There are 5 ways to get from Brisbane to Forbes by plane, bus, train or car

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

Recommended option

Fly to Dubbo, bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Dubbo (DBO) BNE - DBO
  2. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Forbes Coach Stop, Union St

$223 - $518

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Tamworth
  2. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 362
  3. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Forbes Coach Stop, Union St 792

$120 - $165

3 alternative options

Fly to Orange, bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Orange (OAG) BNE - OAG
  2. Take the bus from Lucknow Coach Stop, Mitchell Hwy to Forbes Coach Stop, Union St

$288 - $813

Train  •  22 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Strathfield Station 32
  2. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Parkes Station 445

$138 - $207

Drive  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Forbes 626.8 miles

$85 - $130

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

You can take a bus from Brisbane to Forbes via Tamworth, Tamworth Station, Coach Stop, and Dubbo Station, Coach Bay in around 17 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brisbane to Forbes via Strathfield Station, Parkes Station, and Parkes Station, Coach Bay in around 22 h 43 min.

Airlines
Jetgo Australia
Website
jetgo.com
Flights from Brisbane to Dubbo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Dubbo via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Brisbane to Orange
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Strathfield Station
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$95 - $140
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Strathfield Station to Parkes Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $65
1st Class
$55 - $85
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Forbes Coach Stop, Union St
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Lucknow Coach Stop, Mitchell Hwy to Forbes Coach Stop, Union St
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Brisbane and Forbes is 815 km. The road distance is 1003 km.

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Forbes is to drive which costs $110 - $180 and takes 11 h 53 min.

The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Forbes is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 48 min and costs $290 - $700.

No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Forbes. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Forbes Coach Stop, Union St via Tamworth Station, Coach Stop and Dubbo Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Brisbane to Forbes, including transfers.