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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  •  4h 53m

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

$91 - $283

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Fly Melbourne to Gold Coast, train  •  6h 54m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Gold Coast (OOL) MEL - OOL
  2. Take the train from Varsity Lakes, platform 2 to Central, platform 3
  3. Take the train from Central, platform 6 to Caboolture, platform 1

$83 - $306

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Bus to Avalon, fly to Gold Coast, train  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross to Avalon Airport
  2. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Gold Coast (OOL) AVV - OOL
  3. Take the train from Varsity Lakes, platform 2 to Central, platform 3
  4. Take the train from Central, platform 6 to Caboolture, platform 1

$98 - $389

Fly Melbourne to Maroochydore, train  •  7h 25m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Maroochydore (MCY) MEL - MCY
  2. Take the train from Nambour, platform 1 to Caboolture, platform 2

$119 - $271

Train  •  27h 27m

  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

$155 - $311

Bus  •  32h 10m

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

$117 - $205

Train, bus  •  32h 47m

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Westfield Garden City
  3. Take the train from Fortitude Valley, platform 4 to Caboolture, platform 1

$134 - $308

Drive  •  19h 28m

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Caboolture 1128.9 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Caboolture is to fly and train which costs $110 - $440 and takes 6h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Caboolture is to fly and train which costs $120 - $400 and takes 4h 53m.

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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 32h 10m.

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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 27h 27m.

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

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Caboolture without a car is to train which takes 27h 27m and costs $210 - $440.

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

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Melbourne to Caboolture bus services, operated by Firefly Express, depart from Melbourne station.

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Melbourne to Caboolture train services, operated by XPT, depart from Southern Cross station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Caboolture is to train which takes 27h 27m and costs $210 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $160 - $290 and takes 32h 10m.

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

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 27h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Caboolture via Sydney, Brisbane, Burpengary Bruce Highway, and Eastern Service Rd at Creek Road in around 32h 10m.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Eagle Junction, platform 4 to Caboolture, platform 1
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Varsity Lakes, platform 2 to Central, platform 3
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 6 to Caboolture, platform 1
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Nambour, platform 1 to Caboolture, platform 2
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
translink.com.au
Train from Roma Street, platform 9 to Caboolture, platform 1
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Fortitude Valley, platform 4 to Caboolture, platform 1
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Nambour to Caboolture
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
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Queensland Rail Travel
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Caboolture
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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Queensland Rail Travel
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$140 - $170
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Skybus
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
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 and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$80 - $120
Flexifare
$95 - $140
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Sydney to Westfield Garden City
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
Premier Motor Service

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

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Melbourne to Caboolture bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Brisbane Roma Street station.

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Caboolture is 1h behind Melbourne. It is currently 5:59 AM in Melbourne and 4:59 AM in Caboolture.

Melbourne to Caboolture train services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, arrive at Caboolture, platform 1 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Caboolture is 1806 km. It takes approximately 19h 28m to drive from Melbourne to Caboolture.

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Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane Airport.

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There are 147+ hotels available in Caboolture. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $18.

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