There are 4 ways to get from Brisbane to Maclean by train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Grafton Station 32
  2. Take the bus from Bent St - Opp.No to McLachlan Park, River St 380

$34 - $49

Cheapest option

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Garden City Bus Station, Macgregor St, Stand L to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St Pm41
  2. Take the bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Maclean Coach Stop, River St 695

$33 - $45

2 alternative options

Bus Transport NSW  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Byron Bay Visitor Centre Southbound - Brisbane Int. to Byron
  2. Take the bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Maclean Coach Stop, River St 144

$50 - $64

Drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Maclean 169.2 miles

$24 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Maclean is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Maclean is to drive which takes 3 h 2 min and costs $30 - $50.

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The distance between Brisbane and Maclean is 222 km. The road distance is 271 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Brisbane to Maclean, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Maclean. However, there are services departing from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop and arriving at Maclean Coach Stop, River St via Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

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

You can take a bus from Brisbane to Maclean via Byron Bay Visitor Centre and Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St in around 6 h 35 min.

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
$27 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Busways Grafton
Website
busways.com.au
Bus from Bent St - Opp.No to McLachlan Park, River St
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
busways.com.au
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Byron Bay Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Maclean Coach Stop, River St
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Garden City Bus Station, Macgregor St, Stand L to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Northern Rivers Buslines
Website
buslinesgroup.com.au
Bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Maclean Coach Stop, River St
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
buslinesgroup.com.au

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