Forbes travel guide

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You're Going to Love Forbes

With a population of 4.838, Forbes is a must-see destination in New South Wales, Australia. We recommend you stay at least 7 days in order to fully appreciate everything Forbes has to offer.

When to visit Forbes

Forbes in August
Estimated hotel price
$107
1 night at 3-star hotel
Forbes in August
Estimated hotel price
$107
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Forbes in January, when the average temperature is 25 °C, and the highest can go up to 33 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is July, when it can get as cold as 3 °C, with an average temperature of 8 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in January, when precipitation is around 50 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Forbes, with an average rainfall of 40 mm.

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How to Get to Forbes

Plane

Although Forbes doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Parkes (PKE), which is located 35 km from Forbes. Dubbo is the most popular, with regular flights from Rex, Link Airways, Virgin Australia and other airlines departing from Australia.

Car

Another option to get to Forbes is to pick up a car hire from Sydney, which is about 301 km from Forbes. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and AeroDrive, among others, in Sydney.

Plane

Although Forbes doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Parkes (PKE), which is located 35 km from Forbes. Dubbo is the most popular, with regular flights from Rex, Link Airways, Virgin Australia and other airlines departing from Australia.

Car

Another option to get to Forbes is to pick up a car hire from Sydney, which is about 301 km from Forbes. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and AeroDrive, among others, in Sydney.

Airports near Forbes

Airlines serving Forbes

Emirates
Excellent (2,080 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (491 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Good (280 reviews)
Virgin Australia
Good (258 reviews)
Rex
Excellent (19 reviews)
Air Link
Excellent (9 reviews)

Where to stay in popular areas of Forbes

Most booked hotels in Forbes

Lake Forbes Motel
3 stars
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
$111+

Hiring a car in Forbes

Expect to pay $1.77 per litre in Forbes (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $21.24 and $28.32.

Expect to pay $1.77 per litre in Forbes (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $21.24 and $28.32.