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

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Train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Macksville Station 32

$40 - $60

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Bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Macksville

$50 - $70

Drive  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Macksville 280.3 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Coffs Harbour, bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) BNE - CFS
  2. Take the bus from Toormina Shopping Centre to Pacific Hwy

$167 - $416

Fly to Port Macquarie, bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) BNE - PQQ
  2. Take the bus from Port Macquarie to Macksville

$124 - $264

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brisbane and arriving at Macksville. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brisbane and arriving at Macksville Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Macksville is 360 km. The road distance is 448.5 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Macksville without a car is to train which takes 6 h 5 min and costs .

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The train from Brisbane to Macksville Station takes 6 h 5 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Macksville is to train which takes 6 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Coffs Harbour Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Macksville.
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  • Distance: 225.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 5 min

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Brisbane to Macksville once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 6 h 5 min. Alternatively, Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Brisbane to Macksville once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $70 and the journey takes 9 h 40 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 Macksville Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $80
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Macksville
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Port Macquarie to Macksville
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Toormina Shopping Centre to Pacific Hwy
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Macksville is 448 km. It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to drive from Brisbane to Macksville.

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VivaColombia offers flights from Brisbane Airport to Coffs Harbour Airport.

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There are 75+ hotels available in Macksville. Prices start at $71 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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