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There are 6 ways to get from Tweed Heads to Kempsey by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  7h 36m

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

$51 - $82

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Bus  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Tweed Heads to Kempsey

$65 - $90

Bus via Nambucca Heads  •  9h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Coolangatta to Nambucca Heads Gx421
  2. Take the bus from Nambucca Heads to Kempsey

$69 - $156

Drive  •  4h 32m

  1. Drive from Tweed Heads to Kempsey 247.6 miles

$45 - $75

Fly from Gold Coast, bus  •  6h 16m

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) OOL - PQQ
  2. Take the bus from Port Macquarie Airport to Belgrave St At John St

$240 - $715

Train to Brisbane, fly, bus  •  6h 37m

  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 Airport to Belgrave St At John St

$174 - $372

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The cheapest way to get from Tweed Heads to Kempsey is to drive which costs $45 - $75 and takes 4h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Tweed Heads to Kempsey is to drive which costs $45 - $75 and takes 4h 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tweed Heads and arriving at Kempsey. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 15m.

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The distance between Tweed Heads and Kempsey is 329 km. The road distance is 396.2 km.

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The best way to get from Tweed Heads to Kempsey without a car is to bus and train which takes 7h 36m and costs $50 - $85.

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It takes approximately 7h 36m to get from Tweed Heads to Kempsey, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Gold Coast Airport to Port Macquarie Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tweed Heads to Kempsey is 396 km. It takes approximately 4h 32m to drive from Tweed Heads to Kempsey.

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  • Distance: 205.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 36m

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

Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Tweed Heads to Kempsey once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $90 and the journey takes 8h 15m.

Airlines
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
7h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Brisbane to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Casino Station to Kempsey Station
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$35 - $60
1st Class
$50 - $80
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 Airport to Belgrave St At John St
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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 Kempsey
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Nambucca Heads to Kempsey
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Coolangatta to Nambucca Heads
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early bird
$55 - $70
Advantage
$70 - $100
Premium
$75 - $140

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Qantas and Virgin Australia offer flights from Gold Coast Airport to Port Macquarie Airport.

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There are 149+ hotels available in Kempsey. Prices start at $94 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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