There are 7 ways to get from Hornsby to Forster by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus via Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Hornsby Station, Stand D to Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St 100
  2. Take the bus from Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St to Forster Coach Stop, Little St 150 / ...

$16 - $24

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Train, bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Hornsby Station to Broadmeadow Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line / ...
  2. Take the bus from Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd to Forster Coach Stop, Little St 150 / ...

$26 - $38

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Hornsby to Nabiac

$33 - $45

Train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Hornsby Station to Taree Station 31 / ...

$30 - $50

Drive  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Hornsby to Forster 177.4 miles

$25 - $40

Train, fly to Taree, line 310 bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Hornsby Station to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Taree (TRO) SYD - TRO
  3. Take the line 310 bus from Manning St After Albert St to Beach St At Head Lane

Fly to Newcastle, bus  •  7 h 25 min

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

$109 - $219

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The cheapest way to get from Hornsby to Forster is to bus which costs $22 - $35 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hornsby to Forster is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hornsby station to Forster. However, there are services departing from Hornsby Station, Stand D and arriving at Forster Coach Stop, Little St via Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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The distance between Hornsby and Forster is 215 km. The road distance is 283.8 km.

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The best way to get from Hornsby to Forster without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 15 min and costs $22 - $35.

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Hornsby to Forster, including transfers.

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Hornsby to Forster bus services, operated by Port Stephens Coaches, arrive at Hornsby Station, Stand D.

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The best way to get from Hornsby to Forster is to bus which takes 5 h 15 min and costs $22 - $35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $65 and takes 6 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Taree Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Hornsby to Forster bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Forster Coach Stop, Little St station.

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Map of how to get from Hornsby to Forster.
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  • Distance: 134.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 15 min

What companies run services between Hornsby, NSW, Australia and Forster, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Hornsby to Forster via Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St in around 5 h 15 min. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Hornsby to Forster 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 48 min.

Airlines
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Taree
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Flights from Sydney to Newcastle via Taree
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Hornsby Station to Broadmeadow Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$12 - $18
1st Class
$16 - $24
Train from Hornsby Station to Taree Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $65
Train from Hornsby Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$3 - $5
1st Class
$4 - $7
Bus operators
Port Stephens Coaches
Website
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Hornsby Station, Stand D to Raymond Terrace Coach Stop, Adelaide St
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au
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
$12 - $18
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
$14 - $21
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Hornsby to Nabiac
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Eggins Comfort Coaches
Website
egginscomfortcoaches.com.au
Bus from Manning St After Albert St to Beach St At Head Lane
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
egginscomfortcoaches.com.au

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