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There are 10 ways to get from South Brisbane to The Twelve Apostles by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Brisbane to Melbourne, train  •  7h 25m

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Melbourne (MEL) BNE - MEL
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Colac

$97 - $291

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Train to Gold Coast, fly to Melbourne, train  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the train from South Bank, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
  2. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Melbourne (MEL) OOL - MEL
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Colac

$88 - $313

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Fly Brisbane to Avalon, train  •  8h 59m

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Avalon (AVV) BNE - AVV
  2. Take the train from Geelong to Colac

$122 - $215

Train to Gold Coast, fly to Avalon, train  •  8h 59m

  1. Take the train from South Bank, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
  2. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Avalon (AVV) OOL - AVV
  3. Take the train from Geelong to Colac

$93 - $387

Bus to Toowoomba, fly to Melbourne, train  •  9h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba
  2. Fly from Toowoomba (WTB) to Melbourne (MEL) WTB - MEL
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Colac

$161 - $381

Train to Maroochydore, fly to Melbourne, train  •  11h 6m

  1. Take the train from Central, platform 6 to Landsborough, platform 1
  2. Fly from Maroochydore (MCY) to Melbourne (MEL) MCY - MEL
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Colac

$131 - $278

Train  •  30h 37m

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station 32
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Southern Cross 621 / ...
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool

$168 - $324

Bus, train  •  35h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Westfield Garden City to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Melbourne
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool

$126 - $214

Bus  •  36h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma Street to Sydney Airport - International
  2. Take the bus from Sydney Airport, International Terminal to Melbourne
  3. Take the bus from Melbourne to Ballarat
  4. Take the bus from Ballarat to Warrnambool

$191 - $320

Drive  •  21h 52m

  1. Drive from South Brisbane to Warrnambool 1263.9 miles

$180 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from South Brisbane to The Twelve Apostles is to train and fly which costs $120 - $440 and takes 9h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from South Brisbane to The Twelve Apostles is to fly and train which costs $130 - $410 and takes 7h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Brisbane to The Twelve Apostles. However, there are services departing from Brisbane Roma Street and arriving at Warrnambool via Sydney Airport, International Terminal, Melbourne and Ballarat. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from South Brisbane to The Twelve Apostles. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Warrnambool via Central Station and Southern Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 37m.

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The distance between South Brisbane and The Twelve Apostles is 1547 km. The road distance is 2022.3 km.

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The best way to get from South Brisbane to The Twelve Apostles without a car is to train which takes 30h 37m and costs $230 - $460.

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It takes approximately 7h 25m to get from South Brisbane to The Twelve Apostles, including transfers.

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South Brisbane to The Twelve Apostles bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Brisbane Roma Street station.

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South Brisbane to The Twelve Apostles train services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Brisbane station.

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The best way to get from South Brisbane to The Twelve Apostles is to train which takes 30h 37m and costs $230 - $460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $260 - $460 and takes 36h 22m.

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Map of how to get from South Brisbane to The Twelve Apostles.
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  • Distance: 967 miles
  • Duration: 7h 25m

What companies run services between South Brisbane, QLD, Australia and The Twelve Apostles, VIC, Australia?

You can take a train from South Brisbane to Warrnambool via Central Station and Southern Cross in around 30h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Brisbane to Warrnambool via Sydney Airport - International, Sydney Airport, International Terminal, Melbourne, and Ballarat in around 36h 22m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Brisbane to Avalon via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Brisbane to Avalon via Proserpine, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Gold Coast to Avalon
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Gold Coast to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Toowoomba to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Toowoomba to Melbourne via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Maroochydore to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Maroochydore to Melbourne via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Maroochydore to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Maroochydore to Melbourne via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Brisbane to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Brisbane to Avalon via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Brisbane to Avalon via Proserpine, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Gold Coast to Avalon
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Gold Coast to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Maroochydore to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Maroochydore to Melbourne via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Airnorth
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Toowoomba to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Train operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Colac
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Train from Geelong to Colac
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from South Bank, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 6 to Landsborough, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
translink.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Central Station
Ave. Duration
14h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Central Station to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
10h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$140 - $170
Bus operators
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Book at
Murrays Coaches
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Westfield Garden City to Sydney
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
Premier Motor Service
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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 Brisbane Roma Street to Sydney Airport - International
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $120
Flexifare
$95 - $140
Bus from Sydney Airport, International Terminal to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Ballarat to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Melbourne Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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South Brisbane to The Twelve Apostles bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Warrnambool station.

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South Brisbane to The Twelve Apostles train services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Warrnambool station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Brisbane to The Twelve Apostles is 2022 km. It takes approximately 21h 52m to drive from South Brisbane to The Twelve Apostles.

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

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There are 60+ hotels available in The Twelve Apostles. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South Brisbane to Brisbane Airport is to train which takes 20m and costs $14 - $20.

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