There are 8 ways to get from Brisbane to Forbes by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Brisbane to Dubbo, bus  •  7 h 28 min

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

$221 - $516

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Fly Brisbane to Parkes  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Parkes (PKE) BNE - PKE

$101 - $337

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Fly Brisbane 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

$286 - $811

Fly Brisbane to Canberra, bus  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Canberra (CBR) BNE - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
  3. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Forbes Coach Stop

$166 - $394

Bus to Gold Coast, fly to Parkes  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
  2. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Parkes (PKE) OOL - PKE

$113 - $365

Bus  •  16 h 45 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 792

$120 - $135

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

$135 - $196

Drive  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Forbes 626.8 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Forbes is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 11 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Forbes is to fly which costs $130 - $470 and takes 6 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Forbes. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Forbes Coach Stop via Tamworth Station, Coach Stop and Dubbo Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 45 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Forbes is 815 km. The road distance is 1002.8 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Forbes without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 45 min and costs $160 - $190.

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It takes approximately 7 h 28 min to get from Brisbane to Forbes, including transfers.

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Brisbane to Forbes bus services, operated by Crisps Coaches, depart from Brisbane station.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Forbes is to fly which takes 6 h 27 min and costs $130 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $160 - $190 and takes 16 h 45 min, you could also train, which costs $180 - $270 and takes 22 h 43 min.

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There is no direct flight from Brisbane Airport to Dubbo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Brisbane to Forbes bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Forbes Coach Stop station.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Forbes.
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  • Distance: 509.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 28 min

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

Qantas, Regional Express and three other airlines fly from Brisbane to Forbes hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brisbane to Forbes via Tamworth, Tamworth Station, Coach Stop, and Dubbo Station, Coach Bay in around 16 h 45 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Dubbo via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Brisbane to Dubbo via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Brisbane to Dubbo via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Parkes via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Parkes via Newcastle, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Flights from Brisbane to Parkes via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Brisbane to Parkes via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Brisbane to Parkes via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Brisbane to Parkes via Lord Howe Island, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Gold Coast to Parkes via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Gold Coast to Parkes via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Flights from Gold Coast to Parkes via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Flights from Gold Coast to Parkes via Avalon, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $310
Flights from Gold Coast to Parkes via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Brisbane to Orange
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $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
$90 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $140
1st Class
$120 - $190
Train from Strathfield Station to Parkes Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Forbes Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Lucknow Coach Stop, Mitchell Hwy to Forbes Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Forbes Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
3 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
$25 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$84
Schedules at
crisps.com.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Forbes is 1003 km. It takes approximately 11 h 53 min to drive from Brisbane to Forbes.

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Qantas offers flights from Brisbane Airport to Dubbo Airport.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Forbes. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Brisbane Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs $14 - $20.

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