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There are 5 ways to get from Mackay to Urangan by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4h 43m

  1. Fly from Mackay (MKY) to Hervey Bay (HVB) MKY - HVB

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Bus  •  10h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Mackay to Hervey Bay Pm19 / ...

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Train, Railbus  •  11h 9m

  1. Take the train from Mackay to Maryborough West Spirit of Queensland
  2. Take the Railbus from Maryborough West to Urangan Boat Club Tilt Train Railbus connection

Bus via Gladstone  •  13h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Mackay to Gladstone Gx411
  2. Take the bus from Gladstone to Hervey Bay Gx411

Drive  •  10h 5m

  1. Drive from Mackay to Urangan 729 km
Mackay → Urangan
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The cheapest way to get from Mackay to Urangan is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 10h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Mackay to Urangan is to fly which costs $120 - $400 and takes 4h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mackay to Urangan. However, there are services departing from Mackay and arriving at Pier Street at Hibiscus Street via Central Ave at Stockland Hervey Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 56m.

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The distance between Mackay and Urangan is 597 km. The road distance is 729 km.

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The best way to get from Mackay to Urangan without a car is to bus which takes 10h 56m and costs $65 - $200.

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It takes approximately 4h 43m to get from Mackay to Urangan, including transfers.

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Mackay to Urangan bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Mackay station.

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The best way to get from Mackay to Urangan is to fly which takes 4h 43m and costs $120 - $400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $200 and takes 10h 56m.

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There is no direct flight from Mackay Airport to Hervey Bay Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Mackay to Urangan bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Hervey Bay station.

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Map of how to get from Mackay to Urangan.
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  • Distance: 597.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 43m

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

Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia fly from Mackay to Urangan every 4 hours. Alternatively, Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Mackay to Hervey Bay once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $95 and the journey takes 9h 50m. Greyhound Australia also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Mackay to Hervey Bay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Mackay to Hervey Bay via Rockhampton, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Train operators
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61244235233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Mackay to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
Premier Motor Service
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 Mackay to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $200
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$100 - $160
Advantage
$120 - $190
Premium
$130 - $200
Bus from Mackay to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$65 - $100
Advantage
$75 - $120
Premium
$80 - $130
Bus from Gladstone to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$45 - $70
Advantage
$50 - $80
Premium
$55 - $85
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300131722 (+61736066630 for international calls)
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus from Maryborough West to Urangan Boat Club
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $21
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Queensland Rail Travel
Economy-B-Quick fare
$15 - $21
Economy-A-Choice Fare
$11 - $16

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Yes, the driving distance between Mackay to Urangan is 729 km. It takes approximately 10h 5m to drive from Mackay to Urangan.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Mackay Airport to Hervey Bay Airport.

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There are 69+ hotels available in Urangan. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Mackay to Mackay Airport is to line 303 bus which takes 26 min and costs .

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