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  •  8 h 48 min

  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  •  9 h 57 min

  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 bus from Gold Coast Airport to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop

$113 - $343

Bus, train to Melbourne, fly to Toowoomba  •  12 h

  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 Toowoomba (WTB) MEL - WTB
  4. Take the bus from Toowoomba to Brisbane

$169 - $393

Bus, train to Avalon, fly to Gold Coast  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from MMBL Depot/High St to Lilydale
  2. Take the train from Lilydale to Southern Cross
  3. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Gold Coast (OOL) AVV - OOL
  4. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop

$127 - $426

Taxi, train  •  26 h 49 min

  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

$250 - $411

Bus, train  •  32 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from MMBL Depot/High St to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Central Station
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31

$185 - $287

Bus, train via Lilydale  •  35 h 15 min

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

$177 - $332

Bus  •  36 h 1 min

  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

$160 - $222

Drive  •  17 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Mansfield to Forest Lake 1016.8 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

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 36 h 1 min.

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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 26 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 48 min 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 2 h 10 min.

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Mansfield to Forest Lake bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Brisbane station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mansfield to Forest Lake is 1627 km. It takes approximately 17 h 38 min 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 564+ hotels available in Forest Lake. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Mansfield to Forest Lake.
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  • Distance: 769.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 48 min

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 busway, platform 2, and Cultural Centre, platform 2 in around 36 h 1 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from Melbourne to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Toowoomba via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Airnorth
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Melbourne to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Lilydale to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Benalla to Central Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$50 - $65
First
$65 - $90
Sleeper
$130 - $150
Train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $170
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
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
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from MMBL Depot/High St to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Toowoomba to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Book at
Murrays Coaches
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 Melbourne to Central Station
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Westfield Garden City
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Mansfield to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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