From St James Station Platform 2 train to Sydney airport, fly to Gold Coast airport, then line 777 bus to Gold Coast. 4hrs 17min $94. From St James Station Platform 2 train to Sydney airport, fly to Brisbane airport, train to Brisbane Domestic Airport, then bus to Gold Coast. 5hrs 50min $145. From Sydney Central train to Roma Street, platform 4, train to Nerang, stop A, then line 740 bus to Slatyer Ave at Ferry Road. 15hrs 31min. From Sydney Central Station bus to Surfers Paradise. 15hrs 46min $95. From Sydney bus to Surfers Paradise. 16hrs 05min $188. From Sydney drive to Gold Coast. 9hrs 52min $131.