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There are 5 ways to get from Armidale to Forster by bus, train or car

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  8h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Armidale to Urunga
  2. Take the bus from Urunga to Taree Gx421

$65 - $111

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Bus, train  •  8h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Armidale to Urunga
  2. Take the train from Urunga Station to Taree Station 36 / ...

$57 - $78

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Bus Premier Motor Service  •  8h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Armidale to Urunga
  2. Take the bus from Urunga to Nabiac

$67 - $91

Train  •  10h 40m

  1. Take the train from Armidale Station to Maitland Station 224
  2. Take the train from Maitland Station to Taree Station 33 / ...

$60 - $90

Drive  •  3h 42m

  1. Drive from Armidale to Forster 177.8 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Armidale to Forster is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Armidale to Forster is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Armidale to Forster. However, there are services departing from Armidale and arriving at Beach St At Head Lane via Urunga and Victoria St Before Manning St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 19m.

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The distance between Armidale and Forster is 204 km. The road distance is 284.5 km.

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The best way to get from Armidale to Forster without a car is to bus which takes 8h 19m and costs $90 - $160.

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It takes approximately 8h 19m to get from Armidale to Forster, including transfers.

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Armidale to Forster bus services, operated by New England Coaches, depart from Armidale station.

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The best way to get from Armidale to Forster is to bus which takes 8h 19m and costs $90 - $160. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $85 - $130 and takes 10h 40m.

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Armidale to Forster bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Taree station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Armidale to Forster is 284 km. It takes approximately 3h 42m to drive from Armidale to Forster.

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  • Distance: 127.2 miles
  • Duration: 8h 19m

What companies run services between Armidale, NSW, Australia and Forster, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Armidale to Forster via Urunga, Urunga, Taree, and Victoria St Before Manning St in around 8h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Armidale to Forster via Armidale Station, Maitland Station, Taree Station, and Taree Station, Coach Bay in around 10h 40m.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Urunga Station to Taree Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$18 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Armidale Station to Maitland Station
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$35 - $55
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Maitland Station to Taree Station
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$17 - $25
1st Class
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Urunga to Taree
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $60
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Greyhound.com.au
Early bird
$26 - $35
Advantage
$30 - $40
Premium
$35 - $60
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Urunga to Nabiac
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Premier Motor Service

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