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There are 9 ways to get from Toowoomba to Airlie Beach by bus, plane, bus and ferry, ferry, 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.

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Bus to Brisbane, fly to Hamilton Island  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Toowoomba to Brisbane
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Hamilton Island (HTI) BNE - HTI

$150 - $450

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Bus to Brisbane, fly to Mackay, train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Toowoomba to Brisbane
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Mackay (MKY) BNE - MKY
  3. Take the train from Mackay to Proserpine

$97 - $320

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Bus to Brisbane, fly to Proserpine, bus and ferry, ferry  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Toowoomba to Brisbane
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Proserpine (PPP) BNE - PPP
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Proserpine Airport to Hamilton Island Marina
  4. Take the ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Port of Airlie

$178 - $343

Fly Toowoomba to Mackay, train  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Toowoomba (WTB) to Mackay (MKY) WTB - MKY
  2. Take the train from Mackay to Proserpine

$219 - $642

Bus to Brisbane, fly to Moranbah, drive  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Toowoomba to Brisbane
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Moranbah (MOV) BNE - MOV
  3. Drive from Moranbah to Airlie Beach

$197 - $450

Bus, train  •  18 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Toowoomba to Brisbane Gx713 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Proserpine Spirit of Queensland

$121 - $248

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  21 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Toowoomba to Brisbane Gx713 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach Gx443 / ...

$105 - $195

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  22 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Toowoomba to Brisbane
  2. Take the bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Airlie Beach

$141 - $206

Drive  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Toowoomba to Airlie Beach 703.1 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toowoomba to Airlie Beach is to drive which costs $140 - $210 and takes 14 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Toowoomba to Airlie Beach is to bus and fly which costs $210 - $650 and takes 7 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Toowoomba to Airlie Beach. However, there are services departing from Toowoomba and arriving at Airlie Beach via Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 25 min.

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The distance between Toowoomba and Airlie Beach is 875 km. The road distance is 1125 km.

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The best way to get from Toowoomba to Airlie Beach without a car is to bus and train which takes 18 h 23 min and costs $170 - $350.

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It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to get from Toowoomba to Airlie Beach, including transfers.

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Toowoomba to Airlie Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Toowoomba station.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Hamilton Island Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Toowoomba to Airlie Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Airlie Beach station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toowoomba to Airlie Beach is 1125 km. It takes approximately 14 h 15 min to drive from Toowoomba to Airlie Beach.

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Map of how to get from Toowoomba to Airlie Beach.
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  • Distance: 546.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 11 min

What companies run services between Toowoomba, QLD, Australia and Airlie Beach, QLD, Australia?

You can take a bus from Toowoomba to Airlie Beach via Brisbane in around 21 h 25 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Toowoomba to Mackay via Townsville
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Toowoomba to Mackay via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Flights from Toowoomba to Mackay via Melbourne, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay via Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Brisbane to Moranbah
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Toowoomba to Mackay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Mackay to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
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Queensland Rail Travel
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
14 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $210
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Queensland Rail Travel
A-Choice
$201
B-Quick
$111
Bus operators
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 Toowoomba to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$10 - $14
Flexifare
$17 - $24
Bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$95 - $140
Flexifare
$110 - $160
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Toowoomba to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
Cruise Whitsundays
Phone
+61 07 4846 7000
Email
reservations@cruisewhitsundays.com
Website
cruisewhitsundays.com
Bus and ferry from Proserpine Airport to Hamilton Island Marina
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
Premier Motor Service
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Toowoomba to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
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Murrays Coaches
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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Brisbane Airport to Hamilton Island Airport.

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There are 196+ hotels available in Airlie Beach. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Toowoomba to Toowoomba Airport is to line 907 bus which takes 12 min and costs $2 - $4.

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