There are 7 ways to get from Brisbane to Port Stephens by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Brisbane to Newcastle, line 133 bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Newcastle (NTL) BNE - NTL
  2. Take the line 133 bus from Salamander Bay Square, Town Centre Cct to Soldiers Point Rd Opp Salamander Shores

$59 - $221

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Bus to Gold Coast, fly to Newcastle  •  6 h 22 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

$80 - $289

Fly Brisbane to Sydney, bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Sydney (SYD) BNE - SYD
  2. Take the bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 to Soldiers Point Holiday Park, Ridgeway Av

$72 - $243

Bus to Gold Coast, fly to Sydney, bus  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
  2. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Sydney (SYD) OOL - SYD
  3. Take the bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 to Soldiers Point Holiday Park, Ridgeway Av

$78 - $251

Train  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Broadmeadow Station 32

$196 - $259

Bus  •  18 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Newcastle
  2. Take the bus from Wharf Rd Opp Queens Wharf to Salamander Bay Square, Town Centre Cct 130 / ...

$90 - $119

Drive  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Port Stephens 489.3 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Port Stephens. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Soldiers Point Rd Opp Salamander Shores via Wharf Rd Opp Queens Wharf and Salamander Bay Square, Town Centre Cct. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 7 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Port Stephens is 591 km. The road distance is 782.9 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Port Stephens without a car is to train which takes 12 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Brisbane to Port Stephens, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Port Stephens is to train which takes 12 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Brisbane to Port Stephens bus services, operated by Port Stephens Coaches, arrive at Salamander Bay Square, Town Centre Cct station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Port Stephens is 783 km. It takes approximately 8 h 50 min to drive from Brisbane to Port Stephens.

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Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Brisbane Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Port Stephens.
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  • Distance: 369.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Brisbane to Port Stephens once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 11 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brisbane to Port Stephens via Newcastle, Wharf Rd Opp Queens Wharf, and Salamander Bay Square, Town Centre Cct in around 18 h 7 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Gold Coast to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
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
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $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
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
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 - $110
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$75 - $110
1st Class
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Port Stephens Coaches
Website
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Salamander Bay Square, Town Centre Cct to Soldiers Point Rd Opp Salamander Shores
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 to Soldiers Point Holiday Park, Ridgeway Av
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Wharf Rd Opp Queens Wharf to Salamander Bay Square, Town Centre Cct
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au
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
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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There are 721+ hotels available in Port Stephens. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Brisbane Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs .

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