There are 5 ways to get from Brisbane to Coffs Harbour by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Coffs Harbour  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) BNE - CFS

$162 - $409

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Lismore Transit Centre 176
  2. Take the bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Prince St At Fitzroy St 695
  3. Take the bus from Grafton Fire Station, Prince St to Park Av At Little St 372

$27 - $66

3 alternative options

Fly to Armidale, bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Armidale (ARM) BNE - ARM
  2. Take the bus from University of New England to Coffs Harbour

$222 - $320

Train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Urunga Station 32

$65 - $91

Drive  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Coffs Harbour 244 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Coffs Harbour is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 4 h 24 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Coffs Harbour is to fly which costs $220 - $600 and takes 3 h 35 min.

More details

The distance between Brisbane and Coffs Harbour is 315 km. The road distance is 390.5 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Brisbane to Coffs Harbour, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Coffs Harbour. However, there are services departing from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop and arriving at Park Av At Little St via Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St and Grafton Fire Station, Prince St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

More details

What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Coffs Harbour, NSW, Australia?

VivaColombia flies from Brisbane to Coffs Harbour 6 times a week. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Brisbane to Coffs Harbour once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 5 h 36 min.

Airlines
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Brisbane to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Flights from Brisbane to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Urunga Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $60
1st Class
$50 - $80
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Lismore Transit Centre
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Brisbane to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Northern Rivers Buslines
Website
buslinesgroup.com.au
Bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Prince St At Fitzroy St
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
buslinesgroup.com.au
Forest Coach Lines
Website
forestcoachlines.com.au
Bus from Grafton Fire Station, Prince St to Park Av At Little St
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
forestcoachlines.com.au

Want to know more about travelling around Australia

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.