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

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Fly  •  4 h 45 min

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

$158 - $462

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Bus  •  8 h 45 min

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

$45 - $125

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Train  •  9 h 17 min

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

$65 - $95

Drive  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Bundaberg to Emerald 342.8 miles

$45 - $75

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No, there is no direct bus from Bundaberg to Emerald station. However, there are services departing from Bundaberg and arriving at Emerald station via Rockhampton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

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

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The distance between Bundaberg and Emerald is 450 km. The road distance is 548.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bundaberg to Emerald without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 45 min and costs .

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

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

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Bundaberg to Emerald train services, operated by Queensland Rail Travel, depart from Bundaberg station.

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The best way to get from Bundaberg to Emerald is to fly which takes 4 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 45 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 9 h 17 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bundaberg Airport to Emerald Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Bundaberg to Emerald bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Emerald station.

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Map of how to get from Bundaberg to Emerald.
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  • Distance: 281.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

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, you can take a bus from Bundaberg to Emerald via Rockhampton George Street and Rockhampton in around 8 h 45 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
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
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Queensland Rail Travel
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Bundaberg to Rockhampton George Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
premierms.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 Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$23 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $45
Bus from Rockhampton to Emerald station
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $80
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$22 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $45

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Bundaberg to Emerald train services, operated by Queensland Rail Travel, arrive at Emerald station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bundaberg to Emerald is 549 km. It takes approximately 8 h 6 min to drive from Bundaberg to Emerald.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Bundaberg Airport to Emerald Airport.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Emerald. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bundaberg to Bundaberg Airport is to line 4 bus which takes 5 min and costs .

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