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There are 4 ways to get from Brisbane to Maclean by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Grafton Station 32
  2. Take the bus from Bent St At Through St to Maclean Civic Hall, River St 380

$32 - $47

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Bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma Street to Maclean Gx421

$26 - $50

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Maclean 169.2 miles

$24 - $35

Fly, bus  •  5 h 2 min

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

$184 - $436

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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 costs $30 - $50 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brisbane Roma Street and arriving at Maclean. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Maclean is 222 km. The road distance is 270.7 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Maclean without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 29 min and costs $45 - $70.

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It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Brisbane to Maclean, including transfers.

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

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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 Maclean bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Maclean station.

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Maclean is 1 h ahead of Brisbane. It is currently 1:04 AM in Brisbane and 2:04 AM in Maclean.

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  • Distance: 138.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 29 min

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

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Brisbane to Maclean once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 20 min. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily.

Airlines
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 Grafton Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Busways Grafton
Email
infoline@busways.com.au
Website
busways.com.au
Bus from Bent St At Through St to Maclean Civic Hall, River St
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
busways.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 Maclean
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $50
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$26 - $40
Flexifare
$35 - $50
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to MacLean
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Coffs Harbour to MacLean
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Maclean is 271 km. It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to drive from Brisbane to Maclean.

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VivaColombia offers flights from Brisbane Airport to Coffs Harbour Airport.

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There are 126+ hotels available in Maclean. Prices start at $81 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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