There are 6 ways to get from Lismore to Armidale by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Tenterfield Coach Stop, Manners St
  2. Take the bus from Tenterfield Coach Stop, Manners St to Deepwater Coach Stop 328
  3. Take the bus from Deepwater to Armidale

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Bus Premier Motor Service  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Lismore to Coffs Harbour
  2. Take the bus from Coffs Harbour to Armidale

$64 - $91

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Casino Station to Urunga Station 32
  2. Take the bus from Urunga to Armidale

$65 - $90

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Lismore to Armidale 217.3 miles

$30 - $45

Fly Ballina to Armidale  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Ballina (BNK) to Armidale (ARM) BNK - ARM

$106 - $399

Fly Lismore to Grafton, bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Lismore (LSY) to Grafton (GFN) LSY - GFN
  2. Take the bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Glen Innes Tourist Centre, Church St
  3. Take the bus from Glen Innes to Armidale

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The cheapest way to get from Lismore to Armidale is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lismore to Armidale is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lismore to Armidale. However, there are services departing from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St and arriving at Armidale via Tenterfield Coach Stop, Manners St and Deepwater. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 6 min.

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The distance between Lismore and Armidale is 244 km. The road distance is 347.7 km.

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The best way to get from Lismore to Armidale without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 6 min to get from Lismore to Armidale, including transfers.

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Lismore to Armidale bus services, operated by Northern Rivers Buslines, depart from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St station.

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The best way to get from Lismore to Armidale is to bus which takes 7 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $140 - $550 and takes 6 h 42 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ballina Airport to Armidale Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Lismore to Armidale bus services, operated by Crisps Coaches, arrive at Armidale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lismore to Armidale is 348 km. It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to drive from Lismore to Armidale.

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FlyPelican, Virgin Australia, Regional Express and two other airlines offer flights from Ballina Airport to Armidale Airport.

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Map of how to get from Lismore to Armidale.
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  • Distance: 152.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 6 min

What companies run services between Lismore, NSW, Australia and Armidale, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Lismore to Armidale via Tenterfield Coach Stop, Manners St, Deepwater Coach Stop, and Deepwater in around 7 h 6 min. Alternatively, Jetstar, Qantas and three other airlines fly from Lismore to Armidale 5 times a day.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Ballina to Armidale via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Ballina to Armidale via Newcastle, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Lismore to Grafton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Ballina to Armidale via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Casino Station to Urunga Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$21 - $30
1st Class
$29 - $45
Bus operators
Northern Rivers Buslines
Website
buslinesgroup.com.au
Bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Tenterfield Coach Stop, Manners St
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
buslinesgroup.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Tenterfield Coach Stop, Manners St to Deepwater Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Glen Innes Tourist Centre, Church St
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Deepwater to Armidale
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
crisps.com.au
Bus from Glen Innes to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
crisps.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Lismore to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
New England Coaches
Website
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Coffs Harbour to Armidale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Urunga to Armidale
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au

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