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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 31 min

  1. 32

$75 - $97

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Southbound - Brisbane Int. to Casino / ...

$18 - $55

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. 105.1 miles

$15 - $22

Questions & Answers

The distance between Brisbane and Nimbin is 127 km. The road distance is 168 km.

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Nimbin is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 2 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Nimbin is to drive which takes 2 h 12 min and costs $19 - $29.

No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Nimbin. However, there are services departing from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop and arriving at Cullen St Before Sibley St via Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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

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 $15 - $22 and the journey takes 1 h 58 min. Alternatively, Byron Easybus operates a bus from Brisbane to Nimbin every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Transport NSW also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Kyogle Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $22
1st Class
$21 - $30
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Lismore Transit Centre
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Brisbane to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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