There are 4 ways to get from Caboolture to Rainbow Beach by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Caboolture to Cooroy Tilt Train / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cooroy to Rainbow Beach Gx441 / ...

$16 - $45

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Gympie North  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Caboolture to Gympie North Tilt Train / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gympie to Rainbow Beach Gx440

$22 - $54

Bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Burpengary Bruce Highway to Rainbow Beach

$30 - $40

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Caboolture to Rainbow Beach 122.3 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Caboolture to Rainbow Beach is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Caboolture to Rainbow Beach is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Caboolture station to Rainbow Beach. However, there are services departing from Caboolture station, stop C and arriving at Rainbow Beach via Burpengary Bruce Highway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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The distance between Caboolture and Rainbow Beach is 132 km. The road distance is 195.6 km.

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The best way to get from Caboolture to Rainbow Beach without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 26 min and costs $22 - $65.

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Caboolture to Rainbow Beach, including transfers.

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Caboolture to Rainbow Beach bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Burpengary Bruce Highway station.

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Caboolture to Rainbow Beach bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Rainbow Beach station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Caboolture to Rainbow Beach is 196 km. It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to drive from Caboolture to Rainbow Beach.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Rainbow Beach. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Caboolture to Rainbow Beach.
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  • Distance: 82.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

What companies run services between Caboolture, QLD, Australia and Rainbow Beach, QLD, Australia?

Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Caboolture to Rainbow Beach once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Caboolture to Cooroy
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Caboolture to Gympie North
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Caboolture, platform 1 to Cooroy, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Caboolture, platform 1 to Gympie North, platform 1
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus operators
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 Cooroy to Rainbow Beach
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $14
Flexifare
$16 - $24
Bus from Gympie to Rainbow Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$6 - $9
Flexifare
$13 - $18
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Gympie to Rainbow Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Burpengary Bruce Highway to Rainbow Beach
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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