How to travel from Albury to Mooloolaba, Australia

The distance between Albury and Mooloolaba is around 1,261km (783 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 3h 50m.

7 routes found

We've found 7 different ways to get from Albury to Mooloolaba 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).

  • Duration3h 50m
  • Flight time3h 15m
  • Typical cost
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Take the bus to Liverpool then Brisbane and then to Mooloolaba.

  • Duration24hrs
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
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Train and Bus

Take the train to Central Station and then to Brisbane then take the bus to Mooloolaba.

  • Duration23h 30m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
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Drive to Mooloolaba.

  • Duration16h 25m
  • Distance1,537km (955 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Albury and Mooloolaba

There are several options for getting from Albury to Mooloolaba by plane, train, bus and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around A$180 ($120) and will take around 24hrs. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 3h 50m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$755 ($510).

The distance between Albury and Mooloolaba is around 1,261km (783 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,198km (745 miles)

It takes around 3h 50m to get from Albury and Mooloolaba by plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 16h 25m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Albury to Mooloolaba is to fly which takes around 3h 50m and will set you back approx A$755 ($510).

The cheapest way to travel between Albury and Mooloolaba, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around A$180 ($120) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Albury and Mooloolaba. We recommend that you fly from Albury (ABX) to Maroochydore (MCY). instead which will take 3h 50m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Albury and Mooloolaba. It typically takes around 24hrs and departs once a week.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Albury to Mooloolaba. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Liverpool, Strathfield Station Albert Rd Stand E and Brisbane. These services run once a week and will take a minimum of 24hrs.

Firefly Express, NSW TrainLink, Greyhound Australia and Premier Motor Service run regular bus services between Albury and Mooloolaba. Buses run once a week and take around 24hrs on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Albury and Mooloolaba. Flights depart from Albury (ABX) and arrive at Maroochydore (MCY) - via Melbourne (MEL). The flight takes around 3h 15m.

There is no direct flight from Albury to Mooloolaba. There is however a flight that goes via Melbourne (MEL). This services will take at least 3h 50m (not including layover time).

The flight from Albury to Mooloolaba typically takes around 3h 15m. Flights depart from Albury (ABX) and and arrive into Maroochydore (MCY).

The closest major airport to Mooloolaba is Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) (MCY) which is approximately 9km (6 miles) from Mooloolaba. Brisbane Airport (BNE) (BNE) and Hervey Bay Airport (HVB) (HVB) 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 Mooloolaba. The distance is around 1,537km (955 miles) by road and it will take around 16h 25m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Albury to Mooloolaba is to fly which takes, on average, 3h 50m and will usually cost around A$755 ($510).

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Compare travel optionsbetween Albury and Mooloolaba

Transport options from Albury to Mooloolaba
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 1 similar
3h 50m
every 2 hours1,729km (1,074 miles)
Plane and Train4h 15m
hourly1,261km (783 miles)
once a week1,586km (985 miles)
Train and Bus + 2 similar
23h 30m
once daily1,719km (1,068 miles)
Train to Central Station, bus1 day 3h
once daily1,780km (1,106 miles)
Bus and Train1 day 3h
4 times a week1,706km (1,060 miles)
16h 25m
on demand1,537km (955 miles)

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Airports near Mooloolaba

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

Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY)
Domestic Airport
9km (6 miles) from Mooloolaba
Brisbane Airport (BNE)
International Airport
80km (50 miles) from Mooloolaba
Hervey Bay Airport (HVB)
Domestic Airport
154km (95 miles) from Mooloolaba