Before we begin, if you book a Greyhound bus pass with us it’s cheaper than going direct or waiting to book once you get there. Once we generate you a pass we’ll send you a unique booking code and pin number so you can manage your booking online to book specific in specific dates and select a departure time that suits you.
Some of the journeys between destinations can be long – you’ve gotta remember, Australia is hugeeee – so here are some of our tips to make the long journeys more manageable:
What is the distance between each destination?
Lets use the Cairns > Sydney hop on hop off route as an example…
Journey time: around 5 hours
Things to note: When you arrive in Townsville, the coach will drop you off at the same place the ferry terminal is that will take you to Magnetic Island.
Journey time: 4.5 hours
Things to note: Airlie beach is where you will stop off at for all of the epic Whitsunday Island tours.
Journey time: 9 hours (make this one an overnight journey)
Things to note: Agnes Water is an ideal place to break up this long stretch as it’s about half way down the east coast.
Journey time: 9 hours (again, make this an overnight journey)
Things to note: Noosa is where you’ll stop off for your Fraser Island trip.
Journey time: 2.5 hours
Things to note: You can chill out here after all of your jam packed tours in Fraser and Airlie.
Journey time: Around 3 hours
Things to note: Wellccommmeee to the home of RatPack…
Journey time: 12 hours (make this one an overnight journey)
Things to note: Your last stop – make it a good one!
I hope this RatPack knowledge has satisfied all of your Greyhound journey time questions. Greyhound is the easiest way to travel Aussie hands down, so what are you waiting for? Get it booked and enjoy yourself RatPack Style. Yewwwwwwwwwwwwww Holly (RPT Blog Writer) - Stay Tuned for my next piece…
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