There are 6 ways to get from Brisbane to Forster by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Taree Station 32

$59 - $87

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Bus  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Nabiac

$76 - $100

Drive  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Forster 403.9 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Brisbane to Newcastle, bus  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Newcastle (NTL) BNE - NTL
  2. Take the bus from Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St to Forster Coach Stop, Little St

$69 - $235

Bus to Gold Coast, fly to Newcastle, bus  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
  2. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Newcastle (NTL) OOL - NTL
  3. Take the bus from Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St to Forster Coach Stop, Little St

$90 - $303

Fly Brisbane to Port Macquarie, bus, line 310 bus  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) BNE - PQQ
  2. Take the bus from Port Macquarie to Taree
  3. Take the line 310 bus from Manning St After Albert St to Beach St At Head Lane

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Forster. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Beach St At Head Lane via Village Green, Clarkson St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 50 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Forster is 526 km. The road distance is 646.3 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Forster without a car is to train which takes 10 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 31 min to get from Brisbane to Forster, including transfers.

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Brisbane to Forster bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Brisbane station.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Forster is to train which takes 10 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Brisbane to Forster bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Nabiac station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Forster is 646 km. It takes approximately 7 h 22 min to drive from Brisbane to Forster.

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Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Brisbane Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Forster.
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  • Distance: 329 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 31 min

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Brisbane to Forster once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 8 h 46 min. Alternatively, Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Brisbane to Forster once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $95 and the journey takes 12 h 20 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Gold Coast to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Gold Coast to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Taree Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$55 - $85
1st Class
$75 - $120
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Nabiac
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Port Macquarie to Taree
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St to Forster Coach Stop, Little St
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
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
Eggins Comfort Coaches
Website
egginscomfortcoaches.com.au
Bus from Manning St After Albert St to Beach St At Head Lane
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
egginscomfortcoaches.com.au

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There are 132+ hotels available in Forster. Prices start at $67 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 .

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