Gladstone to Mackay Queensland

Gladstone to Mackay Queensland

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22:23
Gladstone
6h 11m ride in train, Premium Economy Seat
04:34
+1
Mackay, Mackay Queensland
Fastest
22:23
Gladstone
5h 51m ride in train, RailBed
04:14
+1
Mackay, Mackay Queensland
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00:35
Miriam Vale, Gladstone
7h bus ride in AC Seater
07:35
Mackay, Mackay Queensland

From Miriam Vale to Mackay Queensland by bus

Instant
00:35
Miriam Vale, Gladstone
7h bus ride in AC Seater
07:35
Mackay, Mackay Queensland

From Gladstone to Mackay Queensland by train

Fastest
22:23
Gladstone
5h 51m ride in train, RailBed
04:14
+1
Mackay, Mackay Queensland
22:23
Gladstone
6h 11m ride in train, Premium Economy Seat
04:34
+1
Mackay, Mackay Queensland

Gladstone to Mackay Queensland Schedule

Gladstone to Mackay Queensland Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Greyhound Australia AC Seater 00:35 - 06:20AUD 91
Queensland Rail RailBed 22:23 - 04:14AUD 165

Transportation from Gladstone to Mackay Queensland

Popular Routes in Australia

How to get from Gladstone to Mackay Queensland

When you want to get from Gladstone to Mackay Queensland, 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 Flight 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 603.45. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as AUD 83.03.

How far is Gladstone from Mackay Queensland?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Gladstone to Mackay Queensland. Your trip will be a total of 326 miles (524 km). The flying distance is 251 miles (403 km).

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

The travel time from Gladstone to Mackay Queensland can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 4 to 27 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Gladstone to Mackay Queensland varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Greyhound Australia: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as AUD 83.03 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 603.45.

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

  • Bus tickets - AUD 83.00 to AUD 96.00;
  • Train tickets - AUD 87.00 to AUD 165.00;
  • Plane tickets - AUD 400.00 to AUD 603.00;

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

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

  • Flights from Gladstone to Mackay Queensland depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 00:35 - you can also take a bus as late as 01:10. 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 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 400.00.

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 Mackay Queensland
Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia

Buses

Taking a bus from Gladstone to Mackay Queensland 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 Mackay Queensland

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

  • 100% decided to go for a bus.