There are 5 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

$40 - $66

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Train, bus Premier Motor Service  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Caboolture, platform 1 to Fortitude Valley, platform 3 Caip / ...
  2. Take the bus from Westfield Garden City to Ballina Pm41

$32 - $48

3 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

$42 - $59

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

$46 - $65

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 $28 - $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 $28 - $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 $55 - $95.

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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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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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There are 263+ hotels available in Ballina. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get 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 every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
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 - $11
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Caboolture, platform 1 to Fortitude Valley, platform 3
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Westfield Garden City to Ballina
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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