There are 7 ways to get from Bundaberg to Bowen 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  •  10 h 26 min

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

$114 - $154

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bundaberg to Bowen Gx402

$80 - $140

5 alternative options

Drive  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Bundaberg to Bowen 508.3 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Proserpine, bus  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Bundaberg (BDB) to Proserpine (PPP) BDB - PPP
  2. Take the bus from Proserpine to Bowen

$139 - $411

Fly to Mackay, train  •  9 h 9 min

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

$141 - $418

Fly to Moranbah, drive  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Bundaberg (BDB) to Moranbah (MOV) BDB - MOV
  2. Drive from Moranbah to Bowen

$292 - $947

Fly to Townsville, bus  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Bundaberg (BDB) to Townsville (TSV) BDB - TSV
  2. Take the bus from Townsville to Delta

$210 - $352

What companies run services between Bundaberg, QLD, Australia and Bowen, QLD, Australia?

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Bundaberg to Bowen 5 times a week. Tickets cost $100 - $140 and the journey takes 10 h 20 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Bundaberg to Bowen once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $140 and the journey takes 12 h 35 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Bundaberg to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Bundaberg to Mackay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 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
Flights from Bundaberg to Moranbah via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Bundaberg to Townsville via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $330
Flights from Bundaberg to Townsville via Brisbane, Mackay
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $330
Flights from Bundaberg to Townsville via Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $330
Flights from Bundaberg to Townsville via Brisbane, Mount Isa
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $330
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 Mackay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Bundaberg to Townsville via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $400
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Bundaberg to Bowen
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Mackay to Bowen
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Bundaberg to Bowen
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$80 - $120
Flexifare
$95 - $140
Bus from Proserpine to Bowen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $14
Flexifare
$17 - $24
Bus from Townsville to Delta
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$17 - $25
Flexifare
$26 - $40

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bundaberg to Bowen?

The distance between Bundaberg and Bowen is 685 km. The road distance is 813 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bundaberg to Bowen?

The cheapest way to get from Bundaberg to Bowen is to drive which costs $95 - $140 and takes 11 h 44 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bundaberg to Bowen?

The quickest way to get from Bundaberg to Bowen is to fly and train which takes 9 h 9 min and costs $180 - $550.

Is there a direct bus between Bundaberg and Bowen?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bundaberg and arriving at Bowen. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 12 h 35 min.

How long does it take to get from Bundaberg to Bowen?

It takes approximately 10 h 26 min to get from Bundaberg to Bowen, including transfers.