There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne to Caboolture by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Brisbane, train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Brisbane (BNE) MEL - BNE
  2. Take the train from Eagle Junction, platform 4 to Caboolture, platform 3

$94 - $286

6 alternative options

Fly to Gold Coast, bus, train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Gold Coast (OOL) MEL - OOL
  2. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
  3. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 9 to Caboolture, platform 3

$101 - $336

Fly to Maroochydore, line 615 bus, train  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Maroochydore (MCY) MEL - MCY
  2. Take the line 615 bus from Maroochydore station, platform 1 to Landsborough station
  3. Take the train from Landsborough, platform 1 to Caboolture, platform 2

$120 - $270

Train  •  27 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  3. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 9 to Caboolture, platform 3

$164 - $334

Bus, train  •  28 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Canberra
  2. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  4. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 9 to Caboolture, platform 3

$179 - $304

Bus, train via Tamworth  •  32 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Central Station, Chalmers St to Maitland Station, Station St 8Hu
  3. Take the train from Maitland Station to Tamworth Station 223
  4. Take the bus from Tamworth to Dinmore
  5. Take the train from Dinmore, platform 2 to Caboolture, platform 3

$168 - $235

Drive  •  19 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Caboolture 1128.9 miles

$160 - $240

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Caboolture, QLD, Australia?

You can take a train from Melbourne to Caboolture via Central Station, Brisbane, and Roma Street, platform 9 in around 27 h 28 min.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Eagle Junction, platform 4 to Caboolture, platform 3
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Roma Street, platform 9 to Caboolture, platform 3
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Landsborough, platform 1 to Caboolture, platform 2
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
translink.com.au
Train from Dinmore, platform 2 to Caboolture, platform 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Caboolture
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Landsborough to Caboolture
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $85
First
$85 - $120
Sleeper
$160 - $180
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$95 - $140
1st Class
$130 - $200
Train from Maitland Station to Tamworth Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$25 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Maroochydore station, platform 1 to Landsborough station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $80
Flexifare
$70 - $100
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Central Station, Chalmers St to Maitland Station, Station St
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Melbourne to Caboolture?

The distance between Melbourne and Caboolture is 1408 km. The road distance is 1806 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Caboolture?

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Caboolture is to fly and train which costs $120 - $380 and takes 4 h 55 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Melbourne to Caboolture?

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Caboolture is to fly and train which takes 4 h 55 min and costs $120 - $380.

Is there a direct train between Melbourne and Caboolture?

No, there is no direct train from Melbourne to Caboolture. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Caboolture, platform 3 via Central Station and Roma Street, platform 9. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 28 min.

How long does it take to get from Melbourne to Caboolture?

It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Melbourne to Caboolture, including transfers.