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There are 8 ways to get from Forster to Brisbane by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the train from Taree Station to Brisbane 31

$59 - $85

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  12h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Taree to Brisbane Roma Street Gx243 / ...

$50 - $95

6 alternative options

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  14h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Nabiac to Brisbane

$68 - $99

Drive  •  7h 22m

  1. Drive from Forster to Brisbane 403.9 miles

$55 - $85

Bus to Newcastle, fly to Brisbane  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Forster Coach Stop, Little St to Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Brisbane (BNE) NTL - BNE

$71 - $240

Bus to Port Macquarie, fly to Brisbane  •  6h 42m

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

$127 - $270

Bus to Newcastle, fly to Gold Coast, bus  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Forster Coach Stop, Little St to Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd
  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

$93 - $310

Bus, train to Sydney, fly to Brisbane  •  10h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Forster Coach Stop, Little St to Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd
  2. Take the train from Broadmeadow Station to Central Station
  3. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Brisbane (BNE) SYD - BNE

$94 - $279

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The cheapest way to get from Forster to Brisbane is to bus which costs $75 - $130 and takes 12h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Forster to Brisbane is to bus and fly which costs $170 - $380 and takes 6h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Forster to Brisbane. However, there are services departing from Little St At Memorial Dr and arriving at Brisbane Roma Street via Taree. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 52m.

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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 10h 25m and costs $80 - $120.

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

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Forster to Brisbane bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Taree station.

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The best way to get from Forster to Brisbane is to train which takes 10h 25m and costs $80 - $120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $130 and takes 12h 52m.

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The quickest flight from Newcastle Airport to Brisbane Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Forster to Brisbane bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Brisbane Roma Street station.

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

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 - $80 and the journey takes 8h 45m. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Forster to Brisbane 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $95 and the journey takes 11h 10m. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Newcastle to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Port Macquarie to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Newcastle to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Taree Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$55 - $80
1st Class
$75 - $120
Train from Broadmeadow Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$14 - $22
1st Class
$20 - $30
Bus operators
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 Taree to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $95
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$50 - $75
Flexifare
$65 - $95
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Taree to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Nabiac to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Nabiac to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Premier Motor Service
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Forster Coach Stop, Little St to Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Byron Easybus
Phone
+612 6685 7447
Email
info@byronbus.com
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
Byron Easybus

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More Questions & Answers

Brisbane is 1h behind Forster. It is currently 3:37 PM in Forster and 2:37 PM in Brisbane.

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