Getting Here

Tenterfield is an easy drive from Brisbane and the Gold Coast, and if you are looking for something different, there are plenty of alternate scenic routes you can take. For more information visit the Villages & Daytrips Page.

Distances to Tenterfield

Brisbane 270 km 3 hours
Gold Coast 280 km 3 hours 30 mins
Byron Bay 200 km 2 hours 40 mins
Lismore 160 km 2 hours
Toowoomba 200km 2 hours 20 mins
Stanthorpe 60 km 45 mins
Glen Innes 90 km 1 hour
Armidale 190 km 2 hours
Tamworth 300 km 3 hours 10 mins 
Inverell 160 km 1 hour 45 mins
Sydney 660km 7 hours 30 mins


Nearby Airports include Ballina Byron, Armidale, Brisbane and the Gold Coast (Coolangatta). From any of these airports you can hire a car (recommended) or catch public transport from Brisbane and Armidale.


A number of companies provide coach services to Tenterfield from Brisbane, Sydney, Armidale, Tamworth, Casino and Lismore.

NSW Train Link 13 22 32
New England Coaches 02 6732 1051
Crisps Coaches 07 4661 8333
Northern Rivers Buslines 02 6626 1499

Cruising along Autumn Avenue, Tenterfield; Photography by Peter Reid

Break of Gauge Railway at Wallangarra Station; Photo supplied by Tourism & Events QLD

Walking on top of Bald Rock; Photography by Paul Foley

Tenterfield Railway Station Museum

Historic Car in Tenterfield