There are 6 ways to get from Bundaberg to Mackay 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  •  7 h 45 min

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

$75 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Bundaberg to Mackay Gx402

$60 - $110

4 alternative options

Drive  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Bundaberg to Mackay 387.7 miles

$55 - $80

Fly to Mackay  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Bundaberg (BDB) to Mackay (MKY) BDB - MKY

$95 - $357

Fly to Proserpine, train  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Bundaberg (BDB) to Proserpine (PPP) BDB - PPP
  2. Take the train from Proserpine to Mackay

$152 - $421

Fly to Moranbah, drive  •  8 h 13 min

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

$278 - $926

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

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Bundaberg to Mackay 5 times a week. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Bundaberg to Mackay once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $110 and the journey takes 9 h.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
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 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 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 Mackay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Bundaberg to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Bundaberg to Proserpine via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Thursday
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 Mackay
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Proserpine to Mackay
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Bundaberg to Mackay
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$60 - $85
Flexifare
$75 - $110

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bundaberg and Mackay is 526 km. The road distance is 620 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bundaberg to Mackay is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 9 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from Bundaberg to Mackay is to fly which takes 6 h 51 min and costs $120 - $480.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bundaberg and arriving at Mackay. Services depart five times a week. The journey takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bundaberg and arriving at Mackay. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 9 h.

The train from Bundaberg to Mackay takes 7 h 45 min including transfers and departs five times a week.