There are 4 ways to get from Brisbane to Southport by bus, train, taxi 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.

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Bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Southport Pm41

$10 - $14

Cheapest option

Train  •  1 h 30 min

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

$9 - $12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brisbane to Southport 45.4 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Southport 45.4 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Southport is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Southport is to taxi which costs $170 - $210 and takes 48 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Southport is 66 km. The road distance is 72.6 km.

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The bus from Brisbane to Southport takes 1 h 5 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brisbane and arriving at Southport. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Southport without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 5 min and costs $14 - $20.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Southport.
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  • Distance: 41.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 5 min

What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Southport, QLD, Australia?

Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Brisbane to Southport twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min. Alternatively, TRANSLink QLD operates a train from Brisbane to Southport every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 8 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
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
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Southport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Brisbane to Southport
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
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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