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There are 8 ways to get from Parkes to Blackall by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Orange, fly to Blackall  •  23h 59m

  1. Take the train from Parkes Station to Orange Station
  2. Fly from Orange (OAG) to Blackall (BKQ) OAG - BKQ

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Bus, Railbus  •  24h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Parkes Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 1 791
  2. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 3 to Lightning Ridge Coach Stop, Morilla St 513
  3. Take the bus from Lightning Ridge to St George
  4. Take the bus from St George to Cunnamulla
  5. Take the Railbus from Cunnamulla to Charleville station
  6. Take the bus from Charleville to Blackall

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Bus to Dubbo, fly to Blackall  •  10h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Parkes Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 1
  2. Fly from Dubbo (DBO) to Blackall (BKQ) DBO - BKQ

Fly Parkes to Blackall  •  21h 57m

  1. Fly from Parkes (PKE) to Blackall (BKQ) PKE - BKQ

Train to Orange, fly to Barcaldine, bus  •  24h 49m

  1. Take the train from Parkes Station to Orange Station
  2. Fly from Orange (OAG) to Barcaldine (BCI) OAG - BCI
  3. Take the bus from Barcaldine to Blackall

Train, bus  •  39h 13m

  1. Take the train from Parkes Station to Strathfield Station 446
  2. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Brisbane 31
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane to Blackall

Train, bus via Sydney  •  44h

  1. Take the train from Parkes Station to Central Station 446
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane to Blackall

Drive  •  12h 50m

  1. Drive from Parkes to Blackall 1187.4 km

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The cheapest way to get from Parkes to Blackall is to bus and Railbus which costs $140 - $270 and takes 24h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Parkes to Blackall is to bus and fly which costs $500 - $1,700 and takes 10h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Parkes station to Blackall. However, there are services departing from Parkes Station, Coach Stop and arriving at Blackall via Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 3, Lightning Ridge, St George, Cunnamulla and Charleville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 24m.

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The distance between Parkes and Blackall is 1004 km. The road distance is 1187.4 km.

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The best way to get from Parkes to Blackall without a car is to bus and Railbus which takes 24h 24m and costs $140 - $270.

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It takes approximately 23h 59m to get from Parkes to Blackall, including transfers.

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Parkes to Blackall bus services, operated by NSW TrainLink, depart from Parkes Station, Coach Stop.

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The best way to get from Parkes to Blackall is to fly which takes 21h 57m and costs $410 - $1,400. Alternatively, you can bus and Railbus, which costs $140 - $270 and takes 24h 24m.

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There is no direct flight from Orange Airport to Blackall Airport. The quickest flight takes 21h 45m and has one stopover.

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Parkes to Blackall bus services, operated by Bus Queensland, arrive at Blackall station.

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Map of how to get from Parkes to Blackall.
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  • Distance: 1004.2 km
  • Duration: 23h 59m

What companies run services between Parkes, NSW, Australia and Blackall, QLD, Australia?

Regional Express, Qantas and two other airlines fly from Parkes to Blackall every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Parkes to Blackall via Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 3, Lightning Ridge, St George, Cunnamulla, and Charleville in around 24h 24m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Orange to Blackall via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
21h 12m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Orange to Blackall via Dubbo, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Orange to Blackall via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Dubbo to Blackall via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,600
Flights from Parkes to Blackall via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Parkes to Blackall via Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,500
Flights from Parkes to Blackall via Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Parkes to Blackall via Sydney, Perth, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,400
Flights from Parkes to Blackall via Sydney, Darwin, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,100
Flights from Parkes to Blackall via Sydney, Cairns, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,600
Flights from Parkes to Blackall via Sydney, Christchurch, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
27h 35m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,700
Flights from Orange to Barcaldine via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
19h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Orange to Barcaldine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Train operators
NSW TrainLink
Phone
13 22 32
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Parkes Station to Orange Station
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$21 - $35
First Class
$29 - $45
Train from Parkes Station to Strathfield Station
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$45 - $70
First Class
$65 - $100
Train from Strathfield Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$90 - $140
First Class
$130 - $190
Train from Parkes Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$45 - $70
First Class
$65 - $100
Bus operators
NSW TrainLink
Phone
13 22 32
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Parkes Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 1
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 3 to Lightning Ridge Coach Stop, Morilla St
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Bus Queensland
Phone
13 12 30
Email
customers@busqld.com.au
Website
busqld.com.au
Bus from Barcaldine to Blackall
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Lightning Ridge to St George
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from St George to Cunnamulla
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Charleville to Blackall
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Blackall
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1800 872 467 (+61 7 3606 6630 for international calls)
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus from Cunnamulla to Charleville station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$29 - $50
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Queensland Rail Travel
Economy-B-Quick fare
$29 - $45
Economy-A-Choice Fare
$30 - $50
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
Premier Motor Service

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More Questions & Answers

Blackall is 1h behind Parkes. It is currently 5:26 PM in Parkes and 4:26 PM in Blackall.

Yes, the driving distance between Parkes to Blackall is 1187 km. It takes approximately 12h 50m to drive from Parkes to Blackall.

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Regional Express, Link Airways and Qantas offer flights from Orange Airport to Blackall Airport.

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The best way to get from Parkes to Parkes Airport is to bus which takes 12 min and costs $1 - $3.

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