There are 7 ways to get from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach by bus, train, car, plane, bus and ferry or ferry

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Bus  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach Pm16 / ...

$65 - $180

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Train  •  11h 42m

  1. Take the train from Bundaberg to Proserpine Spirit of Quuensland

$85 - $163

Drive  •  10h 54m

  1. Drive from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach 771.7 km

$110 - $170

Fly Bundaberg to Proserpine, bus and ferry, ferry  •  9h 34m

  1. Fly from Bundaberg (BDB) to Proserpine (PPP) BDB - PPP
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Proserpine Airport to Hamilton Island Marina
  3. Take the ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Port of Airlie

$297 - $748

Fly Bundaberg to Mackay, bus  •  9h 37m

  1. Fly from Bundaberg (BDB) to Mackay (MKY) BDB - MKY
  2. Take the bus from Mackay to Airlie Beach

$303 - $1,010

Train to Hervey Bay, fly to Proserpine, bus and ferry, ferry  •  11h 14m

  1. Take the train from Bundaberg to Howard
  2. Fly from Hervey Bay (HVB) to Proserpine (PPP) HVB - PPP
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Proserpine Airport to Hamilton Island Marina
  4. Take the ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Port of Airlie

$667 - $1,107

Train to Hervey Bay, fly to Mackay, bus  •  11h 7m

  1. Take the train from Bundaberg to Howard
  2. Fly from Hervey Bay (HVB) to Mackay (MKY) HVB - MKY
  3. Take the bus from Mackay to Airlie Beach

$473 - $769

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The cheapest way to get from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach is to train which costs $80 - $170 and takes 11h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach is to fly and bus and ferry and ferry which costs $290 - $750 and takes 9h 34m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bundaberg and arriving at Airlie Beach. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 25m.

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The distance between Bundaberg and Airlie Beach is 632 km. The road distance is 771.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach without a car is to bus which takes 10h 25m and costs $65 - $180.

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The bus from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach takes 10h 25m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Bundaberg to Airlie Beach bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Bundaberg station.

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The best way to get from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach is to bus which takes 10h 25m and costs $65 - $180. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $80 - $170 and takes 11h 42m.

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There is no direct flight from Bundaberg Airport to Proserpine Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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What companies run services between Bundaberg, QLD, Australia and Airlie Beach, QLD, Australia?

Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 10h 25m. Greyhound Australia also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Bundaberg to Proserpine 5 times a week. Tickets cost $80 - $160 and the journey takes 10h.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Bundaberg to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Bundaberg to Mackay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Bundaberg to Mackay via Brisbane, Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Hervey Bay to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Hervey Bay to Mackay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Hervey Bay to Mackay via Brisbane, Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Bundaberg to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Bundaberg to Mackay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Hervey Bay to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Hervey Bay to Mackay via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $600
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Bundaberg to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Bundaberg to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $160
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Economy-B-Quick fare
$80 - $120
Economy-A-Choice Fare
$110 - $160
Train from Bundaberg to Howard
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $22
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Queensland Rail Travel
Economy-B-Quick fare
$15 - $22
Economy-A-Choice Fare
$11 - $17
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Mackay to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Premier Motor Service
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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

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Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $180
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$100 - $130
Premium
$130 - $180
Advantage
$130 - $160
Bus from Mackay to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$35 - $45
Premium
$35 - $50
Advantage
$35 - $45
Cruise Whitsundays
Phone
+61 07 4846 7000
Email
reservations@cruisewhitsundays.com
Website
cruisewhitsundays.com
Bus and ferry from Proserpine Airport to Hamilton Island Marina
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$83
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com
Ferry operators
Cruise Whitsundays

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Bundaberg to Airlie Beach bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Airlie Beach station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bundaberg to Airlie Beach is 772 km. It takes approximately 10h 54m to drive from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach.

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Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Bundaberg Airport to Proserpine Airport.

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There are 226+ hotels available in Airlie Beach. Prices start at $175 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Bundaberg to Bundaberg Airport is to line 4 bus which takes 5 min and costs $2 - $3.

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