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There are 10 ways to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Nimbin by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Gold Coast, bus  •  5h 31m

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Gold Coast (OOL) CBR - OOL
  2. Take the bus from Bilinga to Murwillumbah
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane St Before Wollumbin St to Nimbin Central School Near Thorburn St

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Fly to Ballina  •  7h 21m

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Ballina (BNK) CBR - BNK

$125 - $554

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Fly to Brisbane, train  •  5h 57m

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Brisbane (BNE) CBR - BNE
  2. Take the train from Brisbane to Kyogle Station

$315 - $616

Fly to Lismore  •  4h 5m

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Lismore (LSY) CBR - LSY

$314 - $690

Bus  •  19h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney Gx322 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Lismore

$138 - $255

Train  •  19h 46m

  1. Take the train from Canberra Station to Central Station 634 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Kyogle Station 31

$230 - $340

Bus, train  •  20h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney Gx322 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Casino Station 33 / ...

$148 - $262

Bus via Evans Head  •  20h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Canberra Airport to Central Station
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Woodburn
  3. Take the bus from Woodburn Coach Stop, River St to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St 695

$144 - $379

Train via Casino  •  21h 47m

  1. Take the train from Canberra Station to Central Station 634 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Casino Station 33 / ...

$150 - $227

Drive  •  11h 17m

  1. Drive from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Nimbin 641.1 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Nimbin is to drive which costs $120 - $190 and takes 11h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Nimbin is to fly which costs $310 - $700 and takes 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Nimbin. However, there are services departing from Canberra Airport and arriving at Cullen St Before Sibley St via Canberra, Sydney and Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 32m.

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The distance between Canberra Airport (CBR) and Nimbin is 838 km. The road distance is 1025.8 km.

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The best way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Nimbin without a car is to bus which takes 19h 32m and costs $130 - $260.

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It takes approximately 5h 31m to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Nimbin, including transfers.

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Canberra Airport (CBR) to Nimbin bus services, operated by Murrays Coaches, depart from Canberra station.

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The best way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Nimbin is to fly which takes 7h 21m and costs $120 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $260 and takes 19h 32m, you could also train, which costs $230 - $340 and takes 19h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Canberra Airport to Gold Coast Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Canberra Airport (CBR) to Nimbin bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Lismore station.

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Map of how to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Nimbin.
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  • Distance: 523.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 31m

What companies run services between Canberra Airport (CBR), Australia and Nimbin, NSW, Australia?

Virgin Australia, Qantas and four other airlines fly from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Nimbin hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Nimbin via City Interchange Plt 1, Canberra, Sydney, and Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St in around 19h 32m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Canberra to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Canberra to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Canberra to Brisbane via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Canberra to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Canberra to Ballina via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Canberra to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Canberra to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Canberra to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Canberra to Brisbane via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Canberra to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Canberra to Ballina via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Canberra to Ballina via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Canberra to Lismore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Canberra to Lismore via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Canberra to Lismore via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Canberra to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Canberra to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
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
$20 - $29
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $40
Train from Canberra Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Central Station to Kyogle Station
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$100 - $160
1st Class
$140 - $220
Train from Central Station to Casino Station
Ave. Duration
11h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$100 - $150
1st Class
$140 - $210
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Bilinga to Murwillumbah
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Sydney to Lismore
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $150
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
6 times a week
Website
Gosel's Bus Service
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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Murrays Coaches
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Central Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early bird
$40 - $55
Advantage
$50 - $70
Premium
$60 - $100
Bus from Canberra Airport to Central Station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early bird
$40 - $55
Advantage
$55 - $75
Premium
$60 - $110
Bus from Sydney to Woodburn
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early bird
$95 - $120
Advantage
$120 - $190
Premium
$130 - $270
Northern Rivers Buslines
Phone
02 9747 7000
Email
info@buslinesgroup.com.au
Website
buslinesgroup.com.au
Bus from Woodburn Coach Stop, River St to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Northern Rivers Buslines

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Yes, the driving distance between Canberra Airport (CBR) to Nimbin is 1026 km. It takes approximately 11h 17m to drive from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Nimbin.

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Qantas and Virgin Australia offer flights from Canberra Airport to Gold Coast Airport.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Nimbin. Prices start at $99 AUD per night.

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