There are 11 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  •  7 h 25 min

  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  •  9 h 10 min

  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  •  8 h 59 min

  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  •  8 h 59 min

  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  •  9 h 58 min

  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

Bus to Ballina, fly to Melbourne, train  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange
  2. Fly from Ballina (BNK) to Melbourne (MEL) BNK - MEL
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Colac

$150 - $419

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

  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  •  30 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station 32
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Southern Cross 623 / ...
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool

$168 - $324

Train, bus  •  32 h 22 min

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

$183 - $284

Bus  •  37 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Melbourne
  3. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballarat
  4. Take the bus from Ballarat to Warrnambool

$160 - $216

Drive  •  21 h 52 min

  1. Drive from South Brisbane to Warrnambool 1263.9 miles

$180 - $260

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No, there is no direct bus from South Brisbane to The Twelve Apostles. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Warrnambool via Sydney, Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and Ballarat. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 12 min.

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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 30 h 35 min.

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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 30 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 25 min 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 Premier Motor Service, depart from Brisbane 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 30 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 37 h 12 min.

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

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

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

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 30 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Brisbane to Warrnambool via Sydney, Melbourne, Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St, and Ballarat in around 37 h 12 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Brisbane to Avalon via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Brisbane to Avalon via Lord Howe Island, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Gold Coast to Avalon
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Gold Coast to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Toowoomba to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Toowoomba to Melbourne via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Ballina to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Ballina to Melbourne via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Maroochydore to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Maroochydore to Melbourne via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Ballina to Melbourne via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Maroochydore to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Maroochydore to Melbourne via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Brisbane to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Brisbane to Avalon via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Gold Coast to Avalon
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Gold Coast to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Ballina to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Ballina to Melbourne via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Maroochydore to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Maroochydore to Melbourne via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Maroochydore to Melbourne via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Airnorth
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Toowoomba to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 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
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Geelong to Colac
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from South Bank, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
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
1 h 21 min
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
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Central Station to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
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
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Book at
Murrays Coaches
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.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 Central Station to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
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 Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ballarat to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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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 21 h 52 min to drive from South Brisbane to The Twelve Apostles.

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

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There are 55+ hotels available in The Twelve Apostles. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South Brisbane to Brisbane Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs .

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