There are 6 ways to get from Forster to Brisbane by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Taree Station to Brisbane 31

$59 - $90

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Bus  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Nabiac to Brisbane

$73 - $99

Drive  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Forster to Brisbane 403.9 miles

$55 - $85

Bus to Newcastle, fly to Brisbane  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Forster Coach Stop, Little St to Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Brisbane (BNE) NTL - BNE

$68 - $236

Bus to Newcastle, fly to Gold Coast, bus  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Forster Coach Stop, Little St to Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Gold Coast (OOL) NTL - OOL
  3. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop

$90 - $306

Bus to Port Macquarie, fly to Brisbane  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Nabiac to Port Macquarie
  2. Fly from Port Macquarie (PQQ) to Brisbane (BNE) PQQ - BNE

$127 - $270

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Forster to Brisbane. However, there are services departing from Beach St At Head Lane and arriving at Brisbane via Nabiac. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 30 min.

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The distance between Forster and Brisbane is 526 km. The road distance is 646.2 km.

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The best way to get from Forster to Brisbane without a car is to train which takes 10 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 25 min to get from Forster to Brisbane, including transfers.

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Forster to Brisbane bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Nabiac station.

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The best way to get from Forster to Brisbane is to train which takes 10 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 30 min.

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

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Forster to Brisbane bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Brisbane station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Forster to Brisbane is 646 km. It takes approximately 7 h 22 min to drive from Forster to Brisbane.

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

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Map of how to get from Forster to Brisbane.
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  • Distance: 329 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 25 min

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Forster to Brisbane once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 8 h 45 min. Alternatively, Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Forster to Brisbane once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $95 and the journey takes 12 h 5 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Newcastle to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Port Macquarie to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Newcastle to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Taree Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$55 - $85
1st Class
$75 - $120
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Nabiac to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Nabiac to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Forster Coach Stop, Little St to Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au

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