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There are 8 ways to get from Sunshine Coast Airport to Canberra Airport (CBR) by plane, shuttle, bus, train or car

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Fly from Maroochydore  •  3h 55m

  1. Fly from Maroochydore (MCY) to Canberra (CBR) MCY - CBR

$370 - $900

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Bus  •  23h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Mooloolaba to Brisbane
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Sydney
  3. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra

$152 - $338

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Shuttle to Brisbane, fly  •  5h 57m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Maroochydore to Brisbane Airport
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Canberra (CBR) BNE - CBR

$276 - $611

Train  •  23h 37m

  1. Take the train from Nambour station, platform 1 to Roma Street station, platform 8
  2. Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station 32
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Canberra Station 631 / ...

$180 - $329

Train, bus via Sydney  •  24h 16m

  1. Take the train from Landsborough station, platform 1 to Roma Street station, platform 8
  2. Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station 32
  3. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra

$152 - $284

Shuttle, bus  •  26h 24m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Maroochydore to Gold Coast
  2. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Sydney
  3. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra

$181 - $274

Train, bus  •  26h 59m

  1. Take the train from Landsborough station, platform 1 to Roma Street station, platform 8
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Sydney Airport
  3. Take the bus from Sydney International Airport to Canberra

$187 - $309

Drive  •  13h 57m

  1. Drive from Sunshine Coast Airport to Canberra Airport (CBR) 1283.4 km

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Sunshine Coast Airport to Canberra Airport (CBR) is to drive which costs $160 - $240 and takes 13h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Sunshine Coast Airport to Canberra Airport (CBR) is to fly which costs $370 - $900 and takes 3h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sunshine Coast Airport to Canberra Airport (CBR). However, there are services departing from Sunshine Coast Airport and arriving at Canberra Airport via Maroochydore station, platform 1, Mooloolaba, Brisbane, Sydney and City Interchange Plt 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 14m.

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The distance between Sunshine Coast Airport and Canberra Airport (CBR) is 1036 km. The road distance is 1283.4 km.

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The best way to get from Sunshine Coast Airport to Canberra Airport (CBR) without a car is to bus which takes 23h 14m and costs $150 - $340.

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It takes approximately 3h 55m to fly from Maroochydore (MCY) to Canberra (CBR), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Sunshine Coast Airport to Canberra Airport (CBR) bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Mooloolaba station.

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The best way to get from Sunshine Coast Airport to Canberra Airport (CBR) is to fly which takes 3h 55m and costs $370 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $340 and takes 23h 14m, you could also train, which costs $180 - $330 and takes 23h 37m.

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There is no direct flight from Maroochydore Airport to Canberra Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 55m and has one stopover.

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Sunshine Coast Airport to Canberra Airport (CBR) bus services, operated by Murrays Coaches, arrive at Canberra station.

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Map of how to get from Sunshine Coast Airport to Canberra Airport (CBR).
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  • Distance: 1036.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 55m

What companies run services between Sunshine Coast Airport, QLD, Australia and Canberra Airport (CBR), Australia?

Qantas, Jetstar and two other airlines fly from Sunshine Coast Airport to Canberra Airport (CBR) every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sunshine Coast Airport to Canberra Airport (CBR) via Maroochydore station, platform 1, Mooloolaba, Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra, and City Interchange Plt 4 in around 23h 14m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Maroochydore to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Maroochydore to Canberra via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Maroochydore to Canberra via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Maroochydore to Canberra via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Maroochydore to Canberra via Adelaide, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Nambour station, platform 1 to Roma Street station, platform 8
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Train from Landsborough station, platform 1 to Roma Street station, platform 8
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Nambour to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $28
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Queensland Rail Travel
Economy-B-Quick fare
$20 - $28
Economy-A-Choice Fare
$18 - $27
Train from Landsborough to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
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Queensland Rail Travel
Economy-B-Quick fare
$18 - $25
Economy-A-Choice Fare
$15 - $22
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Central Station
Ave. Duration
14h 17m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$90 - $120
First Class
$120 - $170
Train from Central Station to Canberra Station
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$35 - $50
First Class
$50 - $70
Bus operators
Coast 2 Coast Bus Service
Phone
+61 (0) 435 031 564
Email
info@coast2coastbuses.com
Website
coast2coastbuses.com
Shuttle from Maroochydore to Brisbane Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$52 - $57
Schedules at
coast2coastbuses.com
Shuttle from Maroochydore to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
coast2coastbuses.com
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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Mooloolaba to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$28 - $35
Premium
$28 - $40
Advantage
$27 - $33
Bus from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$120 - $160
Premium
$150 - $210
Advantage
$160 - $190
Bus from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$45 - $60
Premium
$55 - $75
Advantage
$55 - $70
Bus from Brisbane to Sydney Airport
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$120 - $160
Premium
$150 - $210
Advantage
$160 - $200
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Mooloolaba to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Sydney
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
Premier Motor Service

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Yes, the driving distance between Sunshine Coast Airport to Canberra Airport (CBR) is 1283 km. It takes approximately 13h 57m to drive from Sunshine Coast Airport to Canberra Airport (CBR).

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Virgin Australia, Jetstar and Qantas offer flights from Maroochydore Airport to Canberra Airport.

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There are 201+ hotels available in Canberra Airport (CBR). Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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