There are 6 ways to get from Gold Coast to Armidale by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Crisps Coaches  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane Roma Street Gx243 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Armidale

$91 - $103

Cheapest option

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Coffs Harbour
  2. Take the bus from Coffs Harbour to Armidale

$81 - $113

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6
  2. Take the train from Brisbane to Urunga Station 32
  3. Take the bus from Urunga to Armidale

$84 - $123

Drive  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Armidale 270.7 miles

$35 - $60

Fly Gold Coast to Armidale  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Armidale (ARM) OOL - ARM

$116 - $298

Train to Brisbane, fly to Tamworth, bus  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Tamworth (TMW) BNE - TMW
  3. Take the bus from Tamworth to Armidale

$205 - $378

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Armidale is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 5 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Armidale is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 5 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gold Coast to Armidale. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise and arriving at Armidale via Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 9 min.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Armidale is 327 km. The road distance is 433.2 km.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Armidale without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 9 min and costs $120 - $150.

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It takes approximately 9 h 9 min to get from Gold Coast to Armidale, including transfers.

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Gold Coast to Armidale bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Surfers Paradise station.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Armidale is to bus which takes 9 h 9 min and costs $120 - $150. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $150 - $410 and takes 5 h 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Gold Coast to Armidale.
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  • Distance: 204.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 9 min

What companies run services between Gold Coast, QLD, Australia and Armidale, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Gold Coast to Armidale via Brisbane Roma Street and Brisbane in around 9 h 9 min. Alternatively, Qantas, Jetstar and three other airlines fly from Gold Coast to Armidale hourly.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Armidale via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Armidale via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Gold Coast to Armidale via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $470
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Brisbane to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$15 - $19
Standard
$17 - $22
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Urunga Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$6 - $10
Flexifare
$13 - $19
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Armidale
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$84
Schedules at
crisps.com.au
Bus from Tamworth to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
crisps.com.au
New England Coaches
Website
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Coffs Harbour to Armidale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Urunga to Armidale
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Tamworth to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au

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