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There are 6 ways to get from Dubbo to Gladstone by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3h 58m

  1. Fly from Dubbo (DBO) to Gladstone (GLT) DBO - GLT

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Train  •  28h 49m

  1. Take the train from Dubbo Station to Strathfield Station 428
  2. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Roma Street 31
  3. Take the train from Roma Street to Gladstone

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Bus, train  •  25h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Dubbo to Maitland Station, Station St
  2. Take the train from Maitland Station to Roma Street 31
  3. Take the train from Roma Street to Gladstone

Bus  •  32h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Dubbo to Newcastle
  2. Take the bus from Newcastle to Brisbane
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane to Gladstone

Bus, train via Urunga  •  34h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 4 to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop 361
  2. Take the bus from Tamworth Station to Urunga Station
  3. Take the bus from Urunga to Brisbane Roma Street
  4. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma Street to Miriam Vale
  5. Take the train from Miriam Vale to Gladstone

Drive  •  13h 43m

  1. Drive from Dubbo to Gladstone 1158.6 km

Dubbo to Gladstone by bus and train

3 Weekly Services
25h 7m Average Duration
$176 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Dubbo to Gladstone is to drive which costs $220 - $340 and takes 13h 43m.

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The fastest way to get from Dubbo to Gladstone is to fly which takes 3h 58m and costs $490 - $700.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dubbo to Gladstone. However, there are services departing from Dubbo and arriving at Gladstone via Newcastle, Adelaide Street Stop 42 near Albert St and Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dubbo station to Gladstone. However, there are services departing from Dubbo Station and arriving at Gladstone via Strathfield Station and Roma Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 49m.

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The distance between Dubbo and Gladstone is 976 km. The road distance is 1158.6 km.

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The best way to get from Dubbo to Gladstone without a car is to bus and train which takes 25h 7m and costs $170 - $2,200.

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It takes approximately 3h 58m to get from Dubbo to Gladstone, including transfers.

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Dubbo to Gladstone bus services, operated by Sid Foggs Coaches, depart from Dubbo station.

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Dubbo to Gladstone train services, operated by NSW TrainLink, depart from Dubbo Station.

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The best way to get from Dubbo to Gladstone is to fly which takes 3h 58m and costs $490 - $700. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $170 - $2,300 and takes 28h 49m, you could also bus, which costs $280 - $600 and takes 32h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Dubbo to Gladstone.
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  • Distance: 976 km
  • Duration: 3h 58m

What companies run services between Dubbo, NSW, Australia and Gladstone, QLD, Australia?

Qantas, Link Airways and two other airlines fly from Dubbo to Gladstone every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dubbo to Gladstone via Strathfield Station and Roma Street in around 28h 49m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Dubbo to Gladstone via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Dubbo to Gladstone via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Dubbo to Gladstone via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Dubbo to Gladstone via Orange, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Train operators
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Maitland Station to Roma Street
Ave. Duration
11h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
https://transportnsw.info/regional
Economy
$75 - $120
First Class
$110 - $160
Train from Dubbo Station to Strathfield Station
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
https://transportnsw.info/regional
Economy
$45 - $75
First Class
$65 - $100
Train from Strathfield Station to Roma Street
Ave. Duration
14h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
https://transportnsw.info/regional
Economy
$90 - $140
First Class
$130 - $190
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1800 872 467
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Roma Street to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $2,000
Book at
https://queenslandrailtravel-booking.opendestinations.com/BookingSite/rail/search
Website
https://www.queenslandrailtravel.com.au/
Schedules at
https://www.queenslandrailtravel.com.au/Pages/Timetable.aspx
BQuick
$50 - $90
AChoice
$85 - $140
Gold Class
$1,535
Heritage Class
$1,923
Train from Miriam Vale to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $250
Book at
https://queenslandrailtravel-booking.opendestinations.com/BookingSite/rail/search
Website
https://www.queenslandrailtravel.com.au/
Schedules at
https://www.queenslandrailtravel.com.au/Pages/Timetable.aspx
BQuick
$7 - $12
AChoice
$11 - $17
Gold Class
$199
Heritage Class
$249
Bus operators
Sid Foggs Coaches
Phone
+61 2 4928 1088
Email
info@sidfoggs.com.au
Website
sidfoggs.com.au
Bus from Dubbo to Maitland Station, Station St
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
sidfoggs.com.au
Bus from Dubbo to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
sidfoggs.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 Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Website
https://www.greyhound.com.au/
Schedules at
https://www.greyhound.com.au/timetables
Early Bird
$120 - $180
Advantage
$150 - $220
Flexible
$180 - $280
Bus from Brisbane to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Website
https://www.greyhound.com.au/
Schedules at
https://www.greyhound.com.au/timetables
Early Bird
$100 - $150
Advantage
$120 - $180
Flexible
$150 - $230
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 4 to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
https://transportnsw.info/regional
Dorrigo Transit
Phone
+61 (0)2 5625 0065
Email
admin@dorrigotransit.com.au
Website
dorrigotransit.com.au
Bus from Tamworth Station to Urunga Station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
dorrigotransit.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Phone
13 34 10
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Urunga to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
https://premierms.com.au/
Bus from Brisbane Roma Street to Miriam Vale
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
https://premierms.com.au/

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Dubbo to Gladstone bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Gladstone station.

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Dubbo to Gladstone train services, operated by Queensland Rail Travel, arrive at Gladstone station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dubbo to Gladstone is 1159 km. It takes approximately 13h 43m to drive from Dubbo to Gladstone.

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