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There are 6 ways to get from Sydney to Forster by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Karuah Gx244 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karuah Coach Stop, Tarean Rd to Forster Coach Stop, Little St 150 / ...

$26 - $48

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Train, bus  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Broadmeadow Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line / ...
  2. Take the bus from Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd to Forster Coach Stop, Little St 150 / ...

$29 - $41

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Nabiac

$35 - $47

Train  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Taree Station 33 / ...

$30 - $50

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Forster 190.1 miles

$27 - $40

Fly, line 310 bus  •  4 h

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Taree (TRO) SYD - TRO
  2. Take the line 310 bus from Manning St After Albert St to Beach St At Head Lane

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Forster is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Forster is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Forster. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Forster Coach Stop, Little St via Karuah Coach Stop, Tarean Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Forster is 224 km. The road distance is 304.2 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Forster without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 45 min and costs $35 - $70.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Sydney to Forster, including transfers.

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Sydney to Forster bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Sydney station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Forster is to bus which takes 5 h 45 min and costs $35 - $70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Taree Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Sydney to Forster bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Forster Coach Stop, Little St station.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Forster.
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  • Distance: 139.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Forster, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Sydney to Forster via Karuah and Karuah Coach Stop, Tarean Rd in around 5 h 45 min. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney to Forster 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 5 h 33 min.

Airlines
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Taree
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Broadmeadow Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$14 - $22
1st Class
$20 - $30
Train from Central Station to Taree Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Bus operators
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 Sydney to Karuah
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$15 - $22
Flexifare
$24 - $35
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Karuah
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Sydney to Nabiac
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Premier Motor Service
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Karuah Coach Stop, Tarean Rd to Forster Coach Stop, Little St
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Broadmeadow Coach Stop, Graham Rd to Forster Coach Stop, Little St
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Eggins Comfort Coaches
Phone
02 6552 2700
Email
info@egginscomfortcoaches.com.au
Website
egginscomfortcoaches.com.au
Bus from Manning St After Albert St to Beach St At Head Lane
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Eggins Comfort Coaches

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Forster is 304 km. It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to drive from Sydney to Forster.

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FlyPelican offers flights from Sydney Airport to Taree Airport.

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There are 288+ hotels available in Forster. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $17.

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