There are 8 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.

Recommended option

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

$81 - $113

Cheapest option

Bus via Upper Mt Gravatt, platform 2  •  11 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Bundaberg to Brisbane Gx410 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Garden City Bus Station, Macgregor St, Stand L to Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St Pm41

$63 - $102

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Bus  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bundaberg to Brisbane Gx410 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange Southbound - Brisbane Int. to Casino

$71 - $114

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

$165 - $423

Bus to Hervey Bay, fly to Ballina  •  10 h 30 min

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

$267 - $705

Train to Gladstone, fly to Brisbane, bus  •  8 h 40 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

$179 - $413

Questions & Answers

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 takes 6 h 34 min and costs $65 - $100.

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The distance between Bundaberg and Ballina is 461 km. The road distance is 548 km.

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

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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 Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 20 min.

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

You can take a bus from Bundaberg to Ballina via Brisbane and Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop in around 10 h 20 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, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $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 Gladstone to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Hervey Bay to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Hervey Bay to Ballina via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
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
$26 - $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
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Bundaberg to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$35 - $50
Flexifare
$45 - $65
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 Garden City Bus Station, Macgregor St, Stand L to Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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