There are 8 ways to get from Melbourne to Caboolture by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Melbourne to Brisbane, train  •  4 h 53 min

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

$91 - $284

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Fly Melbourne 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 1

$99 - $334

Fly Avalon to Gold Coast, bus, train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Gold Coast (OOL) AVV - 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 1

$114 - $417

Fly Melbourne to Maroochydore, line 615 bus, train  •  7 h 30 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

$119 - $269

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 1

$157 - $326

Bus, train  •  31 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Parramatta
  2. Take the bus from Hornsby to Brisbane
  3. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 9 to Caboolture, platform 1

$152 - $213

Bus  •  32 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney Fe31
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane Roma Street Gx243 / ...

$135 - $208

Drive  •  19 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Caboolture 1128.9 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Caboolture is to fly and train which costs $120 - $390 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Caboolture is to fly and train which costs $120 - $390 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Caboolture is 1408 km. The road distance is 1806.2 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Melbourne to Caboolture, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Caboolture station. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Caboolture station via Sydney, Brisbane and Eastern Service Rd at Creek Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Melbourne to Caboolture. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Caboolture, platform 1 via Central Station and Roma Street, platform 9. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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Melbourne to Caboolture train services, operated by XPT, arrive at Central Station.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Caboolture.
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  • Distance: 879.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

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. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Caboolture via Sydney, Brisbane Roma Street, Brisbane, Burpengary Bruce Highway, and Eastern Service Rd at Creek Road in around 32 h 35 min.

Airlines
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 Avalon to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
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 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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 Gold Coast via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
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
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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 Avalon to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
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 25 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 1
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Roma Street, platform 9 to Caboolture, platform 1
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
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
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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 - $170
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$85 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $170
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
$90 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $140
1st Class
$130 - $190
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
$26 - $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
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Parramatta
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Hornsby to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$80 - $120
Flexifare
$100 - $140

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