There are 3 ways to get from Caloundra to Surfers Paradise by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Caloundra to Brisbane Gx513
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd Pm41

$19 - $37

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Train  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Landsborough, platform 1 to Central, platform 5 Naip / ...
  2. Take the train from Central, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1 Bdvl / ...

$20 - $28

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Caloundra to Surfers Paradise 104.8 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Caloundra to Surfers Paradise is to drive which costs $20 - $29 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Caloundra to Surfers Paradise is to drive which costs $20 - $29 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The distance between Caloundra and Surfers Paradise is 137 km. The road distance is 167.7 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Caloundra to Surfers Paradise, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Caloundra to Surfers Paradise. However, there are services departing from Caloundra and arriving at Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd via Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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

You can take a bus from Caloundra to Surfers Paradise via Brisbane in around 3 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Caloundra to Surfers Paradise via Landsborough station, Landsborough, platform 1, Central, platform 5, Central, platform 1, Helensvale, platform 1, and Helensvale, platform 5 in around 4 h 44 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Landsborough, platform 1 to Central, platform 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
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
Greyhound Australia
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
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

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