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

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Train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Caboolture to Howard Tilt Train

$39 - $54

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Caboolture station, stop A to Nambour station 649
  2. Take the bus from Nambour to Childers Gx402

$27 - $53

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Train, bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Caboolture to Maryborough West Tilt Train / ...
  2. Take the bus from Maryborough West Station to Childers

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Caboolture to Childers 167 miles

$23 - $35

Train, fly to Hervey Bay, bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Caboolture, platform 1 to Eagle Junction, platform 3
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Hervey Bay (HVB) BNE - HVB
  3. Take the bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Childers

$128 - $371

Train, fly to Bundaberg, bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Caboolture, platform 1 to Eagle Junction, platform 3
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Bundaberg (BDB) BNE - BDB
  3. Take the bus from Bundaberg, Sugarland to Childers

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The cheapest way to get from Caboolture to Childers is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Caboolture to Childers is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Caboolture station to Childers. However, there are services departing from Caboolture station, stop A and arriving at Childers via Nambour. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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The distance between Caboolture and Childers is 216 km. The road distance is 267.2 km.

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The best way to get from Caboolture to Childers without a car is to train which takes 4 h 29 min and costs $50 - $75.

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Caboolture to Childers, including transfers.

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Caboolture to Childers bus services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, arrive at Caboolture station, stop A.

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The best way to get from Caboolture to Childers is to train which takes 4 h 29 min and costs $50 - $75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $75 and takes 7 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Hervey Bay Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Caboolture to Childers bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Childers station.

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Map of how to get from Caboolture to Childers.
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  • Distance: 135.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

What companies run services between Caboolture, QLD, Australia and Childers, QLD, Australia?

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Caboolture to Childers twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Caboolture to Childers via Nambour station and Nambour in around 7 h 20 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Bundaberg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Bundaberg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Caboolture to Howard
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Caboolture to Maryborough West
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Caboolture, platform 1 to Eagle Junction, platform 3
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus operators
North Burnett Regional Council
Phone
1300 696 272
Email
admin@northburnett.qld.gov.au
Website
northburnett.qld.gov.au
Bus from Maryborough West Station to Childers
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
northburnett.qld.gov.au
Bus from Bundaberg, Sugarland to Childers
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
northburnett.qld.gov.au
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Caboolture station, stop A to Nambour station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.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 Nambour to Childers
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$21 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $45
Bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Childers
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $18
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$5 - $9
Flexifare
$12 - $18

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