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

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Fly from Brisbane  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Newcastle (NTL) BNE - NTL

$57 - $219

4 alternative options

Bus to Gold Coast, fly  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
  2. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Newcastle (NTL) OOL - NTL

$79 - $287

Train, bus  •  14 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Broadmeadow Station 32
  2. Take the bus from Hunter St Opp Cooper St to Donald St Before Stockton St 130 / ...

$82 - $117

Bus  •  17 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Newcastle
  2. Take the bus from Customs House, Stand 3 to Donald St Before Stockton St 130 / ...

$91 - $120

Drive  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Nelson Bay 490.4 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Nelson Bay is to drive which costs $95 - $140 and takes 8 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Nelson Bay is to fly which costs $75 - $300 and takes 4 h 28 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Nelson Bay is 590 km. The road distance is 784.6 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to get from Brisbane to Nelson Bay, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Nelson Bay. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Donald St Before Stockton St via Customs House, Stand 3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 13 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Nelson Bay.
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  • Distance: 369 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 28 min

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

Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas fly from Brisbane to Nelson Bay every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brisbane to Nelson Bay via Newcastle and Customs House, Stand 3 in around 17 h 13 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Gold Coast to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Gold Coast to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Broadmeadow Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$75 - $120
1st Class
$100 - $160
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Port Stephens Coaches
Website
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Hunter St Opp Cooper St to Donald St Before Stockton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Customs House, Stand 3 to Donald St Before Stockton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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