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From Brisbane Coach Terminal to Mackay Queensland by bus

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From Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Mackay Queensland by flight

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How to get from Brisbane to Mackay Queensland

When you want to get from Brisbane to Mackay Queensland, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Train ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A train ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about AUD 284.26. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as AUD 161.40.

How far is Brisbane from Mackay Queensland?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Brisbane to Mackay Queensland. Your trip will be a total of 399 miles (641 km). The flying distance is 521 miles (837 km).

How long does it take to get from Brisbane to Mackay Queensland?

The travel time from Brisbane to Mackay Queensland can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 13 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Brisbane to Mackay Queensland?

The cost of the trip from Brisbane to Mackay Queensland varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Queensland Rail: travelling by train expect to pay as low as AUD 161.40 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a train - a one-way train ticket can cost as much as AUD 284.26.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Brisbane to Mackay Queensland:

  • Train tickets - AUD 161.00 to AUD 284.00;
  • Plane tickets - AUD 178.00 to AUD 283.00;

How many trips per day are there between Brisbane and Mackay Queensland?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Brisbane to Mackay Queensland depart during the day - there are approximately 3 departures a day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 2 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Brisbane to Mackay Queensland. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is AUD 178.00.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Brisbane to Mackay Queensland
Qantas Airways

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Brisbane to Mackay Queensland

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Brisbane to Mackay Queensland? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll: