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Brisbane to Bundaberg

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Brisbane to Bundaberg

Hello all!

We are planning a trip to Lady Elliot Island in March and the best place to fly from seems to Bundaberg since the flights are cheaper from there and there seems to be a bit to do there as well.

However, to get to Bundaberg itself seems expensive/complicated. On a map it looks close to Brisbane. Is it?

How long would it take to get from Brisbane to Bundaberg and what's the best method of transport? Also, how expensive would it be?

Thanks in advance!

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1. Re: Brisbane to Bundaberg

Ah no. Brisbane to Bundaberg is around 400km - probably 4.5 hours drive. They also fly out of Hervey Bay to LEI -- that's about 3.5 - 4 hours drive from Brisbane.

You can sometimes get flights from Brisbane to Bundaberg for $79 -- if you can get those cheap flights it will be a better option. http://www.qantas.com.au

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2. Re: Brisbane to Bundaberg

Nothing is close in Australia! it's about 5.5hours drive from Brisbane. You could catch the train up there or like gk said sometimes you can get cheap flights up there. It is spectacular though.

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3. Re: Brisbane to Bundaberg

The tilt train is not a bad option to get to Bundaberg as Fleurger mentioned, and it's likely to be quicker than driving

queenslandrail.com.au/RailServices/Travelnet…

But in all honesty, Bundaberg itself won't be the highlight of your trip. You can do some day tours from there but really you should focus on getting to Lady Elliot Island pretty quickly and staying at the spectacular Eco Resort.

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4. Re: Brisbane to Bundaberg

Hi Voronin, how long are you allowing for this trip? If you have more time, you'll have more options. Agree with gmclem, whether its Bundaberg or Hervey Bay they won't be the highlight. If you have a bit of extra time you could use Hervey Bay as base for flights to LEI and a possible tour of Fraser Island.

IMO the key factors, are concerned about your budget << flights are cheaper from there >>, and how much time have you allowed in the area?

Rob

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5. Re: Brisbane to Bundaberg

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