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

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Map of how to get from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie.
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  • Distance: 240.5 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 30 min

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

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $85 and the journey takes 10 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie via Helensvale, platform 2, Brisbane, and Wauchope RSL, Young St in around 12 h 11 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie via Sydney
Avg. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie via Melbourne, Sydney
Avg. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie via Sydney
Avg. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie via Sydney, Brisbane
Avg. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Port Macquarie
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 7
Avg. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
Avg. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$16 - $21
Standard
$18 - $24
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Wauchope Station
Avg. Duration
7 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$50 - $80
1st Class
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Port Macquarie
Avg. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$45 - $70
Flexifare
$60 - $85

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie?

The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie is to drive which costs $65 and takes 5 h 34 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie?

The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie is to drive which takes 5 h 34 min and costs $65.

Is there a direct bus between Gold Coast and Port Macquarie?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Surfers Paradise and arriving at Port Macquarie. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie?

The bus from Surfers Paradise to Port Macquarie takes 10 h 30 min including transfers and departs once daily.