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There are 6 ways to get from Yeppoon to Airlie Beach by bus, train, car, plane, bus and ferry or ferry

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Bus  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Rockhampton to Airlie Beach Gx402 / ...

$54 - $126

5 alternative options

Bus via Marlborough  •  9h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Rockhampton George Street to Marlborough Pm16
  2. Take the bus from Marlborough to Airlie Beach Pm16

$68 - $101

Train  •  10h 58m

  1. Take the train from Rockhampton to Proserpine Spirit of Queensland

$56 - $110

Drive  •  7h 18m

  1. Drive from Yeppoon to Airlie Beach 510.1 km

$65 - $95

Bus, fly to Mackay  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the bus from James St near Park St to Terminal Dr at Rockhampton Airport
  2. Fly from Rockhampton (ROK) to Mackay (MKY) ROK - MKY
  3. Take the bus from Mackay to Airlie Beach

$204 - $660

Bus, fly to Proserpine, bus and ferry, ferry  •  9h 37m

  1. Take the bus from James St near Park St to Terminal Dr at Rockhampton Airport
  2. Fly from Rockhampton (ROK) to Proserpine (PPP) ROK - PPP
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Hamilton Island Marina
  4. Take the ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Port of Airlie

$389 - $621

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The cheapest way to get from Yeppoon to Airlie Beach is to drive which costs $65 - $95 and takes 7h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Yeppoon to Airlie Beach is to drive which costs $65 - $95 and takes 7h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Yeppoon to Airlie Beach. However, there are services departing from James St near Park St and arriving at Airlie Beach via Rockhampton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 18m.

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The distance between Yeppoon and Airlie Beach is 380 km. The road distance is 510.1 km.

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The best way to get from Yeppoon to Airlie Beach without a car is to bus which takes 8h 18m and costs $50 - $130.

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It takes approximately 8h 18m to get from Yeppoon to Airlie Beach, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Yeppoon to Airlie Beach is to bus which takes 8h 18m and costs $50 - $130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $55 - $110 and takes 10h 58m.

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The quickest flight from Rockhampton Airport to Mackay Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Yeppoon to Airlie Beach.
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  • Distance: 380.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 18m

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

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Rockhampton to Airlie Beach 3 times a day. Tickets cost $75 - $120 and the journey takes 6h 20m. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Rockhampton to Proserpine 5 times a week. Tickets cost $50 - $100 and the journey takes 6h 11m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Rockhampton to Mackay
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Rockhampton to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Rockhampton to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $470
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Rockhampton to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Train operators
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, 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 Rockhampton to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $120
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$75 - $95
Premium
$85 - $120
Advantage
$90 - $110
Bus from Mackay to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$35 - $45
Premium
$35 - $50
Advantage
$35 - $45
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Rockhampton George Street to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Rockhampton George Street to Marlborough
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Marlborough to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Mackay to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Premier Motor Service
Youngs Bus Service
Phone
+61 7 4922 3813
Email
info@youngsbusservice.com.au
Website
youngsbusservice.com.au
Bus from James St near Park St to Terminal Dr at Rockhampton Airport
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Youngs Bus Service
Cruise Whitsundays
Phone
+61 07 4846 7000
Email
reservations@cruisewhitsundays.com
Website
cruisewhitsundays.com
Bus and ferry from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Hamilton Island Marina
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$83
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com
Ferry operators
Cruise Whitsundays

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Yes, the driving distance between Yeppoon to Airlie Beach is 510 km. It takes approximately 7h 18m to drive from Yeppoon to Airlie Beach.

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Qantas offers flights from Rockhampton Airport to Mackay Airport.

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There are 218+ hotels available in Airlie Beach. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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