There are 5 ways to get from Childers to Brisbane by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Howard to Brisbane Roma Street Tilt Train

$41 - $63

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Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Childers to Brisbane Gx410 / ...

$30 - $60

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Childers to Brisbane 193.9 miles

$27 - $40

Bus to Hervey Bay, fly  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Childers to Hervey Bay - Torquay
  2. Fly from Hervey Bay (HVB) to Brisbane (BNE) HVB - BNE

$124 - $365

Bus to Bundaberg, fly  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Childers to Bundaberg, Sugarland
  2. Fly from Bundaberg (BDB) to Brisbane (BNE) BDB - BNE

$97 - $227

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The cheapest way to get from Childers to Brisbane is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Childers to Brisbane is to bus and fly which costs $170 - $550 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Childers and arriving at Brisbane. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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The distance between Childers and Brisbane is 259 km. The road distance is 310.3 km.

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The best way to get from Childers to Brisbane without a car is to train which takes 5 h 33 min and costs $55 - $90.

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It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to get from Childers to Brisbane, including transfers.

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Childers to Brisbane bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Childers station.

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The best way to get from Childers to Brisbane is to train which takes 5 h 33 min and costs $55 - $90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $80 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Childers to Brisbane.
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  • Distance: 162.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 33 min

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

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Childers to Brisbane twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 4 h 8 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Childers to Brisbane twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Hervey Bay to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Bundaberg to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Bundaberg to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
50 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 Howard to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.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 Childers to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$30 - $45
Flexifare
$40 - $60
Bus from Childers to Hervey Bay - Torquay
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $18
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$5 - $9
Flexifare
$12 - $18
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Childers to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
North Burnett Regional Council
Phone
1300 696 272
Email
admin@northburnett.qld.gov.au
Website
northburnett.qld.gov.au
Bus from Childers to Bundaberg, Sugarland
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
northburnett.qld.gov.au

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