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There are 9 ways to get from Mansfield to Forest Lake by bus, train, plane, taxi or car

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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Bus, train to Melbourne, fly to Brisbane  •  8h 48m

  1. Take the bus from MMBL Depot/High St to Lilydale
  2. Take the train from Lilydale to Southern Cross
  3. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Brisbane (BNE) MEL - BNE

$105 - $300

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Bus, train to Melbourne, fly to Gold Coast, train  •  10h 8m

  1. Take the bus from MMBL Depot/High St to Lilydale
  2. Take the train from Lilydale to Southern Cross
  3. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Gold Coast (OOL) MEL - OOL
  4. Take the train from Varsity Lakes, platform 2 to South Brisbane, platform 2

$95 - $321

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Bus, train, bus to Avalon, fly to Gold Coast  •  11h 35m

  1. Take the bus from MMBL Depot/High St to Lilydale
  2. Take the train from Lilydale to Southern Cross
  3. Take the bus from Southern Cross to Avalon Airport
  4. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Gold Coast (OOL) AVV - OOL
  5. Take the train from Varsity Lakes, platform 2 to South Brisbane, platform 2

$109 - $404

Taxi, train  •  26h 49m

  1. Take a taxi from Mansfield to Benalla
  2. Take the train from Benalla to Central Station 622 / ...
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31

$244 - $411

Taxi, train, bus  •  27h 34m

  1. Take a taxi from Mansfield to Benalla
  2. Take the train from Benalla to Albury 624 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Albury to Yass
  4. Take the bus from Yass to Central Station
  5. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31

$250 - $446

Bus, train  •  34h 19m

  1. Take the bus from MMBL Depot/High St to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane Roma Street

$145 - $337

Bus  •  34h 46m

  1. Take the bus from MMBL Depot/High St to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney
  3. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane Roma Street

$125 - $222

Bus, train via Westfield Garden City  •  36h 25m

  1. Take the bus from MMBL Depot/High St to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Sydney to Westfield Garden City

$145 - $328

Drive  •  17h 38m

  1. Drive from Mansfield to Forest Lake 1016.8 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Mansfield to Forest Lake is to bus and train and fly which costs $130 - $460 and takes 10h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Mansfield to Forest Lake is to bus and train and fly which costs $140 - $430 and takes 8h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mansfield to Forest Lake. However, there are services departing from MMBL Depot/High St and arriving at Grand Ave East near Ascot Ave via Melbourne, Sydney, Roma Street busway, platform 2 and Cultural Centre, platform 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 46m.

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The distance between Mansfield and Forest Lake is 1231 km. The road distance is 1626.8 km.

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The best way to get from Mansfield to Forest Lake without a car is to taxi and train which takes 26h 49m and costs $340 - $600.

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It takes approximately 8h 48m to get from Mansfield to Forest Lake, including transfers.

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Mansfield to Forest Lake bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from MMBL Depot/High St station.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Brisbane Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Mansfield to Forest Lake bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Brisbane Roma Street station.

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Forest Lake is 1h behind Mansfield. It is currently 6:13 PM in Mansfield and 5:13 PM in Forest Lake.

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  • Distance: 769.1 miles
  • Duration: 8h 48m

What companies run services between Mansfield, VIC, Australia and Forest Lake, QLD, Australia?

You can take a bus from Mansfield to Forest Lake via Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane Roma Street, Roma Street busway, platform 2, and Cultural Centre, platform 2 in around 34h 46m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Lilydale to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
Metro
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Varsity Lakes, platform 2 to South Brisbane, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Benalla to Central Station
Ave. Duration
9h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$45 - $65
First
$65 - $90
Sleeper
$130 - $150
Train from Benalla to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $95
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$16 - $22
First
$23 - $30
Sleeper
$85 - $95
Train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$140 - $170
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Benalla to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from MMBL Depot/High St to Lilydale
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus from MMBL Depot/High St to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Skybus
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 Albury to Yass
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$22 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $45
Bus from Yass to Central Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$22 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $45
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$80 - $120
Flexifare
$95 - $140
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Sydney to Westfield Garden City
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
Premier Motor Service
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Mansfield to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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Yes, the driving distance between Mansfield to Forest Lake is 1627 km. It takes approximately 17h 38m to drive from Mansfield to Forest Lake.

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

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There are 552+ hotels available in Forest Lake. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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