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There are 11 ways to get from Brisbane to Lakes Entrance by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Brisbane to Canberra, bus  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Canberra (CBR) BNE - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Canberra Airport to Cooma
  3. Take the bus from Centennial Park/Bombala St to Police Station/Roadknight St

$169 - $396

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Train to Gold Coast, fly to Melbourne, train  •  12 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Central, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
  2. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Melbourne (MEL) OOL - MEL
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bairnsdale

$84 - $315

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Fly Brisbane to Melbourne, train  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Melbourne (MEL) BNE - MEL
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bairnsdale

$93 - $293

Train to Gold Coast, fly to Canberra, bus  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Central, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
  2. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Canberra (CBR) OOL - CBR
  3. Take the bus from Canberra Airport to Cooma
  4. Take the bus from Centennial Park/Bombala St to Police Station/Roadknight St

$160 - $348

Fly Brisbane to Cooma, bus  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Cooma (OOM) BNE - OOM
  2. Take the bus from Centennial Park/Bombala St to Police Station/Roadknight St

$209 - $538

Fly Brisbane to Merimbula, bus  •  11 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Merimbula (MIM) BNE - MIM
  2. Take the bus from Bennet Lane to Post Office/Princes Hwy

$92 - $338

Train, bus  •  26 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station 32
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra
  3. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Police Station/Roadknight St

$149 - $215

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  28 h

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma Street to Sydney Airport - International
  2. Take the bus from Sydney Airport T1 to Canberra
  3. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Police Station/Roadknight St

$137 - $217

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  30 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Westfield Garden City to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra
  3. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Police Station/Roadknight St

$162 - $220

Train  •  32 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station 32
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Southern Cross 623 / ...
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bairnsdale

$169 - $329

Drive  •  18 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Lakes Entrance 999.2 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Lakes Entrance is to train and fly which costs $110 - $450 and takes 12 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Lakes Entrance is to fly and train which costs $130 - $420 and takes 10 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Lakes Entrance station. However, there are services departing from Brisbane Roma Street and arriving at Police Station/Roadknight St via Sydney Airport T1 and Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h.

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The distance between Brisbane and Lakes Entrance is 1249 km. The road distance is 1598.7 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Lakes Entrance without a car is to train and bus which takes 26 h 15 min and costs $210 - $310.

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It takes approximately 11 h 35 min to get from Brisbane to Lakes Entrance, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Lakes Entrance is to bus which takes 28 h and costs $190 - $310. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $230 - $470 and takes 32 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Canberra Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Brisbane to Lakes Entrance bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Police Station/Roadknight St.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Lakes Entrance.
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  • Distance: 780.8 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 35 min

What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Lakes Entrance, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Brisbane to Lakes Entrance via Sydney Airport - International, Sydney Airport T1, Canberra, and Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave in around 28 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brisbane to Lakes Entrance via Central Station, Southern Cross, and Bairnsdale in around 32 h 28 min.

Airlines
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
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Gold Coast to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Cooma via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Merimbula via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Merimbula via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Brisbane to Merimbula via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Brisbane to Merimbula via Canberra, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $330
Flights from Brisbane to Merimbula via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Brisbane to Merimbula via Narrabri, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Brisbane to Merimbula via Hobart, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Brisbane to Merimbula via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Brisbane to Merimbula via Newcastle, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Brisbane to Merimbula via Orange, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Brisbane to Merimbula via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Train operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Central Station
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Central Station to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$140 - $170
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 Canberra Airport to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $13
Flexifare
$16 - $23
Bus from Brisbane Roma Street to Sydney Airport - International
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $120
Flexifare
$95 - $140
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Centennial Park/Bombala St to Police Station/Roadknight St
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Bennet Lane to Post Office/Princes Hwy
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Police Station/Roadknight St
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
Murrays Coaches
Bus from Sydney Airport T1 to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
Murrays Coaches
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Westfield Garden City to Sydney
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Lakes Entrance is 1599 km. It takes approximately 18 h 7 min to drive from Brisbane to Lakes Entrance.

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Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Brisbane Airport to Canberra Airport.

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There are 163+ hotels available in Lakes Entrance. Prices start at $92 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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