There are 5 ways to get from Mooloolaba to Gladstone by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Nambour to Gladstone Tilt Train / ...

$62 - $90

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Nambour to Gladstone Gx402

$52 - $100

3 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Mooloolaba to Gladstone 270.7 miles

$35 - $60

Train, fly to Gladstone  •  5 h 28 min

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

$129 - $342

Train, fly to Rockhampton  •  7 h 50 min

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

$132 - $368

What companies run services between Mooloolaba, QLD, Australia and Gladstone, QLD, Australia?

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Mooloolaba to Gladstone twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 4 h 39 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Mooloolaba to Gladstone once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $90 and the journey takes 9 h 40 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Brisbane to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Brisbane to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Nambour to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Rockhampton to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Landsborough, platform 1 to Eagle Junction, platform 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
translink.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Nambour to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$45 - $70
Flexifare
$60 - $90

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Mooloolaba to Gladstone?

The distance between Mooloolaba and Gladstone is 366 km. The road distance is 433 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Mooloolaba to Gladstone?

The cheapest way to get from Mooloolaba to Gladstone is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 5 h 56 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Mooloolaba to Gladstone?

The quickest way to get from Mooloolaba to Gladstone is to train and fly which takes 5 h 28 min and costs $160 - $450.

Is there a direct bus between Mooloolaba and Gladstone?

No, there is no direct bus from Mooloolaba to Gladstone. However, there are services departing from Mooloolaba Esp at Meta Street and arriving at Gladstone via Maroochydore station, platform 2 and Nambour. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from Mooloolaba to Gladstone?

It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from Mooloolaba to Gladstone, including transfers.