There are 6 ways to get from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach by bus, train, car or plane

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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Bus  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach Gx402

$60 - $110

5 alternative options

Train  •  11 h 9 min

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

$91 - $125

Drive  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach 482.3 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to Proserpine  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Bundaberg (BDB) to Proserpine (PPP) BDB - PPP

$132 - $390

Fly to Hamilton Island  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Bundaberg (BDB) to Hamilton Island (HTI) BDB - HTI

$292 - $482

Fly to Mackay, train  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Bundaberg (BDB) to Mackay (MKY) BDB - MKY
  2. Take the train from Mackay to Proserpine

$120 - $393

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach is to fly which costs $400 - $700 and takes 7 h 16 min.

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The distance between Bundaberg and Airlie Beach is 632 km. The road distance is 771.6 km.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bundaberg and arriving at Airlie Beach. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 10 h 25 min.

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The best way to get from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 25 min and costs $85 - $150.

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Map of how to get from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach.
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  • Distance: 395.3 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 25 min

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 $75 - $110 and the journey takes 10 h 25 min. Greyhound Australia also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach 5 times a week. Tickets cost $85 - $130 and the journey takes 9 h 33 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
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 to Saturday
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
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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 and Saturday
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
$85 - $130
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Mackay to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
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
$60 - $110
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$60 - $90
Flexifare
$80 - $110

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