There are 5 ways to get from Goondiwindi to Rainbow Beach by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  11h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Goondiwindi to Brisbane Moore
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Rainbow Beach GX441 / ...

$114 - $179

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Bus, train  •  12h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Goondiwindi to Wacol
  2. Take the train from Wacol station, platform 2 to Nambour station, platform 1
  3. Take the bus from Nambour to Kybong
  4. Take the bus from Kybong to Rainbow Beach

$121 - $185

Bus via Toowoomba  •  13h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Goondiwindi to Toowoomba
  2. Take the bus from Toowoomba to Brisbane International Airport
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Rainbow Beach

$121 - $214

Drive  •  6h 51m

  1. Drive from Goondiwindi to Rainbow Beach 539.6 km

$70 - $110

Bus, fly  •  11h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Goondiwindi to Brisbane
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Hervey Bay (HVB) BNE - HVB
  3. Take the bus from Hervey Bay to Rainbow Beach

$269 - $665

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The cheapest way to get from Goondiwindi to Rainbow Beach is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 6h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Goondiwindi to Rainbow Beach is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 6h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Goondiwindi to Rainbow Beach. However, there are services departing from Goondiwindi and arriving at Rainbow Beach via Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 55m.

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The distance between Goondiwindi and Rainbow Beach is 403 km. The road distance is 539.6 km.

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The best way to get from Goondiwindi to Rainbow Beach without a car is to bus which takes 11h 55m and costs $110 - $180.

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It takes approximately 11h 55m to get from Goondiwindi to Rainbow Beach, including transfers.

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Goondiwindi to Rainbow Beach bus services, operated by Crisps Coaches, depart from Goondiwindi station.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Hervey Bay Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Goondiwindi to Rainbow Beach is 540 km. It takes approximately 6h 51m to drive from Goondiwindi to Rainbow Beach.

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Map of how to get from Goondiwindi to Rainbow Beach.
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  • Distance: 402.6 km
  • Duration: 11h 55m

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

You can take a bus from Goondiwindi to Rainbow Beach via Brisbane in around 11h 55m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Wacol station, platform 2 to Nambour station, platform 1
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Bus operators
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Goondiwindi to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
crisps.com.au
Bus from Goondiwindi to Wacol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
crisps.com.au
Bus from Goondiwindi to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
crisps.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 Brisbane to Rainbow Beach
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$50 - $65
Premium
$55 - $80
Advantage
$55 - $70
Bus from Nambour to Kybong
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$23 - $30
Premium
$22 - $30
Advantage
$20 - $25
Bus from Kybong to Rainbow Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$27 - $35
Premium
$27 - $40
Advantage
$26 - $31
Bus from Toowoomba to Brisbane Airport (BNE)
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$30 - $45
Premium
$35 - $50
Advantage
$30 - $40
Bus from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Rainbow Beach
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$45 - $60
Premium
$55 - $75
Advantage
$55 - $70
Bus from Hervey Bay to Rainbow Beach
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$30 - $45
Premium
$35 - $50
Advantage
$30 - $40
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Rainbow Beach
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Kybong to Rainbow Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Hervey Bay to Rainbow Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Goondiwindi Info Centre to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Toowoomba to Brisbane International Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Book at
Murrays Coaches

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Qantas offers flights from Brisbane Airport to Hervey Bay Airport.

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There are 149+ hotels available in Rainbow Beach. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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