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There are 6 ways to get from Caboolture to Ballina by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Caboolture, platform 1 to Roma Street, platform 8 Caip / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange Southbound - Brisbane Int. to Casino / ...

$20 - $61

5 alternative options

Train, bus via Varsity Lakes, platform 2  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Caboolture, platform 1 to Central, platform 5
  2. Take the train from Central, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
  3. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange

$40 - $58

Bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange Southbound - Brisbane Int. to Casino / ...

$25 - $59

Train Transport NSW, bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Caboolture, platform 1 to Roma Street, platform 8
  2. Take the train from Brisbane to Casino Station 32
  3. Take the bus from Casino CBD Visitor Centre to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange

$43 - $69

Train, bus Premier Motor Service  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Caboolture, platform 1 to Central, platform 5 Caip / ...
  2. Take the bus from Westfield Garden City to Ballina Pm41

$31 - $43

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Caboolture to Ballina 146.2 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Caboolture to Ballina is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Caboolture to Ballina is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Caboolture station to Ballina. However, there are services departing from Caboolture station, stop C and arriving at Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange via Burpengary Bruce Highway and Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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The distance between Caboolture and Ballina is 207 km. The road distance is 233.9 km.

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The best way to get from Caboolture to Ballina without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 53 min and costs $28 - $90.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Caboolture to Ballina, including transfers.

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Caboolture to Ballina bus services, operated by Byron Easybus, depart from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop station.

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Caboolture to Ballina bus services, operated by Byron Easybus, arrive at Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange station.

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Ballina is 1 h ahead of Caboolture. It is currently 9:37 AM in Caboolture and 10:37 AM in Ballina.

Yes, the driving distance between Caboolture to Ballina is 234 km. It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to drive from Caboolture to Ballina.

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  • Distance: 129.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

What companies run services between Caboolture, QLD, Australia and Ballina, NSW, Australia?

Byron Easybus operates a bus from Caboolture to Ballina 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Caboolture, platform 1 to Roma Street, platform 8
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Caboolture, platform 1 to Central, platform 5
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Caboolture to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Book at
Queensland Rail Travel
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Casino Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$16 - $25
1st Class
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Phone
+612 6685 7447
Email
info@byronbus.com
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Casino CBD Visitor Centre to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Ballina
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Westfield Garden City to Ballina
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $30
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 Brisbane Roma Street to Ballina
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$15 - $23
Flexifare
$24 - $35

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