From Sheridan St near Grove St line 121 bus to Cairns airport, fly to Gold Coast airport, line 777 bus to Broadbeach South station, then tram to Gold Coast. 5hrs 06min $134. From Sheridan St near Grove St line 121 bus to Cairns airport, fly to Brisbane airport, train to Bowen Hills, platform 1, train to Nerang, stop A, then line 740 bus to Gold Coast. 6hrs 30min $141. 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 38min $373. From Cairns bus to Brisbane Roma Street then bus to Surfers Paradise. 31hrs 40min $293. From Cairns drive to Gold Coast. 23hrs 23min $307.