There are 7 ways to get from Brisbane to Bellingen by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Urunga Station 32

$64 - $91

6 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Armidale
  2. Take the bus from Armidale to Bellingen

$120 - $140

Drive  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Bellingen 266.2 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Coffs Harbour, line 361 bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) BNE - CFS
  2. Take the line 361 bus from Toormina Shopping Centre to Church St At Hyde St

$166 - $415

Fly to Armidale, bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Armidale (ARM) BNE - ARM
  2. Take the bus from University of New England to Bellingen

$217 - $315

Fly to Tamworth, bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Tamworth (TMW) BNE - TMW
  2. Take the bus from Tamworth to Bellingen

$218 - $390

Fly to Port Macquarie, bus, train  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) BNE - PQQ
  2. Take the bus from Port Macquarie Airport to Belgrave St At John St
  3. Take the train from Kempsey Station to Urunga Station

$123 - $267

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Bellingen is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Bellingen is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Bellingen is 332 km. The road distance is 426 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to get from Brisbane to Bellingen, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Bellingen. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Bellingen via Armidale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 33 min.

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What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Bellingen, NSW, Australia?

Transport NSW operates a train from Brisbane to Bellingen once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 5 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brisbane to Bellingen via Armidale in around 10 h 33 min.

Airlines
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Brisbane to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Flights from Brisbane to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Flights from Brisbane to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Urunga Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $60
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Kempsey Station to Urunga Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Bus operators
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Armidale
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$86
Schedules at
crisps.com.au
New England Coaches
Website
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Armidale to Bellingen
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from University of New England to Bellingen
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Tamworth to Bellingen
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Toormina Shopping Centre to Church St At Hyde St
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Port Macquarie Airport to Belgrave St At John St
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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