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

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Train  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Grafton Station 32

$26 - $40

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Bus  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma Street to Grafton Gx423 / ...

$29 - $54

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Grafton 196.2 miles

$28 - $45

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

$97 - $129

Fly Brisbane to Coffs Harbour, bus  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) BNE - CFS
  2. Take the bus from Coffs Harbour to Grafton City South

$180 - $431

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The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Grafton is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Grafton is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Grafton. However, there are services departing from Brisbane Roma Street and arriving at Prince St At Fitzroy St via Bligh St At Charles Lane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 21 min.

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

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The distance between Brisbane and Grafton is 247 km. The road distance is 313.9 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Grafton without a car is to train which takes 3 h 44 min and costs $35 - $55.

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

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Brisbane to Grafton bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Brisbane Roma Street station.

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Brisbane to Grafton train services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Brisbane station.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Grafton is to train which takes 3 h 44 min and costs $35 - $55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $80 and takes 6 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Grafton.
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  • Distance: 154.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

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 $26 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 44 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Brisbane to Grafton 3 times a day. Tickets cost $26 - $50 and the journey takes 5 h 35 min.

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
$26 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma Street to Grafton
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$26 - $40
Flexifare
$35 - $50
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Brisbane to Lismore Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Coffs Harbour to Grafton City South
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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The quickest flight from Lismore Airport to Grafton Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Brisbane to Grafton bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Grafton station.

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Grafton is 1 h ahead of Brisbane. It is currently 3:55 AM in Brisbane and 4:55 AM in Grafton.

Brisbane to Grafton train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Grafton Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Grafton is 314 km. It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to drive from Brisbane to Grafton.

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Regional Express offers flights from Lismore Airport to Grafton Airport.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Grafton. 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 $14 - $20.

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