There are 4 ways to get from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise by bus, train, taxi or car

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

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $21 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily. Alternatively, TRANSLink QLD operates a train from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $10 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
Avg. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma Street to Surfers Paradise
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $21
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$7 - $10
Flexifare
$14 - $21
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Other operators
Taxi
Avg. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Yellow Cab Co
Phone
+61 13 19 24
Website
yellowcab.com.au
Black & White Cabs
Phone
+61 13 32 22
Website
blackandwhitecabs.com.au

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise?

The distance between Brisbane and Surfers Paradise is 71 km. The road distance is 79 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise?

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise is to drive which costs $11 and takes 54 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise?

The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise is to taxi which takes 54 min and costs $230.

Is there a direct bus between Brisbane and Surfers Paradise?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brisbane Roma Street and arriving at Surfers Paradise. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise?

The bus from Brisbane Roma Street to Surfers Paradise takes 1 h 15 min including transfers and departs every four hours.