How to get from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach

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Recommended option

Train  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Spirit of Queensland

$94 - $130

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Gx402

$70 - $130

4 alternative options

Drive  •  11 h 13 min

  1. 482.3 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to Proserpine  •  8 h 58 min

  1. BDB - PPP

$133 - $390

Fly to Hamilton Island  •  7 h 16 min

  1. BDB - HTI

$297 - $482

Fly to Mackay, bus  •  8 h 47 min

  1. BDB - MKY

$120 - $400

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

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach 5 times a week. Tickets cost $90 - $130 and the journey takes 9 h 33 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $130 and the journey takes 11 h 30 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Bundaberg to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Bundaberg to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Bundaberg to Hamilton Island via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $410
Flights from Bundaberg to Mackay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Bundaberg to Mackay via Brisbane, Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Bundaberg to Mackay via Brisbane, Townsville
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Bundaberg to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Bundaberg to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Bundaberg to Mackay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Bundaberg to Proserpine via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $300
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
9 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130
Bus from Mackay to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$13 - $19
Flexifare
$21 - $30

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bundaberg and Airlie Beach is 632 km. The road distance is 772 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 11 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach is to fly which takes 7 h 16 min and costs $390 - $650.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bundaberg and arriving at Airlie Beach. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 11 h 15 min to get from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach, including transfers.