Gladstone to Brisbane

Gladstone to Brisbane

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Fastest
08:26
Gladstone
6h 24m ride in train, Economy Seat
14:50
Brisbane Roma Street
Fastest
08:26
Gladstone
6h 24m ride in train, Business seat
14:50
Brisbane Roma Street
Instant
01:40
Gladstone
10h 50m bus ride in AC Seater
12:30
Brisbane Coach Terminal

From Gladstone to Brisbane by bus

Instant
01:40
Gladstone
10h 50m bus ride in AC Seater
12:30
Brisbane Coach Terminal

From Gladstone to Brisbane by train

Fastest
08:26
Gladstone
6h 24m ride in train, Business seat
14:50
Brisbane Roma Street
Fastest
08:26
Gladstone
6h 24m ride in train, Economy Seat
14:50
Brisbane Roma Street

Gladstone to Brisbane Schedule

Gladstone to Brisbane Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Greyhound Australia AC Seater 01:40 - 12:30AUD 202
Greyhound Australia AC Seater 02:30 - 12:30AUD 190
Qantas Airways Economy #QF233106:45 - 07:55AUD 186.77
Qantas Airways Economy #QF233308:05 - 09:15AUD 252.52
Virgin Australia Economy #VA290008:00 - 09:00AUD 202.11
Queensland Rail Business seat 08:26 - 14:50AUD 140.26
Qantas Airways Economy #QF233510:30 - 11:40AUD 204.61
Virgin Australia Economy #VA290813:30 - 14:30AUD 163.69
Qantas Airways Economy #QF233514:05 - 15:15AUD 204.61
Qantas Airways Economy #QF234116:50 - 18:00AUD 255.77
Virgin Australia Economy #VA291016:45 - 17:45AUD 202.11
Qantas Airways Economy #QF234518:15 - 19:25AUD 252.52

Transportation from Gladstone to Brisbane

How to get from Gladstone to Brisbane

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

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • 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 Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about AUD 372.02. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as AUD 89.37.

How far is Gladstone from Brisbane?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Gladstone to Brisbane. Your trip will be a total of 313 miles (503 km). The flying distance is 252 miles (405 km).

How long does it take to get from Gladstone to Brisbane?

The travel time from Gladstone to Brisbane can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 11 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Gladstone to Brisbane?

The cost of the trip from Gladstone to Brisbane 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 89.37 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as AUD 372.02.

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

  • Train tickets - AUD 89.00 to AUD 140.00;
  • Plane tickets - AUD 165.00 to AUD 372.00;
  • Bus tickets - AUD 190.00 to AUD 205.00;

How many trips per day are there between Gladstone and Brisbane?

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

  • Flights from Gladstone to Brisbane depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 01:40 - you can also take a bus as late as 02:30. There are 1 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Gladstone to Brisbane. 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 165.00.

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 Gladstone to Brisbane
Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia

Buses

Taking a bus from Gladstone to Brisbane is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

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 Gladstone to Brisbane

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Gladstone to Brisbane? 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:

  • 100% users enjoyed a train ride.