How to travel from Albury to Caloundra, Australia

The distance between Albury and Caloundra is around 1,232km (766 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 4hrs.

7 routes found

We've found 7 different ways to get from Albury to Caloundra 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 from Albury (ABX) to Maroochydore (MCY).

  • Duration4hrs
  • Flight time2h 45m
  • Typical cost
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Take the bus to Sydney then Brisbane and then to Mooloolaba.

  • Duration1 day 4h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
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Multiple bus operators


Bus and Train

Take the bus to Liverpool and then to Brisbane then take the train to Landsborough station platform 1.

  • Duration1 day 2h
  • Departs4 times a week
  • Typical cost
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Drive to Caloundra.

  • Duration16h 20m
  • Distance1,530km (950 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Albury and Caloundra

There are several options for getting from Albury to Caloundra by plane, train, bus and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around A$210 ($140) and will take around 1 day 4h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 4hrs, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$680 ($455).

The distance between Albury and Caloundra is around 1,232km (766 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,188km (738 miles)

It takes around 4hrs to get from Albury and Caloundra by plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 16h 20m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Albury to Caloundra is to fly which takes around 4hrs and will set you back approx A$680 ($455).

The cheapest way to travel between Albury and Caloundra, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around A$210 ($140) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Albury and Caloundra. We recommend that you fly from Albury (ABX) to Maroochydore (MCY). instead which will take 4hrs.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Albury and Caloundra. It typically takes around 1 day 4h and departs once daily.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Albury to Caloundra. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Sydney, Brisbane and Mooloolaba. These services run once daily and will take a minimum of 1 day 4h.

Greyhound Australia, Firefly Express and Premier Motor Service run regular bus services between Albury and Caloundra. Buses run once daily and take around 1 day 4h on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Albury and Caloundra. Flights depart from Albury (ABX) and arrive at Maroochydore (MCY) - via Sydney (SYD). The flight takes around 2h 45m.

There is no direct flight from Albury to Caloundra. There is however a flight that goes via Sydney (SYD). This services will take at least 4hrs (not including layover time).

The flight from Albury to Caloundra typically takes around 2h 45m. Flights depart from Albury (ABX) and and arrive into Maroochydore (MCY).

The closest major airport to Caloundra is Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) (MCY) which is approximately 22km (14 miles) from Caloundra. Brisbane Airport (BNE) (BNE) and Gold Coast Airport (OOL) (OOL) 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 Albury and Caloundra. The distance is around 1,530km (950 miles) by road and it will take around 16h 20m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Albury to Caloundra is to fly which takes, on average, 4hrs and will usually cost around A$680 ($455).

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Transport options from Albury to Caloundra
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 1 similar
every 2 hours1,324km (822 miles)
Plane and Train4h 5m
hourly1,232km (766 miles)
1 day 4h
once daily1,781km (1,107 miles)
Bus and Train + 2 similar
1 day 2h
4 times a week1,676km (1,041 miles)
Train and Bus1 day 3h
once daily1,753km (1,089 miles)
Train to Central Station, bus1 day 3h
once daily1,752km (1,089 miles)
16h 20m
on demand1,530km (950 miles)

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Airports near Caloundra

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

Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY)
Domestic Airport
22km (14 miles) from Caloundra
Brisbane Airport (BNE)
International Airport
67km (42 miles) from Caloundra
Gold Coast Airport (OOL)
International Airport
157km (97 miles) from Caloundra