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There are 5 ways to get from Brisbane to Coolum Beach by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Central, platform 6 to Nambour, platform 1 Ipna / ...

$54 - $66

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Bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Coolum Beach Gx505

$10 - $25

3 alternative options

Train, line 610 bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Central, platform 6 to Nambour, platform 1 Ipna / ...
  2. Take the line 610 bus from Nambour station to Maroochydore station, platform 1 610 / ...

$17 - $23

Train, line 615 bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Central, platform 6 to Landsborough, platform 1 Ipna / ...
  2. Take the line 615 bus from Landsborough station to Maroochydore station, platform 2 615

$15 - $22

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Coolum Beach 70.9 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Coolum Beach is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Coolum Beach is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brisbane and arriving at Coolum Beach. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Coolum Beach is 104 km. The road distance is 113.4 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Coolum Beach without a car is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs $75 - $95.

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It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Brisbane to Coolum Beach, including transfers.

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Brisbane to Coolum Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Brisbane station.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Coolum Beach is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs $75 - $95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $14 - $35 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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Brisbane to Coolum Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Coolum Beach station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Coolum Beach is 113 km. It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to drive from Brisbane to Coolum Beach.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Coolum Beach.
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  • Distance: 65.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Coolum Beach, QLD, Australia?

TRANSLink QLD operates a train from Brisbane to Coolum Beach hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 49 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Brisbane to Coolum Beach once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $25 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 6 to Nambour, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 6 to Landsborough, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
translink.com.au
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.

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Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Coolum Beach
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $25
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$10 - $15
Flexifare
$17 - $25
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Nambour station to Maroochydore station, platform 1
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus from Landsborough station to Maroochydore station, platform 2
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au

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