There are 9 ways to get from Canberra to Forster 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.

Recommended option

Fly Canberra to Newcastle, bus  •  6 h 53 min

  1. CBR - NTL

$155 - $201

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 30 min

  1. 100
  2. 150 / ...

$40 - $72

7 alternative options

Bus to Sydney, fly to Taree  •  6 h 38 min

  1. SYD - TRO

$77 - $378

Fly Canberra to Sydney, train, bus  •  9 h 54 min

  1. CBR - SYD

$133 - $272

Fly Canberra to Taree  •  5 h 35 min

  1. CBR - TRO

$73 - $418

Bus, train  •  11 h

  1. 31 / ...
  2. 150 / ...

$53 - $91

Train  •  12 h 21 min

  1. 634 / ...
  2. 31 / ...

$66 - $99

Train, bus  •  13 h 1 min

  1. 634 / ...
  2. 31 / ...
  3. 150 / ...

$63 - $93

Drive  •  6 h 12 min

  1. 354.6 miles

$50 - $75

What companies run services between Canberra, ACT, Australia and Forster, NSW, Australia?

Qantas, FlyPelican and two other airlines fly from Canberra to Forster every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canberra to Forster via Sydney, Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7, and Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St in around 10 h 30 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Canberra to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $430
Flights from Canberra to Newcastle via Dubbo
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Flights from Sydney to Taree
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Flights from Canberra to Taree via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Canberra to Taree via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Broadmeadow Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $23
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Canberra Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Central Station to Taree Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $75
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St to Forster Coach Stop, Little St
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd to Forster Coach Stop, Little St
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney International Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$23 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $50
Bus from Canberra to Sydney Central Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$24 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $50
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Port Stephens Coaches
Website
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 to Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Canberra and Forster is 466 km. The road distance is 567 km.

The cheapest way to get from Canberra to Forster is to bus which costs $50 - $95 and takes 10 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Canberra to Forster is to fly which takes 5 h 35 min and costs $95 - $600.

No, there is no direct bus from Canberra to Forster. However, there are services departing from Canberra and arriving at Forster Coach Stop, Little St via Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 7 and Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to get from Canberra to Forster, including transfers.