There are 3 ways to get from Mackay Airport (MKY) to Bowen by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Mackay to Bowen Spirit of Queensland

$46 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Mackay to Bowen Gx402 / ...

$34 - $57

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Mackay Airport (MKY) to Bowen 124.6 miles

$17 - $26

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mackay Airport (MKY) to Bowen is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mackay Airport (MKY) to Bowen is to train which costs $60 - $90 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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The distance between Mackay Airport (MKY) and Bowen is 162 km. The road distance is 199.4 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from Mackay Airport (MKY) to Bowen, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Mackay Airport (MKY) to Bowen without a car is to train which takes 2 h 25 min and costs $60 - $90.

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Map of how to get from Mackay Airport (MKY) to Bowen.
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  • Distance: 101.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 25 min

What companies run services between Mackay Airport (MKY), Australia and Bowen, QLD, Australia?

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Mackay Airport (MKY) to Bowen 5 times a week. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Mackay Airport (MKY) to Bowen twice daily. Tickets cost $19 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h.

Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Mackay to Bowen
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Mackay to Bowen
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$19 - $28
Flexifare
$28 - $40

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