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

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Train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Kempsey Station 32

$40 - $65

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Bus  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Kempsey

$55 - $80

Drive  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Kempsey 313.1 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Port Macquarie, bus  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) BNE - PQQ
  2. Take the bus from Port Macquarie Airport to Belgrave St At John St

$114 - $251

Fly to Coffs Harbour, bus  •  5 h 7 min

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

$182 - $434

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brisbane and arriving at Kempsey. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 10 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brisbane and arriving at Kempsey Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 48 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Kempsey is 402 km. The road distance is 500.9 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Kempsey without a car is to train which takes 6 h 48 min and costs .

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The train from Brisbane to Kempsey Station takes 6 h 48 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Kempsey is to train which takes 6 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Port Macquarie Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Kempsey.
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  • Distance: 251.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 48 min

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Brisbane to Kempsey once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 6 h 48 min. Alternatively, Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Brisbane to Kempsey once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 10 h 25 min.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
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 Kempsey Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $65
1st Class
$60 - $90
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Kempsey
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Coffs Harbour to Kempsey
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Port Macquarie Airport to Belgrave St At John St
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Kempsey is 501 km. It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to drive from Brisbane to Kempsey.

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Virgin Australia offers flights from Brisbane Airport to Port Macquarie Airport.

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There are 122+ hotels available in Kempsey. Prices start at $62 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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