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There are 3 ways to get from Brisbane to Nimbin by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 31m

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Kyogle Station 32

$69 - $90

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Bus  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Murwillumbah
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane St Before Wollumbin St to Nimbin Central School Near Thorburn St 630

Drive  •  2h 12m

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Nimbin 105.1 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Nimbin is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 2h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Nimbin is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 2h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Nimbin. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Nimbin Central School Near Thorburn St via Brisbane St Before Wollumbin St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 35m.

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The distance between Brisbane and Nimbin is 127 km. The road distance is 168.2 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Nimbin without a car is to train which takes 2h 31m and costs $95 - $130.

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It takes approximately 2h 31m to get from Brisbane to Nimbin, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Nimbin is to train which takes 2h 31m and costs $95 - $130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4h 35m.

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Brisbane to Nimbin bus services, operated by Gosel's Bus Service, arrive at Nimbin Central School Near Thorburn St station.

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Nimbin is 1h ahead of Brisbane. It is currently 7:08 PM in Brisbane and 8:08 PM in Nimbin.

Map of how to get from Brisbane to Nimbin.
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  • Distance: 79.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 31m

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Brisbane to Nimbin once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 1h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brisbane to Nimbin via Brisbane St Before Wollumbin St in around 4h 35m.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Kyogle Station
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$14 - $21
1st Class
$19 - $29
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Murwillumbah
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
Premier Motor Service
Gosel's Bus Service
Phone
+61 2 6677 9394
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Brisbane St Before Wollumbin St to Nimbin Central School Near Thorburn St
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Gosel's Bus Service

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Nimbin is 168 km. It takes approximately 2h 12m to drive from Brisbane to Nimbin.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Nimbin. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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