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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 Roma Street to Surfers Paradise Gx426 / ...

$13 - $39

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Train  •  4 h 43 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 / ...

$19 - $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 $21 - $35 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 $21 - $35 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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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 via Brisbane Roma Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 35 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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The best way to get from Caloundra to Surfers Paradise without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 35 min and costs $19 - $55.

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

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Caloundra to Surfers Paradise bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Caloundra station.

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The best way to get from Caloundra to Surfers Paradise is to bus which takes 3 h 35 min and costs $19 - $55. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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Caloundra to Surfers Paradise bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Surfers Paradise station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Caloundra to Surfers Paradise is 168 km. It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to drive from Caloundra to Surfers Paradise.

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Map of how to get from Caloundra to Surfers Paradise.
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  • Distance: 85.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

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 and Brisbane Roma Street 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 43 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

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.

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Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Caloundra to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$7 - $11
Flexifare
$14 - $20
Bus from Brisbane Roma Street to Surfers Paradise
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$6 - $9
Flexifare
$13 - $19
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
$10 - $14
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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