There are 4 ways to get from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise by bus, train, tram, 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Pm41

$11 - $16

Cheapest option

Train, tram  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Bdvl / ...
  2. Glks

$10 - $13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. 49.5 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  54 min

  1. 49.5 miles

$7 - $11

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

Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 1 h 15 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
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
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$140 - $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

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including South Korea: Travelling from Seoul to Busan , Getting to Rome from the airport and French strikes 2018: What are my alternative transport options? - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 54 min.

The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise is to taxi which takes 54 min and costs $190 - $230.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brisbane and arriving at Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

The bus from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd takes 1 h 15 min including transfers and departs once daily.