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

Train, fly to Proserpine  •  7 h 44 min

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

$107 - $259

Cheapest option

Bus via Noosa Junction station stop A  •  18 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Noosa Junction to Airlie Beach Gx443

$98 - $161

6 alternative options

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

$156 - $461

Train, fly to Mackay  •  10 h

  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

$101 - $302

Train, fly to Moranbah, drive  •  10 h 10 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

$198 - $431

Train  •  16 h 2 min

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

$119 - $183

Bus  •  19 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Nambour to Airlie Beach Gx402

$102 - $180

Drive  •  14 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Mooloolaba to Airlie Beach 637 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mooloolaba to Airlie Beach is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 14 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mooloolaba to Airlie Beach is to train and fly which costs $140 - $350 and takes 7 h 44 min.

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

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 7 h 44 min to get from Mooloolaba to Airlie Beach, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mooloolaba to Airlie Beach. However, there are services departing from Mooloolaba Esp at Meta Street and arriving at Airlie Beach via Maroochydore station, platform 2 and Noosa Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 50 min.

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

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Mooloolaba to Airlie Beach 5 times a week. Tickets cost $110 - $170 and the journey takes 12 h 21 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Mooloolaba to Airlie Beach once daily. Tickets cost $90 - $150 and the journey takes 16 h 20 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
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $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 Moranbah
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 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 35 min
When
Every day
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
$7 - $10
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
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Nambour to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
12 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
TRANSLink QLD
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Noosa Junction to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$90 - $130
Flexifare
$110 - $150
Bus from Nambour to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $170
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$95 - $140
Flexifare
$110 - $170

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