There are 3 ways to get from Port Macquarie to Lismore by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Macquarie to Lismore

$35 - $55

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Port Macquarie to Lismore 228.8 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Port Macquarie (PQQ) to Ballina (BNK) PQQ - BNK

$98 - $414

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Macquarie and arriving at Lismore. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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The distance between Port Macquarie and Lismore is 293 km. The road distance is 366.1 km.

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The best way to get from Port Macquarie to Lismore without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 45 min and costs .

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The bus from Port Macquarie to Lismore takes 5 h 45 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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The best way to get from Port Macquarie to Lismore is to bus which takes 5 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 8 h 29 min.

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There is no direct flight from Port Macquarie Airport to Ballina Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Port Macquarie to Lismore is 366 km. It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to drive from Port Macquarie to Lismore.

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Virgin Australia, Jetstar and Qantas offer flights from Port Macquarie Airport to Ballina Airport.

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Map of how to get from Port Macquarie to Lismore.
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  • Distance: 183.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

What companies run services between Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia and Lismore, NSW, Australia?

Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Port Macquarie to Lismore once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min. Alternatively, Virgin Australia, Qantas and Jetstar fly from Port Macquarie to Lismore 5 times a day.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Port Macquarie to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Port Macquarie to Ballina via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $380
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Port Macquarie to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Port Macquarie to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Port Macquarie to Lismore
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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There are 46+ hotels available in Lismore. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Port Macquarie to Port Macquarie Airport is to line 341 bus which takes 29 min and costs .

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