There are 4 ways to get from Bundaberg to Emerald by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Bundaberg (BDB) to Emerald (EMD) BDB - EMD

$158 - $462

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bundaberg to Rockhampton Gx402
  2. Take the bus from Rockhampton to Emerald station Gx475 / ...

$53 - $135

2 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Bundaberg to Emerald Spirit of the Outback

$70 - $100

Drive  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Bundaberg to Emerald 342.8 miles

$45 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Bundaberg to Emerald is to drive which costs $65 - $95 and takes 8 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bundaberg to Emerald is to fly which takes 4 h 45 min and costs $210 - $650.

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The distance between Bundaberg and Emerald is 450 km. The road distance is 549 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Bundaberg to Emerald, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bundaberg to Emerald. However, there are services departing from Bundaberg and arriving at Emerald station via Rockhampton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bundaberg and arriving at Emerald. Services depart twice a week. The journey takes approximately 9 h 17 min.

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

Virgin Australia and Qantas fly from Bundaberg to Emerald 4 times a day. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Bundaberg to Emerald twice a week. Tickets cost $70 - $100 and the journey takes 9 h 17 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Bundaberg to Emerald via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Bundaberg to Emerald via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Bundaberg to Emerald
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Bundaberg to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $60
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$29 - $45
Flexifare
$40 - $60
Bus from Rockhampton to Emerald station
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $80
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$23 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $45

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