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

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Train  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Wauchope Station to Casino Station 31 / ...

$36 - $59

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Port Macquarie to Lismore 228.8 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Ballina  •  8 h 58 min

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

$98 - $415

Fly to Brisbane, train, bus  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Port Macquarie (PQQ) to Brisbane (BNE) PQQ - BNE
  2. Take the train from International Airport, platform 1 to Beenleigh, platform 1
  3. Take the bus from Beenleigh Coach Stop to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St

$128 - $271

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The cheapest way to get from Port Macquarie to Lismore is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Port Macquarie to Lismore is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4 h 22 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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It takes approximately 8 h 10 min to get from Port Macquarie to Lismore, including transfers.

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

Transport NSW operates a train from Port Macquarie to Lismore twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 5 h 6 min. Alternatively, Virgin Australia, Qantas and Jetstar fly from Port Macquarie to Lismore 5 times a day.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Port Macquarie to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Port Macquarie to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Port Macquarie to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 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 and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $380
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Wauchope Station to Casino Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from International Airport, platform 1 to Beenleigh, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$13 - $17
Standard
$15 - $19
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Beenleigh Coach Stop to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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