There are 5 ways to get from Brisbane to Grafton 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Grafton Station 32

$28 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Lismore Transit Centre Southbound - Brisbane Int. to Casino / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Prince St At Fitzroy St 695

$22 - $59

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Grafton 196.2 miles

$28 - $45

Fly Brisbane to Coffs Harbour, bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) BNE - CFS
  2. Take the bus from Park Av - No.20 to Prince St Near Pound St

$185 - $438

Bus to Lismore, fly to Grafton  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Lismore Station, Coach Bay
  2. Fly from Lismore (LSY) to Grafton (GFN) LSY - GFN

$100 - $132

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Brisbane to Grafton once daily. Tickets cost $28 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brisbane to Grafton via Lismore Transit Centre and Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St in around 7 h.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Lismore to Grafton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
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
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Grafton Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$28 - $45
1st Class
$35 - $60
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Lismore Transit Centre
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Brisbane to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Brisbane to Lismore Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Northern Rivers Buslines
Website
buslinesgroup.com.au
Bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Prince St At Fitzroy St
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
buslinesgroup.com.au
Ryans Bus Service
Website
ryansbusservice.com.au
Bus from Park Av - No.20 to Prince St Near Pound St
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
ryansbusservice.com.au

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Brisbane to Grafton?

The distance between Brisbane and Grafton is 247 km. The road distance is 314 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Grafton?

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Grafton is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 31 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Brisbane to Grafton?

The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Grafton is to drive which takes 3 h 31 min and costs $35 - $55.

Is there a direct train between Brisbane and Grafton?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brisbane and arriving at Grafton Station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 44 min.

Is there a direct bus between Brisbane and Grafton?

No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Grafton. However, there are services departing from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop and arriving at Prince St At Fitzroy St via Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

How long does it take to get from Brisbane to Grafton?

The train from Brisbane to Grafton Station takes 3 h 44 min including transfers and departs once daily.