There are 5 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.

Recommended option

Fly Brisbane to Sydney, train  •  5 h 11 min

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

$74 - $248

4 alternative options

Fly Brisbane to Wollongong  •  4 h 1 min

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

$77 - $458

Bus to Gold Coast, fly to Sydney, train  •  6 h 6 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

$81 - $257

Train  •  16 h 27 min

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

$102 - $148

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 $110 - $180 and takes 11 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Wollongong is to fly which takes 4 h 1 min and costs $100 - $650.

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The distance between Brisbane and Wollongong is 800 km. The road distance is 996 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Brisbane to Wollongong, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Brisbane to Wollongong. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Wollongong Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 27 min.

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

Jetgo Australia flies from Brisbane to Wollongong 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brisbane to Wollongong via Central Station in around 16 h 27 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
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
Jetgo Australia
Website
jetgo.com
Flights from Brisbane to Wollongong
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $440
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
$10 - $15
Train from Brisbane to Central Station
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$95 - $140
1st Class
$130 - $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
$11 - $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
$27 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au

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