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

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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

$34 - $48

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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

$28 - $71

2 alternative options

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to MacLean

$35 - $50

Drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Maclean 169.2 miles

$24 - $35

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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 and arriving at MacLean. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 7 h 15 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 Byron Easybus, depart from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop station.

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Brisbane to Maclean bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Maclean Coach Stop, River St station.

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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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There are 81+ hotels available in Maclean. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to 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?

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 At Through St to Maclean Civic Hall, River St
Ave. Duration
45 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
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 Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$13 - $20
Flexifare
$22 - $30
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 Byron Bay to MacLean
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to MacLean
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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