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There are 4 ways to get from Lismore to Kempsey by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Lismore to Kempsey

$30 - $45

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Train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Casino Station to Kempsey Station 32

$30 - $45

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Lismore to Kempsey 197.8 miles

$28 - $45

Fly, train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Lismore (LSY) to Grafton (GFN) LSY - GFN
  2. Take the train from Grafton Station to Kempsey Station

$106 - $142

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The cheapest way to get from Lismore to Kempsey is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 3 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lismore to Kempsey is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 3 h 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lismore and arriving at Kempsey. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between Lismore and Kempsey is 255 km. The road distance is 316.4 km.

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The best way to get from Lismore to Kempsey without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 55 min and costs $45 - $65.

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The bus from Lismore to Kempsey takes 4 h 55 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Lismore to Kempsey bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Lismore station.

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The best way to get from Lismore to Kempsey is to bus which takes 4 h 55 min and costs $45 - $65. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $65 and takes 5 h 54 min.

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The quickest flight from Lismore Airport to Grafton Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Lismore to Kempsey bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Kempsey station.

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Map of how to get from Lismore to Kempsey.
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  • Distance: 159.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

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

Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Lismore to Kempsey once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Lismore to Kempsey once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h 23 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Lismore to Grafton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Casino Station to Kempsey Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Grafton Station to Kempsey Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$17 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Lismore to Kempsey
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Lismore to Kempsey is 316 km. It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to drive from Lismore to Kempsey.

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Regional Express offers flights from Lismore Airport to Grafton Airport.

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There are 149+ hotels available in Kempsey. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lismore to Lismore Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs $14 - $17.

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