From Sheridan St near Grove St line 121 bus to Cairns airport, fly to Gold Coast airport, then line 777 bus to Gold Coast. 5hrs 01min $143. From Sheridan St near Grove St line 121 bus to Cairns airport, fly to Brisbane airport, train to Brisbane Domestic Airport, then bus to Gold Coast. 6hrs 14min $175. From Cairns Central Station train to Roma Street, platform 4, train to Nerang, stop A, then line 740 bus to Slatyer Ave at Ferry Road. 26hrs 47min $337. From Cairns Bus to Brisbane then Bus to Surfers Paradise. 30hrs 57min. From Cairns bus to Brisbane Roma Street then bus to Southport. 30hrs 55min $386. From Cairns drive to Gold Coast. 23hrs 23min $298.