There are 5 ways to get from Brisbane to Mermaid Beach by train, tram, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Central, platform 1 to Nerang, platform 1 Bdvl / ...

$10 - $14

Cheapest option

Train, tram  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Central, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1 Bdvl / ...
  2. Take the tram from Helensvale, platform 5 to Broadbeach South Glks

$10 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport Southbound - Brisbane Int. to Byron / ...

$30 - $39

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brisbane to Mermaid Beach 52.7 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Mermaid Beach 52.7 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Mermaid Beach is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Mermaid Beach is to taxi which costs $200 - $250 and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Mermaid Beach. However, there are services departing from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop and arriving at Crescent Avenue via Gold Coast Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 4 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Mermaid Beach is 76 km. The road distance is 84.3 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Mermaid Beach without a car is to train which takes 1 h 52 min and costs $13 - $20.

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Brisbane to Mermaid Beach, including transfers.

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Brisbane to Mermaid Beach bus services, operated by Byron Easybus, depart from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop station.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Mermaid Beach is to train which takes 1 h 52 min and costs $13 - $20. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $55 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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Brisbane to Mermaid Beach bus services, operated by Byron Easybus, arrive at Gold Coast Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Mermaid Beach is 84 km. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Brisbane to Mermaid Beach.

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  • Distance: 47.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 min

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

TRANSLink QLD operates a train from Brisbane to Mermaid Beach every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 13 min. Alternatively, Byron Easybus operates a bus from Brisbane to Mermaid Beach hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 1 to Nerang, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Tram from Helensvale, platform 5 to Broadbeach South
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Brisbane to Mermaid Beach
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Black & White Cabs
Phone
+61 13 32 22
Website
blackandwhitecabs.com.au
Yellow Cab Co
Phone
+61 13 19 24
Website
yellowcab.com.au

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