There are 6 ways to get from Brisbane to Wollongong by plane, train, bus 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, train  •  5 h 5 min

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

$74 - $248

5 alternative options

Bus to Gold Coast, fly, train  •  6 h

  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

$81 - $256

Bus to Toowoomba, fly, train  •  7 h 34 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

$160 - $421

Train  •  16 h 22 min

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

$100 - $145

Bus  •  20 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Central Station, Western Concourse to Wollongong Station, Station St 20Sc / ...

$110 - $145

Drive  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Wollongong 622.3 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Wollongong is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 11 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Wollongong is to fly and train which costs $100 - $350 and takes 5 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Wollongong station. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Wollongong Station, Station St via Central Station, Western Concourse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 21 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 22 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 22 min and costs $130 - $200.

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It takes approximately 5 h 5 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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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Wollongong.
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  • Distance: 499.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

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

You can take a train from Brisbane to Wollongong via Central Station in around 16 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brisbane to Wollongong via Sydney and Central Station, Western Concourse in around 20 h 21 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
$60 - $370
Flights from Toowoomba to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 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
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
$7 - $11
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$7 - $11
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Brisbane to Central Station
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $140
1st Class
$120 - $190
Train from Central Station to Wollongong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$7 - $12
1st Class
$10 - $16
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
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 Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$10 - $15
Flexifare
$18 - $25
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
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Central Station, Western Concourse to Wollongong Station, Station St
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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