There are 6 ways to get from Mackay to Bundaberg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 37 min

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

$75 - $110

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Bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Mackay to Bundaberg Gx410 / ...

$55 - $100

4 alternative options

Drive  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Mackay to Bundaberg 387.8 miles

$55 - $80

Fly to Bundaberg  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Mackay (MKY) to Bundaberg (BDB) MKY - BDB

$104 - $266

Fly to Hervey Bay, bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Mackay (MKY) to Hervey Bay (HVB) MKY - HVB
  2. Take the bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Bundaberg

$222 - $472

Fly to Rockhampton, train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Mackay (MKY) to Rockhampton (ROK) MKY - ROK
  2. Take the train from Rockhampton to Bundaberg

$213 - $728

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The cheapest way to get from Mackay to Bundaberg is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 9 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mackay to Bundaberg is to fly and train which costs $290 - $1,000 and takes 5 h 52 min.

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The distance between Mackay and Bundaberg is 526 km. The road distance is 620.5 km.

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The train from Mackay to Bundaberg takes 7 h 37 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mackay and arriving at Bundaberg. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Mackay and arriving at Bundaberg. Services depart five times a week. The journey takes approximately 7 h 37 min.

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The best way to get from Mackay to Bundaberg without a car is to train which takes 7 h 37 min and costs $100 - $150.

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Map of how to get from Mackay to Bundaberg.
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  • Distance: 328.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 37 min

What companies run services between Mackay, QLD, Australia and Bundaberg, QLD, Australia?

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Mackay to Bundaberg 5 times a week. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 7 h 37 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Mackay to Bundaberg twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $100 and the journey takes 9 h 40 min. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Mackay to Bundaberg via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Mackay to Bundaberg via Rockhampton, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Mackay to Bundaberg via Townsville, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Flights from Mackay to Hervey Bay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Mackay to Hervey Bay via Townsville, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Mackay to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Mackay to Bundaberg via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Mackay to Bundaberg
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Rockhampton to Bundaberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Mackay to Bundaberg
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $80
Flexifare
$70 - $100
Bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Bundaberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$10 - $15
Flexifare
$18 - $25
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Mackay to Bundaberg
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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