How to travel from Albany to Noosa, Australia

The distance between Albany and Noosa is around 4,148km (2,577 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 8h 25m.

6 routes found

We've found 6 different ways to get from Albany to Noosa by plane, train, bus and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Fly

Fly from Albany (ALH) to Maroochydore (MCY).

  • Duration8h 25m
  • Flight time7hrs
  • Typical cost
    A$640($430)
Operated by

Regional Express

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3 similiar routes

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Bus and Train

Take the bus to Armadale Stn Transwa Armadale then take the train to Central Station then Brisbane and then to Nambour station platform 1 then take the bus to Gympie Tce at Quota Park.

  • Duration4 days 2h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    A$1,180($795)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Drive

Drive to Noosaville.

  • Duration1 day 22h
  • Distance4,417km (2,744 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Albany and Noosa

There are several options for getting from Albany to Noosa by plane, train, bus and car. The cheapest option is to fly, then take the train and then take the bus which costs around A$540 ($365) and will take around 10h 35m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 8h 25m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$640 ($430).

The distance between Albany and Noosa is around 4,148km (2,577 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 3,469km (2,156 miles)

It takes around 8h 25m to get from Albany and Noosa by plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 1 day 22h to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Albany to Noosa is to fly which takes around 8h 25m and will set you back approx A$640 ($430).

The cheapest way to travel between Albany and Noosa, if you exclude driving, is to fly, then take the train and then take the bus which will typically cost around A$540 ($365) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Albany and Noosa. We recommend that you fly from Albany (ALH) to Maroochydore (MCY). instead which will take 8h 25m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Albany and Noosa. We recommend that you fly from Albany (ALH) to Maroochydore (MCY). instead which will take 8h 25m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Albany and Noosa. Flights depart from Albany (ALH) and arrive at Maroochydore (MCY) - via Perth (PER). The flight takes around 7hrs.

There is no direct flight from Albany to Noosa. There is however a flight that goes via Perth (PER) and Melbourne (MEL). This services will take at least 8h 25m (not including layover time).

The flight from Albany to Noosa typically takes around 7hrs. Flights depart from Albany (ALH) and and arrive into Maroochydore (MCY).

The closest major airport to Noosa is Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) (MCY) which is approximately 36km (22 miles) from Noosa. Hervey Bay Airport (HVB) (HVB) and Brisbane Airport (BNE) (BNE) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

Yes it is possible to drive from Albany and Noosa. The distance is around 4,417km (2,744 miles) by road and it will take around 1 day 22h in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Albany to Noosa is to fly which takes, on average, 8h 25m and will usually cost around A$640 ($430).

How do I get from Albany to Noosa

Compare travel optionsbetween Albany and Noosa

Transport options from Albany to Noosa
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 3 similar
8h 25m
A$640($430)
hourly4,585km (2,849 miles)
Bus and Plane13h 15m
A$1,025($690)
once daily4,620km (2,871 miles)
Plane, Train and Bus8h 55m
A$545($365)
hourly4,148km (2,577 miles)
Fly to Gold Coast (OOL), train and bus10h 35m
A$540($365)
hourly4,271km (2,654 miles)
Bus and Train
4 days 2h
A$1,180($795)
once a week5,902km (3,667 miles)
Drive
1 day 22h
A$585($395)
on demand4,417km (2,744 miles)

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Airports near Noosa

The following major airports near Noosa offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.

MCY
Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY)
Domestic Airport
Distance
36km (22 miles) from Noosa
HVB
Hervey Bay Airport (HVB)
Domestic Airport
Distance
111km (69 miles) from Noosa
BNE
Brisbane Airport (BNE)
International Airport
Distance
122km (76 miles) from Noosa