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There are 8 ways to get from Tweed Heads to Forster by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  11h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Tweed Mall, Wharf St to Casino Station, Coach Bay 174 / ...
  2. Take the train from Casino Station to Taree Station 32

$76 - $110

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Bus  •  11h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Tweed Heads to Nabiac

$89 - $121

Bus via Port Macquarie  •  12h

  1. Take the bus from Coolangatta to Port Macquarie Gx421
  2. Take the bus from Port Macquarie Coach Stop, Gordon St to Forster Coach Stop, Little St 122

$84 - $204

Drive  •  6h 2m

  1. Drive from Tweed Heads to Forster 337.7 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Gold Coast to Newcastle, bus  •  8h 21m

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Newcastle (NTL) OOL - NTL
  2. Take the bus from Hunter St Opp Cooper St to Forster Coach Stop, Little St

$97 - $389

Fly Gold Coast to Port Macquarie, bus  •  9h 43m

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) OOL - PQQ
  2. Take the bus from Port Macquarie Base Hospital to Forster Coach Stop, Little St

$132 - $495

Train to Brisbane, fly to Newcastle, bus  •  10h 57m

  1. Take the train from Varsity Lakes station, platform 2 to International Airport station, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Newcastle (NTL) BNE - NTL
  3. Take the bus from Hunter St Opp Cooper St to Forster Coach Stop, Little St

$111 - $356

Train to Brisbane, fly to Port Macquarie, bus  •  9h 59m

  1. Take the train from Varsity Lakes station, platform 2 to International Airport station, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) BNE - PQQ
  3. Take the bus from Port Macquarie Base Hospital to Forster Coach Stop, Little St

$186 - $392

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The cheapest way to get from Tweed Heads to Forster is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 6h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Tweed Heads to Forster is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 6h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tweed Heads to Forster. However, there are services departing from Tweed Heads and arriving at Beach St At Head Lane via Village Green, Clarkson St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 40m.

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The distance between Tweed Heads and Forster is 456 km. The road distance is 540.2 km.

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The best way to get from Tweed Heads to Forster without a car is to bus and train which takes 11h 9m and costs $75 - $110.

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It takes approximately 11h 9m to get from Tweed Heads to Forster, including transfers.

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Tweed Heads to Forster bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Tweed Heads station.

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The quickest flight from Gold Coast Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Tweed Heads to Forster bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Nabiac station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tweed Heads to Forster is 540 km. It takes approximately 6h 2m to drive from Tweed Heads to Forster.

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  • Distance: 284.8 miles
  • Duration: 11h 9m

What companies run services between Tweed Heads, NSW, Australia and Forster, NSW, Australia?

Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Tweed Heads to Forster once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $120 and the journey takes 10h 10m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Brisbane to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Brisbane to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from Brisbane to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Brisbane to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Casino Station to Taree Station
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$55 - $80
1st Class
$75 - $110
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Varsity Lakes station, platform 2 to International Airport station, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Online
$22 - $28
Standard
$26 - $35
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Tweed Mall, Wharf St to Casino Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Port Macquarie Coach Stop, Gordon St to Forster Coach Stop, Little St
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Hunter St Opp Cooper St to Forster Coach Stop, Little St
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Port Macquarie Base Hospital to Forster Coach Stop, Little St
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Tweed Heads to Nabiac
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
Premier Motor Service
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 Coolangatta to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
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Greyhound.com.au
Early bird
$70 - $85
Advantage
$90 - $130
Premium
$100 - $190

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Jetstar offers flights from Gold Coast Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 481+ hotels available in Forster. Prices start at $92 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Tweed Heads to Gold Coast Airport is to line 760 bus which takes 13m and costs $4 - $6.

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