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There are 3 ways to get from Caloundra to Rainbow Beach by bus or car

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Bus  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Maroochydore to Rainbow Beach Gx441

$36 - $73

Cheapest option

Bus via Mooloolaba  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Mooloolaba to Rainbow Beach Gx441

$33 - $167

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 12m

  1. Drive from Caloundra to Rainbow Beach 103.6 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Caloundra to Rainbow Beach is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 2h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Caloundra to Rainbow Beach is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 2h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Caloundra station to Rainbow Beach. However, there are services departing from Caloundra station and arriving at Rainbow Beach via Maroochydore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 9m.

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The distance between Caloundra and Rainbow Beach is 100 km. The road distance is 165.7 km.

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The best way to get from Caloundra to Rainbow Beach without a car is to bus which takes 5h 9m and costs $35 - $75.

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It takes approximately 5h 9m to get from Caloundra to Rainbow Beach, including transfers.

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Caloundra to Rainbow Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Maroochydore station.

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Caloundra to Rainbow Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Rainbow Beach station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Caloundra to Rainbow Beach is 166 km. It takes approximately 2h 12m to drive from Caloundra to Rainbow Beach.

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There are 183+ hotels available in Rainbow Beach. Prices start at $105 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Caloundra to Rainbow Beach.
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  • Distance: 62.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 9m

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

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Caloundra to Rainbow Beach once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 3h 25m.

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 Maroochydore to Rainbow Beach
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early bird
$30 - $40
Advantage
$35 - $45
Premium
$40 - $65
Bus from Mooloolaba to Rainbow Beach
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early bird
$30 - $45
Advantage
$35 - $45
Premium
$40 - $65
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Mooloolaba to Rainbow Beach
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
Premier Motor Service

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