How to travel from Albany to Forster, Australia

The distance between Albany and Forster is around 4,011km (2,492 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take the bus which takes around 9hrs.

8 routes found

We've found 8 different ways to get from Albany to Forster by plane, bus, train and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Fly to Port Macquarie (PQQ), Bus

Fly from Albany (ALH) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) then take the bus to Forster Coach Stop Little St.

  • Duration9hrs
  • Flight time6h 25m
  • Typical cost
    A$1,010($680)
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Bus and Train

Take the bus to Armadale Stn Transwa Armadale then take the train to Sydney Central Station and then to Newcastle Interchange then take the bus to Forster Coach Stop Little St.

  • Duration3 days 15h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    A$900($605)
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Drive

Drive to Forster.

  • Duration1 day 18h
  • Distance4,011km (2,492 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Albany and Forster

There are several options for getting from Albany to Forster by plane, bus, train and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus, then fly and then take the train which costs around A$685 ($460) and will take around 16h 40m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take the bus and arrive in approximately 9hrs, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$1,010 ($680).

The distance between Albany and Forster is around 4,011km (2,492 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 3,207km (1,993 miles)

It takes around 10h 15m to get from Albany and Forster by plane and bus. If you are travelling by car it will take around 1 day 18h to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Albany to Forster is to fly and then take the bus which takes around 9hrs and will set you back approx A$1,010 ($680).

The cheapest way to travel between Albany and Forster, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus, then fly and then take the train which will typically cost around A$685 ($460) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Albany and Forster. We recommend that you fly from Albany (ALH) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) then take the bus to Forster Coach Stop Little St. instead which will take 9hrs.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Albany and Forster. We recommend that you fly from Albany (ALH) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) then take the bus to Forster Coach Stop Little St. instead which will take 9hrs.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Albany to Forster. We recommend that you fly from Albany (ALH) to Newcastle (NTL) then take the bus to Forster Coach Stop Little St. instead which will take 10h 15m.

The closest major airport to Forster is Port Macquarie Airport (PQQ) (PQQ) which is approximately 90km (56 miles) from Forster. Newcastle Airport (NTL) (NTL) and Sydney Airport (SYD) (SYD) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

Yes it is possible to drive from Albany and Forster. The distance is around 4,011km (2,492 miles) by road and it will take around 1 day 18h in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Albany to Forster is to fly and then take the bus which takes, on average, 10h 15m and will usually cost around A$1,110 ($745).

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Compare travel optionsbetween Albany and Forster

Transport options from Albany to Forster
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly to Port Macquarie (PQQ), Bus + 5 similar
9hrs
A$1,010($680)
twice a week4,118km (2,559 miles)
Plane and Bus10h 15m
A$1,110($745)
5 times a day4,134km (2,569 miles)
Plane and Train11h 50m
A$750($505)
5 times a day4,085km (2,538 miles)
Fly to Tamworth (TMW), bus12h 20m
A$845($570)
twice a week4,353km (2,705 miles)
Bus and Plane15h 10m
A$900($605)
once daily4,177km (2,595 miles)
Bus, Plane and Train16h 40m
A$685($460)
once daily4,128km (2,565 miles)
Bus and Train
3 days 15h
A$900($605)
once a week4,720km (2,933 miles)
Drive
1 day 18h
A$755($510)
on demand4,011km (2,492 miles)

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Airports near Forster

The following major airports near Forster offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.

PQQ
Port Macquarie Airport (PQQ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
90km (56 miles) from Forster
NTL
Newcastle Airport (NTL)
Domestic Airport
Distance
94km (58 miles) from Forster
SYD
Sydney Airport (SYD)
International Airport
Distance
231km (144 miles) from Forster