are 4 ways to get from Brisbane to Tara by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba
  2. Take the bus from Toowoomba to Tara Bq113

$40 - $66

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Dalby Gx741 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dalby to Tara Bq113

$35 - $67

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Oakey The Westlander
  2. Take the bus from Oakey to Tara Bq113

$48 - $66

Drive  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Tara 186.3 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Tara is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Tara is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Tara. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Tara via Toowoomba. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Tara is 255 km. The road distance is 298.1 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Tara without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 55 min and costs $55 - $95.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Brisbane to Tara, including transfers.

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Brisbane to Tara bus services, operated by Murrays Coaches, depart from Brisbane station.

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Brisbane to Tara bus services, operated by Bus Queensland, arrive at Tara station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Tara is 298 km. It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to drive from Brisbane to Tara.

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There are one+ hotels available in Tara. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Tara.
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  • Distance: 159.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

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

You can take a bus from Brisbane to Tara via Toowoomba in around 4 h 55 min.

Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Oakey
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Book at
Queensland Rail Travel
Bus operators
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Book at
Murrays Coaches
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqld.com.au
Bus from Toowoomba to Tara
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Dalby
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Dalby to Tara
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Oakey to Tara
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.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 Brisbane to Dalby
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$16 - $24
Flexifare
$25 - $35

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