There are 7 ways to get from Brisbane to Wollongong by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Brisbane to Sydney, train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Sydney (SYD) BNE - SYD
  2. Take the train from Wolli Creek Station to Wollongong Station

$73 - $246

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Fly Brisbane to Wollongong  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Wollongong (WOL) BNE - WOL

$51 - $207

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Bus to Gold Coast, fly to Sydney, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
  2. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Sydney (SYD) OOL - SYD
  3. Take the train from Wolli Creek Station to Wollongong Station

$79 - $254

Bus to Toowoomba, fly to Sydney, train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba
  2. Fly from Toowoomba (WTB) to Sydney (SYD) WTB - SYD
  3. Take the train from Wolli Creek Station to Wollongong Station

$167 - $426

Train  •  16 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station 32
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Wollongong Station South Coast Line

$98 - $141

Bus  •  20 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Wollongong

$112 - $147

Drive  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Wollongong 622.3 miles

$85 - $130

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Wollongong. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Wollongong via Sydney. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brisbane to Wollongong station. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Wollongong Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 13 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Wollongong is 800 km. The road distance is 995.6 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Wollongong without a car is to train which takes 16 h 13 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Brisbane to Wollongong, including transfers.

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Brisbane to Wollongong bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Brisbane station.

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Brisbane to Wollongong train services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Brisbane station.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Wollongong is to fly which takes 4 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 16 h 13 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 20 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Brisbane to Wollongong bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Wollongong station.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Wollongong.
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  • Distance: 499.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 57 min

What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Wollongong, NSW, Australia?

VivaColombia flies from Brisbane to Wollongong 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brisbane to Wollongong via Central Station in around 16 h 13 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Toowoomba to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Brisbane to Wollongong
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Wolli Creek Station to Wollongong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$6 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Brisbane to Central Station
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Central Station to Wollongong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Bus operators
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
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
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Murrays Coaches
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Wollongong
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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Brisbane to Wollongong train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Wollongong Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Wollongong is 996 km. It takes approximately 11 h 14 min to drive from Brisbane to Wollongong.

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Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Brisbane Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 61+ hotels available in Wollongong. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Brisbane Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs .

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