There are 5 ways to get from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Casino Station, Coach Bay 164 / ...
  2. Take the train from Casino Station to Wauchope Station 32

$46 - $74

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Bus  •  16 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane 175
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Tamworth
  3. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Port Macquarie Coach Stop, Gordon St 372 / ...

$103 - $154

Drive  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie 296.2 miles

$40 - $65

Fly from Gold Coast  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) OOL - PQQ

$83 - $342

Train to Brisbane, fly  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) BNE - PQQ

$120 - $259

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The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 5 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie is to drive which takes 5 h 34 min and costs $55 - $85.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Port Macquarie is 385 km. The road distance is 474 km.

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It takes approximately 10 h 53 min to get from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd and arriving at Port Macquarie Coach Stop, Gordon St via Brisbane and Tamworth Station, Coach Stop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 52 min.

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

You can take a bus from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie via Brisbane, Tamworth, and Tamworth Station, Coach Stop in around 16 h 52 min. Alternatively, Qantas, Virgin Australia and two other airlines fly from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie hourly.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Casino Station to Wauchope Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
TRANSLink QLD
Website
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
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Casino Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.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
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Port Macquarie Coach Stop, Gordon St
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $29
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

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