There are 8 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

$110 - $149

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bundaberg to Bowen Gx402

$70 - $120

6 alternative options

Drive  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Bundaberg to Bowen 508.3 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Bundaberg 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

$138 - $410

Fly Bundaberg 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

$138 - $418

Train to Rockhampton, fly to Mackay, train  •  8 h 22 min

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

$248 - $737

Fly Bundaberg to Townsville, bus  •  10 h 12 min

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

$215 - $332

Fly Bundaberg 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bundaberg to Bowen is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 11 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bundaberg to Bowen is to train and fly which costs $340 - $1,100 and takes 8 h 22 min.

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The distance between Bundaberg and Bowen is 685 km. The road distance is 813.3 km.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bundaberg and arriving at Bowen. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 12 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bundaberg to Bowen is 813 km. It takes approximately 11 h 44 min to drive from Bundaberg to Bowen.

Get driving directions

Bundaberg to Bowen bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Brisbane station.

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Map of how to get from Bundaberg to Bowen.
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  • Distance: 428 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 26 min

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 $95 - $140 and the journey takes 10 h 20 min. Alternatively, Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Bundaberg to Bowen once daily. Tickets cost $85 - $120 and the journey takes 12 h 5 min. Greyhound Australia also services this route once daily.

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 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
Flights from Rockhampton to Mackay
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
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, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $330
Flights from Bundaberg to Townsville via Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 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, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $330
Flights from Bundaberg to Moranbah via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
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
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 Bowen
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Mackay to Bowen
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Bundaberg to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Bundaberg to Bowen
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Townsville to Bowen
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
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
$70 - $120
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $100
Flexifare
$85 - $120
Bus from Proserpine to Bowen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $13
Flexifare
$16 - $23

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