There are 7 ways to get from Tamworth to Lismore by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Crisps Coaches  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Tamworth to Deepwater
  2. Take the bus from Deepwater Coach Stop to Tenterfield Coach Stop, Manners St 327
  3. Take the bus from Tenterfield Coach Stop, Manners St to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St

$8 - $13

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Train, bus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Tamworth Station to Armidale Station 223
  2. Take the bus from Armidale Station, Coach Bay to Tenterfield Coach Stop, Manners St 327
  3. Take the bus from Tenterfield Coach Stop, Manners St to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St

$29 - $44

Bus New England Coaches  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Tamworth to Coffs Harbour
  2. Take the bus from Coffs Harbour to Lismore

$77 - $104

Drive  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Tamworth to Lismore 287.5 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Gold Coast, bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Tamworth (TMW) to Gold Coast (OOL) TMW - OOL
  2. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Lismore Transit Centre

$185 - $250

Fly to Ballina  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Tamworth (TMW) to Ballina (BNK) TMW - BNK

$87 - $301

Fly to Brisbane, train, bus  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Tamworth (TMW) to Brisbane (BNE) TMW - BNE
  2. Take the train from International Airport, platform 1 to Beenleigh, platform 1
  3. Take the bus from Beenleigh Coach Stop to Lismore Station, Coach Bay

$180 - $337

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The cheapest way to get from Tamworth to Lismore is to bus which costs $11 - $18 and takes 8 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tamworth to Lismore is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tamworth to Lismore. However, there are services departing from Tamworth and arriving at Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St via Deepwater Coach Stop and Tenterfield Coach Stop, Manners St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 31 min.

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The distance between Tamworth and Lismore is 340 km. The road distance is 459.9 km.

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The best way to get from Tamworth to Lismore without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 31 min and costs $11 - $18.

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It takes approximately 8 h 31 min to get from Tamworth to Lismore, including transfers.

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Tamworth to Lismore bus services, operated by Crisps Coaches, depart from Tamworth station.

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The best way to get from Tamworth to Lismore is to bus which takes 8 h 31 min and costs $11 - $18. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $120 - $420 and takes 7 h 21 min.

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There is no direct flight from Tamworth Airport to Gold Coast Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Tamworth to Lismore bus services, operated by Northern Rivers Buslines, arrive at Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St station.

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Map of how to get from Tamworth to Lismore.
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  • Distance: 212.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 31 min

What companies run services between Tamworth, NSW, Australia and Lismore, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Tamworth to Lismore via Deepwater, Deepwater Coach Stop, and Tenterfield Coach Stop, Manners St in around 8 h 31 min. Alternatively, Virgin Australia, Qantas and two other airlines fly from Tamworth to Lismore every 4 hours.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Tamworth to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Flights from Tamworth to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Tamworth to Ballina via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Tamworth to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Flights from Tamworth to Gold Coast via Sydney, Canberra
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Flights from Tamworth to Gold Coast via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Flights from Tamworth to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Tamworth to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$24 - $95
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Tamworth to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Tamworth to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Tamworth Station to Armidale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$11 - $17
1st Class
$16 - $23
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
$12 - $19
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$12 - $16
Standard
$14 - $19
Bus operators
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Tamworth to Deepwater
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
crisps.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Deepwater Coach Stop to Tenterfield Coach Stop, Manners St
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Armidale Station, Coach Bay to Tenterfield Coach Stop, Manners St
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Beenleigh Coach Stop to Lismore Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Northern Rivers Buslines
Website
buslinesgroup.com.au
Bus from Tenterfield Coach Stop, Manners St to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
buslinesgroup.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Coffs Harbour to Lismore
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Lismore Transit Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au

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