There are 9 ways to get from Brisbane to Parkes by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Brisbane to Dubbo, bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Dubbo (DBO) BNE - DBO
  2. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Parkes Station, Coach Bay

$218 - $513

Cheapest option

Fly Brisbane to Parkes  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Parkes (PKE) BNE - PKE

$99 - $332

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Fly Brisbane to Orange, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Orange (OAG) BNE - OAG
  2. Take the train from Orange Station to Parkes Station

$291 - $822

Bus to Gold Coast, fly to Parkes  •  6 h 17 min

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

$111 - $360

Fly Brisbane to Sydney, train  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Sydney (SYD) BNE - SYD
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Parkes Station

$107 - $297

Bus  •  16 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Tamworth
  2. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 362
  3. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Parkes Station, Coach Bay 792

$118 - $133

Train  •  21 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Strathfield Station 32
  2. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Parkes Station 445

$132 - $192

Bus, train  •  25 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Hornsby
  2. Take the train from Parramatta Station to Parkes Station 445

$143 - $196

Drive  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Parkes 606.1 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Parkes is to drive which costs $110 - $180 and takes 11 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Parkes is to fly which costs $130 - $460 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Parkes station. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Parkes Station, Coach Bay via Tamworth Station, Coach Stop and Dubbo Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brisbane to Parkes station. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Parkes Station via Strathfield Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 18 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Parkes is 784 km. The road distance is 969.8 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Parkes without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 20 min and costs $160 - $190.

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It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to get from Brisbane to Parkes, including transfers.

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Brisbane to Parkes bus services, operated by Crisps Coaches, depart from Brisbane station.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Parkes.
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  • Distance: 489.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 3 min

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

Qantas, Regional Express and three other airlines fly from Brisbane to Parkes hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brisbane to Parkes via Tamworth, Tamworth Station, Coach Stop, and Dubbo Station, Coach Bay in around 16 h 20 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Dubbo via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Brisbane to Dubbo via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Brisbane to Dubbo via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Parkes via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Parkes via Newcastle, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Flights from Brisbane to Parkes via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Brisbane to Parkes via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Brisbane to Parkes via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Brisbane to Parkes via Lord Howe Island, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Gold Coast to Parkes via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Gold Coast to Parkes via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Flights from Gold Coast to Parkes via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Flights from Gold Coast to Parkes via Avalon, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $310
Flights from Gold Coast to Parkes via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Brisbane to Orange
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Orange Station to Parkes Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$11 - $17
1st Class
$16 - $23
Train from Central Station to Parkes Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Brisbane to Strathfield Station
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $140
1st Class
$120 - $190
Train from Strathfield Station to Parkes Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Parramatta Station to Parkes Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $80
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Parkes Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
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
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$84
Schedules at
crisps.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Hornsby
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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