There are 9 ways to get from Bundaberg to Ballina by train, bus, 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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Train, bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Bundaberg to Brisbane Roma Street Tilt Train / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange Southbound - Brisbane Int. to Casino

$80 - $112

Cheapest option

Bus via Tiaro  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bundaberg to Tiaro
  2. Take the bus from Tiaro to Brisbane
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange

$70 - $123

7 alternative options

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  15 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Bundaberg to Aspley Gympie Road
  2. Take the bus from Westfield Garden City to Ballina Pm41

$83 - $115

Drive  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Bundaberg to Ballina 342.6 miles

$45 - $75

Fly Bundaberg to Brisbane, bus  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Bundaberg (BDB) to Brisbane (BNE) BDB - BNE
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange

$132 - $277

Bus to Hervey Bay, fly to Brisbane, bus  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Bundaberg to Hervey Bay - Torquay
  2. Fly from Hervey Bay (HVB) to Brisbane (BNE) HVB - BNE
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange

$163 - $423

Bus to Hervey Bay, fly to Ballina  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Bundaberg to Hervey Bay - Torquay
  2. Fly from Hervey Bay (HVB) to Ballina (BNK) HVB - BNK

$305 - $905

Bus to Hervey Bay, fly to Gold Coast, bus  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Bundaberg to Hervey Bay - Torquay
  2. Fly from Hervey Bay (HVB) to Gold Coast (OOL) HVB - OOL
  3. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange

$294 - $783

Train to Gladstone, fly to Brisbane, bus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Bundaberg to Gladstone
  2. Fly from Gladstone (GLT) to Brisbane (BNE) GLT - BNE
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange

$178 - $413

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The cheapest way to get from Bundaberg to Ballina is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 6 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bundaberg to Ballina is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 6 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bundaberg to Ballina. However, there are services departing from Bundaberg and arriving at Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange via Tiaro and Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 25 min.

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The distance between Bundaberg and Ballina is 461 km. The road distance is 548.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bundaberg to Ballina without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 40 min and costs $110 - $160.

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It takes approximately 8 h 40 min to get from Bundaberg to Ballina, including transfers.

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Bundaberg to Ballina bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Bundaberg station.

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The quickest flight from Bundaberg Airport to Brisbane Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Bundaberg to Ballina.
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  • Distance: 287.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 40 min

What companies run services between Bundaberg, QLD, Australia and Ballina, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Bundaberg to Ballina via Tiaro, Brisbane, and Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop in around 11 h 25 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Bundaberg to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Hervey Bay to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Hervey Bay to Ballina via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Hervey Bay to Ballina via Brisbane, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Hervey Bay to Gold Coast via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Hervey Bay to Gold Coast via Brisbane, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Gladstone to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Bundaberg to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Hervey Bay to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Hervey Bay to Gold Coast via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Hervey Bay to Gold Coast via Sydney, Canberra
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Gladstone to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Bundaberg to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Bundaberg to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Bundaberg to Tiaro
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$15 - $23
Flexifare
$24 - $35
Bus from Tiaro to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$19 - $28
Flexifare
$28 - $40
Bus from Bundaberg to Hervey Bay - Torquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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 Bundaberg to Aspley Gympie Road
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Westfield Garden City to Ballina
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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