There are 8 ways to get from Mooloolaba to Airlie Beach by train, plane, bus or car

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Train, fly to Proserpine  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Landsborough, platform 1 to Eagle Junction, platform 3
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Proserpine (PPP) BNE - PPP

$102 - $257

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  19 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Nambour to Airlie Beach Gx402

$96 - $170

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Line 615 bus, train, fly to Hamilton Island  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 615 bus from Mooloolaba Esp at Meta Street to Landsborough station
  2. Take the train from Landsborough, platform 1 to Eagle Junction, platform 3
  3. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Hamilton Island (HTI) BNE - HTI

$149 - $459

Train, fly to Mackay  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Landsborough, platform 1 to Eagle Junction, platform 3
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Mackay (MKY) BNE - MKY
  3. Take the train from Mackay to Proserpine

$96 - $299

Train, fly to Moranbah, drive  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Landsborough, platform 1 to Eagle Junction, platform 3
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Moranbah (MOV) BNE - MOV
  3. Drive from Moranbah to Airlie Beach

$196 - $429

Train  •  16 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Nambour to Proserpine Spirit of Queensland

$117 - $173

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  18 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Mooloolaba to Airlie Beach

$110 - $160

Drive  •  14 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Mooloolaba to Airlie Beach 637 miles

$90 - $140

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mooloolaba and arriving at Airlie Beach. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 18 h 5 min.

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The distance between Mooloolaba and Airlie Beach is 842 km. The road distance is 1019.2 km.

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The best way to get from Mooloolaba to Airlie Beach without a car is to train which takes 16 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to get from Mooloolaba to Airlie Beach, including transfers.

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Mooloolaba to Airlie Beach bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Mooloolaba station.

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The best way to get from Mooloolaba to Airlie Beach is to train which takes 16 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Proserpine Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Mooloolaba to Airlie Beach bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Airlie Beach station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mooloolaba to Airlie Beach is 1019 km. It takes approximately 14 h 12 min to drive from Mooloolaba to Airlie Beach.

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Jetstar and Virgin Australia offer flights from Brisbane Airport to Proserpine Airport.

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Map of how to get from Mooloolaba to Airlie Beach.
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  • Distance: 526.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 40 min

What companies run services between Mooloolaba, QLD, Australia and Airlie Beach, QLD, Australia?

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Mooloolaba to Airlie Beach once daily. Tickets cost $110 - $160 and the journey takes 12 h 21 min. Alternatively, Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Mooloolaba to Airlie Beach once daily. Tickets cost $110 - $160 and the journey takes 18 h 5 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Brisbane to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay via Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay via Townsville
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Brisbane to Moranbah
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Brisbane to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay via Townsville
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Landsborough, platform 1 to Eagle Junction, platform 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
translink.com.au
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Mackay to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
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Queensland Rail Travel
Train from Nambour to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
12 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
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Queensland Rail Travel
Bus operators
TRANSLink QLD
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Mooloolaba to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
premierms.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 Nambour to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $160
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$90 - $140
Flexifare
$110 - $160

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