Port Macquarie to Brisbane Bus

Port Macquarie to Brisbane

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Port Macquarie to Brisbane Bus

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Queensland’s cosmopolitan capital city awaits when you travel from Port Macquarie to Brisbane aboard a luxurious Greyhound bus!

With 17 gorgeous beaches, a lush rainforest and a wonderful array of wildlife, Port Macquarie is the sort of place you never want to leave. But when Brisbane is calling, there’s no better way to get there than a Greyhound.

On the bus from Port Macquarie to Brisbane, you’ll stop at a string of coastal destinations you’ll want to get out and explore, including Coffs Harbour, with its gorgeous beaches, peaceful rainforest and the world-famous Big Banana; Ballina, known for its sparkling beaches and lush green hills; and Byron Bay, the beautiful and bohemian beach community where you can spot dolphins and whales from Cape Byron Lighthouse, the most easterly point in Australia.

As you cross the border into Queensland, you’ll reach the southern end of the Gold Coast. This brilliant 70km (43mi) stretch of sun, surf and sand begins at Coolangatta, known for its clear waters and superior surf breaks, and continues through to Surfers Paradise Beach, perhaps the most iconic beach in Queensland. A little further inland, you’ll find the Gold Coast’s famous theme parks, where you can get your adrenaline pumping with thrills, spills and animal encounters!

With so much to see and do on the way from Port Macquarie to Brisbane, this trip is perfect for our popular Whimit Pass. With this Pass, you can get off the bus and explore any stop that piques your interest, before getting back on another Greyhound bus headed in any direction, on any route, within the time limit you choose. Of course, if you need to get to Brisbane directly, we’ve got you covered with multiple services every day.

When you arrive in Brisbane, you’ll find a vibrant riverside city with a relaxed atmosphere. You’ll love strolling through the majestic City Botanic Gardens and Roma Street Parkland; treating yourself to boutique shopping and world-class dining in the CBD; and attending one of the city’s major sporting and cultural events.

Make sure you leave yourself time to laze by the sandy lagoons of Australia’s only man-made, inner-city beach at South Bank Parklands; cruise the Brisbane River on a CityCat or vintage paddle steamer; and take in international exhibitions at the Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art!

Whether you choose to travel during the day or on our overnight service, you’ll enjoy all the luxurious features that come standard on a modern Greyhound coach. The 10-hour bus trip from Port Macquarie to Brisbane will pass all too quickly as you relax and unwind in your reclining leather seat; take in the sights through panoramic windows; and take advantage of our free WiFi connectivity and in-seat USB chargers.

Got a preference for a window or an aisle seat? You can now reserve your favourite spot on the bus when you book your ticket from Port Macquarie to Brisbane! You can also follow your journey’s progress with our real-time coach tracker, and unlock even more benefits and offers when you hop on board our Greyhound Rewards program!

You can’t beat a Greyhound for comfort, convenience and affordability. Book your ticket from Port Macquarie to Brisbane today!


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Port Macquarie
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Nambucca Heads
Coffs Harbour
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Arrawarra (Spot X)
Maclean Township
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Where do buses depart from in Port Macquarie and Brisbane?

In Port Macquarie, buses to Brisbane depart from the terminal on Gordon Street, next to the Irish Pub. In Brisbane, buses to Port Macquarie depart from Parkland Crescent, which is accessible via Parkland Boulevard and adjacent to platform 10 of Roma Street Train Station.

What amenities can I expect on the bus?

All our buses between Port Macquarie to Brisbane come with free WiFi, USB chargers, air-conditioning, reclining seats, and a restroom.

How long does it take to get from Port Macquarie to Brisbane?

The bus trip from Port Macquarie to Brisbane takes approximately 9h 50m. For the most up-to-date timetable please visit the Timetables page.

How much is a bus ticket from Port Macquarie to Brisbane?

All our bus fares come in three tiers – Early Bird, Advantage and Premium – with prices varying based on how far in advance you are making a booking. You can find the most up-to-date price for your trip by searching available trips online or by calling our customer service team on 1300 473 946. For more information on different types of available fares visit our Compare Fares page.

Where can I buy a ticket?

The easiest and cheapest way to buy a bus ticket for your Port Macquarie to Brisbane trip is to book directly on our website. Your ticket is then saved in your My Greyhound account where you can manage your booking, and simply show an electronic copy of your ticket on your phone to the bus driver when you board.

You can also book your trips on the phone by contacting our friendly customer service on 1300 473 946, at our ticket outlets/travel agencies, or directly with the bus driver*.

*Please note that all bookings made through our call centre, travel centres and tickets purchased directly from drivers will incur a booking fee of $5.

**For more information see our FAQ page.