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There are 8 ways to get from Brisbane to Lithgow by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Brisbane to Sydney, train  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Sydney (SYD) BNE - SYD
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Lithgow Station

$81 - $257

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Train to Gold Coast, fly to Sydney, train  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Central, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
  2. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Sydney (SYD) OOL - SYD
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Lithgow Station

$72 - $249

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Fly Brisbane to Orange, bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Orange (OAG) BNE - OAG
  2. Take the bus from Lucknow Coach Stop, Mitchell Hwy to Lithgow Station, Railway Pde

$281 - $804

Bus to Toowoomba, fly to Sydney, train  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba
  2. Fly from Toowoomba (WTB) to Sydney (SYD) WTB - SYD
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Lithgow Station

$175 - $437

Train  •  17 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Strathfield Station 32
  2. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Lithgow Station Blue Mountains Line / ...

$103 - $147

Bus  •  18 h

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Tamworth
  2. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Coonabarabran Coach Stop 362
  3. Take the bus from Coonabarabran Coach Stop to Lithgow Station, Railway Pde 546 / ...

$119 - $137

Bus, train  •  19 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma Street to Sydney
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Emu Plains Station
  3. Take the train from Emu Plains Station to Lithgow Station

$91 - $152

Drive  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Lithgow 639.9 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Lithgow is to drive which costs $120 - $190 and takes 11 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Lithgow is to fly and bus which costs $390 - $1,200 and takes 6 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Lithgow station. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Lithgow Station, Railway Pde via Tamworth Station, Coach Stop and Coonabarabran Coach Stop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Brisbane to Lithgow station. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Lithgow Station via Strathfield Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 39 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Lithgow is 723 km. The road distance is 1023.8 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Lithgow without a car is to train which takes 17 h 39 min and costs $140 - $210.

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It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to get from Brisbane to Lithgow, including transfers.

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Brisbane to Lithgow bus services, operated by Crisps Coaches, depart from Brisbane station.

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

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Lithgow is to train which takes 17 h 39 min and costs $140 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $160 - $200 and takes 18 h.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Lithgow.
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  • Distance: 451.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 3 min

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

You can take a train from Brisbane to Lithgow via Strathfield Station in around 17 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brisbane to Lithgow via Tamworth, Tamworth Station, Coach Stop, and Coonabarabran Coach Stop in around 18 h.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Toowoomba to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Brisbane to Orange
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Lithgow Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$14 - $21
1st Class
$19 - $29
Train from Brisbane to Strathfield Station
Ave. Duration
14 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Strathfield Station to Lithgow Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$13 - $19
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Central Station to Emu Plains Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Train from Emu Plains Station to Lithgow Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$9 - $13
1st Class
$12 - $18
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
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Lucknow Coach Stop, Mitchell Hwy to Lithgow Station, Railway Pde
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Coonabarabran Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Coonabarabran Coach Stop to Lithgow Station, Railway Pde
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Book at
Murrays Coaches
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$82
Schedules at
crisps.com.au
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 Sydney
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$95 - $140
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Brisbane to Lithgow bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Lithgow Station, Railway Pde.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Lithgow is 1024 km. It takes approximately 11 h 44 min to drive from Brisbane to Lithgow.

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

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There are 87+ hotels available in Lithgow. Prices start at $79 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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