There are 5 ways to get from Caloundra to Coffs Harbour by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train, bus  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Landsborough, platform 1 to Roma Street, platform 8
  2. Take the train from Brisbane to Grafton Station 32
  3. Take the bus from Grafton City South to Coffs Harbour

$49 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Caloundra to Brisbane
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Lismore Transit Centre 176
  3. Take the bus from Lismore to Coffs Harbour

$49 - $110

3 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Caloundra to Coffs Harbour 299.4 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Maroochydore to Coffs Harbour  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Maroochydore (MCY) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) MCY - CFS

$104 - $335

Train to Brisbane, fly to Port Macquarie, bus  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Landsborough, platform 1 to Eagle Junction, platform 3
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) BNE - PQQ
  3. Take the bus from Port Macquarie to Coffs Harbour

$134 - $291

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The cheapest way to get from Caloundra to Coffs Harbour is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 5 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Caloundra to Coffs Harbour is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 5 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Caloundra to Coffs Harbour. However, there are services departing from Caloundra and arriving at Coffs Harbour via Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop and Lismore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 20 min.

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The distance between Caloundra and Coffs Harbour is 388 km. The road distance is 479 km.

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The best way to get from Caloundra to Coffs Harbour without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 19 min and costs $65 - $120.

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It takes approximately 9 h 19 min to get from Caloundra to Coffs Harbour, including transfers.

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Caloundra to Coffs Harbour bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Caloundra station.

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The best way to get from Caloundra to Coffs Harbour is to bus which takes 10 h 20 min and costs $65 - $160. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $140 - $460 and takes 8 h 9 min.

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There is no direct flight from Maroochydore Airport to Coffs Harbour Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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Caloundra to Coffs Harbour bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Coffs Harbour station.

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Map of how to get from Caloundra to Coffs Harbour.
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  • Distance: 242.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 19 min

What companies run services between Caloundra, QLD, Australia and Coffs Harbour, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Caloundra to Coffs Harbour via Brisbane, Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop, Lismore Transit Centre, and Lismore in around 10 h 20 min. Alternatively, Virgin Australia, Qantas and two other airlines fly from Caloundra to Coffs Harbour every 4 hours.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Maroochydore to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Brisbane to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Maroochydore to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Maroochydore to Coffs Harbour via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $320
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Landsborough, platform 1 to Roma Street, platform 8
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
translink.com.au
Train from Landsborough, platform 1 to Eagle Junction, platform 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
translink.com.au
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Landsborough to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Grafton Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Grafton City South to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Lismore to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Port Macquarie to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
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.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Caloundra to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $21
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$7 - $11
Flexifare
$15 - $21
Bus from Port Macquarie to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$13 - $19
Flexifare
$21 - $30
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Lismore Transit Centre
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Brisbane to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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