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There are 7 ways to get from Coomera to Nelly Bay by train, plane, bus, ferry or car

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Train, fly to Proserpine, bus, ferry  •  11h 56m

  1. Take the train from Coomera station, platform 2 to International Airport station, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Proserpine (PPP) BNE - PPP
  3. Take the bus from Airlie Beach to Townsville
  4. Take the ferry from Breakwater Ferry Terminal to Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal

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Train, bus, ferry  •  27h 55m

  1. Take the train from Coomera station, platform 2 to Fortitude Valley station, platform 2
  2. Take the bus from Chermside Gympie Road to Townsville
  3. Take the ferry from Breakwater Ferry Terminal to Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal 1F

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Train, fly to Hamilton Island, bus, ferry  •  12h 51m

  1. Take the train from Coomera station, platform 2 to International Airport station, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Hamilton Island (HTI) BNE - HTI
  3. Take the bus from Airlie Beach to Townsville
  4. Take the ferry from Breakwater Ferry Terminal to Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal

Train, fly to Mackay, ferry  •  12h 47m

  1. Take the train from Coomera station, platform 2 to International Airport station, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Mackay (MKY) BNE - MKY
  3. Take the train from Mackay to Townsville
  4. Take the ferry from Breakwater Ferry Terminal to Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal

Train, ferry  •  21h 24m

  1. Take the train from Coomera station, platform 2 to Roma Street station, platform 7
  2. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Townsville
  3. Take the ferry from Breakwater Ferry Terminal to Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal 1F

Bus, ferry  •  27h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Townsville Gx443 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Breakwater Ferry Terminal to Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal 1F

Drive, ferry  •  18h 12m

  1. Drive from Coomera to Breakwater Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the ferry from Breakwater Ferry Terminal to Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal 1F
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The most affordable way to get from Coomera to Nelly Bay is to train and ferry, which costs $160 - $380 and takes 21h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Coomera to Nelly Bay is to train and fly and bus and ferry which costs $160 - $600 and takes 11h 56m.

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The distance between Coomera and Nelly Bay is 1170 km.

The best way to get from Coomera to Nelly Bay without a car is to train and ferry which takes 21h 24m and costs $160 - $380.

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It takes approximately 11h 56m to get from Coomera to Nelly Bay, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Proserpine Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Brisbane Airport to Proserpine Airport.

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There are 260+ hotels available in Nelly Bay. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Coomera to Nelly Bay.
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  • Distance: 1169.8 km
  • Duration: 11h 56m

What companies run services between Coomera, QLD, Australia and Nelly Bay, QLD, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Coomera to Nelly Bay. However, you can take the train to International Airport station, platform 2, take the walk to Brisbane airport, fly to Proserpine, take the walk to Proserpine Airport, take the bus to Airlie Beach, take the bus to Townsville, take the walk to Breakwater Ferry Terminal, then take the ferry to Nelly Bay. Alternatively, you can take the train to International Airport station, platform 2, take the walk to Brisbane airport, fly to Hamilton Island, take the walk to Hamilton Island Marina, take the ferry to Port of Airlie, take the walk to Airlie Beach, take the bus to Townsville, take the walk to Breakwater Ferry Terminal, then take the ferry to Nelly Bay.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Brisbane to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay via Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Brisbane to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Train operators
Translink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Coomera station, platform 2 to International Airport station, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $30
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Train from Coomera station, platform 2 to Roma Street station, platform 7
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Train from Coomera station, platform 2 to Fortitude Valley station, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1800 872 467 (+61 7 3606 6630 for international calls)
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Mackay to Townsville
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $85
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Queensland Rail Travel
Economy-B-Quick fare
$45 - $65
Economy-A-Choice Fare
$60 - $85
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Townsville
Ave. Duration
17h 53m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $350
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Queensland Rail Travel
Economy-B-Quick fare
$140 - $200
Economy-A-Choice Fare
$200 - $290
BQuick
$210
AChoice
$350
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, 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 Airlie Beach to Townsville
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$40 - $65
Advantage
$50 - $75
Premium
$55 - $80
Bus from Brisbane to Townsville
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$220 - $420
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$220 - $330
Advantage
$270 - $390
Premium
$280 - $420
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Airlie Beach to Townsville
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Brisbane to Townsville
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Chermside Gympie Road to Townsville
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
Premier Motor Service
Ferry operators
Sealink (QLD)
Phone
+61 7 4726 0800
Email
infoqld@sealink.com.au
Website
sealinkqld.com.au
Ferry from Breakwater Ferry Terminal to Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Website
Sealink (QLD)

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