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There are 6 ways to get from Cloncurry to Bamaga by bus, plane, car, ferry or train

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Bus to Mount Isa, fly to Bamaga

  1. Take the bus from Cloncurry to Mount Isa
  2. Fly from Mount Isa (ISA) to Bamaga (ABM)

Cheapest option

Fly Cloncurry to Bamaga

  1. Fly from Cloncurry (CNJ) to Bamaga (ABM)

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Fly Cloncurry to Weipa, drive

  1. Fly from Cloncurry (CNJ) to Weipa (WEI)
  2. Drive from Weipa to Bamaga

Bus, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Cloncurry to Townsville
  2. Take the bus from Townsville to Cairns
  3. Take the ferry from Cairns to Seisia

Train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Cloncurry station to Townsville station
  2. Take the train from Townsville to Cairns Central Station
  3. Take the ferry from Cairns to Seisia

Drive

  1. Drive from Cloncurry to Bamaga
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cloncurry to Bamaga is to drive which costs $160 - $250 and takes 31h 14m.

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The fastest way to get from Cloncurry to Bamaga is to bus and fly which takes 17h 25m and costs $220 - $850.

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The distance between Cloncurry and Bamaga is 1110 km. The road distance is 1359 km.

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The best way to get from Cloncurry to Bamaga without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 2 days 21h and costs $850 - $1,000.

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It takes approximately 17h 25m to get from Cloncurry to Bamaga, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Mount Isa Airport to Bamaga Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 40m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cloncurry to Bamaga is 1359 km. It takes approximately 31h 14m to drive from Cloncurry to Bamaga.

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Regional Express offers flights from Mount Isa Airport to Bamaga Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Bamaga. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Cloncurry to Cloncurry Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs $22 - $26.

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Map of how to get from Cloncurry to Bamaga.
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  • Distance: 1110 km
  • Duration: 17h 25m

What companies run services between Cloncurry, QLD, Australia and Bamaga, QLD, Australia?

Qantas, Regional Express and Jetstar fly from Cloncurry to Bamaga twice daily.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Mount Isa to Bamaga via Cairns
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Cloncurry to Bamaga via Mount Isa, Cairns
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Cloncurry to Bamaga via Townsville, Cairns
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Cloncurry to Bamaga via Townsville, Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Cloncurry to Bamaga via Townsville, Sydney, Cairns
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Cloncurry to Bamaga via Mount Isa, Townsville, Cairns
Ave. Duration
28h 35m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Cloncurry to Bamaga via Mount Isa, Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
28h 35m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Cloncurry to Weipa via Townsville, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300131722 (+61736066630 for international calls)
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Cloncurry station to Townsville station
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $180
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Queensland Rail Travel
Economy-B-Quick fare
$85 - $130
Economy-A-Choice Fare
$120 - $180
Train from Townsville to Cairns Central Station
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $80
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Queensland Rail Travel
Economy-B-Quick fare
$40 - $60
Economy-A-Choice Fare
$55 - $80
Bus operators
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Email
charter@busqld.com.au
Website
busqld.com.au
Bus from Cloncurry to Mount Isa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Cloncurry to Townsville
Ave. Duration
10h 24m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
busqldoutback.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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Townsville to Cairns
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$55 - $85
Advantage
$65 - $95
Premium
$70 - $110
Ferry operators
SeaSwift
Phone
1800424422
Email
cruisebookings@seaswift.com.au
Website
seaswift.com.au
Ferry from Cairns to Seisia
Ave. Duration
2 days 2h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$730
Schedules at
seaswift.com.au

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