There are 7 ways to get from Airlie Beach to Surfers Paradise by plane, train, tram, bus or car

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

Fly Proserpine to Brisbane, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Proserpine (PPP) to Brisbane (BNE) PPP - BNE
  2. Take the train from International Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1

$102 - $254

Cheapest option

Train to Mackay, fly to Brisbane, train  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Proserpine to Mackay
  2. Fly from Mackay (MKY) to Brisbane (BNE) MKY - BNE
  3. Take the train from International Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1

$99 - $298

5 alternative options

Fly Hamilton Island to Brisbane, train, tram  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Hamilton Island (HTI) to Brisbane (BNE) HTI - BNE
  2. Take the train from International Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1
  3. Take the tram from Helensvale, platform 5 to Cavill Avenue

$153 - $456

Fly Proserpine to Gold Coast  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Proserpine (PPP) to Gold Coast (OOL) PPP - OOL

$235 - $366

Train  •  18 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Proserpine to Brisbane Roma Street Spirit of Queensland
  2. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Helensvale, platform 1 Bdvl / ...

$121 - $225

Bus, train  •  20 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Airlie Beach to Brisbane Gx410 / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Helensvale, platform 1 Bdvl / ...

$115 - $233

Drive  •  15 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Airlie Beach to Surfers Paradise 736.3 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Airlie Beach to Surfers Paradise is to drive which costs $140 - $210 and takes 15 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Airlie Beach to Surfers Paradise is to fly and train which takes 5 h 51 min and costs $130 - $350.

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The distance between Airlie Beach and Surfers Paradise is 984 km. The road distance is 1178 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Airlie Beach to Surfers Paradise, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Airlie Beach, QLD, Australia and Surfers Paradise, QLD, Australia?

Tigerair Australia, Jetstar and two other airlines fly from Airlie Beach to Surfers Paradise every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Airlie Beach to Surfers Paradise via Proserpine, Proserpine, Brisbane Roma Street, Roma Street, platform 4, Helensvale, platform 1, and Helensvale, platform 5 in around 18 h 29 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Proserpine to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Hamilton Island to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Proserpine to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $370
Flights from Proserpine to Gold Coast via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $370
Flights from Mackay to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Mackay to Brisbane via Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Mackay to Brisbane via Townsville
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Proserpine to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Hamilton Island to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Proserpine to Gold Coast via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Proserpine to Gold Coast via Brisbane, Canberra
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Flights from Proserpine to Gold Coast via Brisbane, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Mackay to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Proserpine to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Proserpine to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $370
Flights from Proserpine to Gold Coast via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $370
Flights from Proserpine to Gold Coast via Brisbane, Newcastle
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $370
Flights from Proserpine to Gold Coast via Brisbane, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $370
Flights from Proserpine to Gold Coast via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $370
Flights from Proserpine to Gold Coast via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $370
Flights from Mackay to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Proserpine to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $320
Flights from Proserpine to Gold Coast via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $320
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from International Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$15 - $19
Standard
$17 - $23
Tram from Helensvale, platform 5 to Cavill Avenue
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Proserpine to Mackay
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Proserpine to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
14 h 39 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
A-Choice
$211
B-Quick
$116
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Airlie Beach to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
18 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$100 - $150
Flexifare
$120 - $180

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