There are 7 ways to get from Sydney to Bowen by plane, bus, train 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

Fly to Proserpine, bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. SYD - PPP

$124 - $421

6 alternative options

Fly to Hamilton Island, bus  •  8 h

  1. SYD - HTI

$174 - $587

Fly to Mackay, train  •  8 h 53 min

  1. SYD - MKY

$190 - $408

Train  •  30 h 12 min

  1. 31
  2. Spirit of Queensland

$230 - $385

Train, bus  •  35 h 53 min

  1. 31
  2. Gx443 / ...

$205 - $333

Train, bus via Tamworth  •  40 h 22 min

  1. 223
  2. 355

$232 - $368

Drive  •  23 h 58 min

  1. 1253.3 miles

$170 - $260

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Bowen, QLD, Australia?

You can take a train from Sydney to Bowen via Brisbane, Brisbane Roma Street, and Bowen in around 30 h 12 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Sydney to Mackay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Mackay via Brisbane, Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Mackay via Canberra, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Sydney to Mackay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Mackay via Port Macquarie, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Mackay via Canberra, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Mackay to Bowen
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Bowen
Ave. Duration
14 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $230
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
A-Choice
$228
B-Quick
$125
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$95 - $140
1st Class
$130 - $200
Train from Hornsby Station to Muswellbrook Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$24 - $40
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Proserpine to Bowen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $14
Flexifare
$17 - $24
Bus from Airlie Beach to Bowen
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$7 - $10
Flexifare
$14 - $20
Bus from Brisbane to Bowen
Ave. Duration
19 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$110 - $160
Flexifare
$130 - $190
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Muswellbrook Station, Coach Stop to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sydney and Bowen is 1568 km. The road distance is 2005 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Bowen is to fly and bus which costs $160 - $600 and takes 6 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Sydney to Bowen is to fly and bus which takes 6 h 40 min and costs $160 - $600.

It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from Sydney to Bowen, including transfers.