There are 6 ways to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Gold Coast by plane, train, bus 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

Fly to Gold Coast  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Gold Coast (OOL) CBR - OOL

$125 - $280

Cheapest option

Bus  •  21 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Surfers Paradise Gx243 / ...

$97 - $174

4 alternative options

Fly to Brisbane, train  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Brisbane (BNE) CBR - BNE
  2. Take the train from International Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1

$156 - $350

Bus, train  •  22 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  3. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Helensvale, platform 1

$120 - $197

Train  •  22 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Canberra Station to Central Station 634 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  3. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Helensvale, platform 1

$128 - $196

Drive  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Gold Coast 692.7 miles

$95 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Gold Coast is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 12 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Gold Coast is to fly which costs $170 - $390 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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The distance between Canberra Airport (CBR) and Gold Coast is 906 km. The road distance is 1108.4 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Gold Coast, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Gold Coast. However, there are services departing from Canberra Airport and arriving at Surfers Paradise via Canberra and Sydney. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 29 min.

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The nearest airport to Gold Coast is Gold Coast (OOL) Airport which is 20.1 km away. Other nearby airports include Brisbane (BNE) (73.9 km), Ballina (BNK) (94 km), Toowoomba (WTB) (157.4 km) and Maroochydore (MCY) (158.7 km).

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Map of how to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Gold Coast.
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  • Distance: 566.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 6 min

What companies run services between Canberra Airport (CBR), Australia and Gold Coast, QLD, Australia?

Virgin Australia, Qantas and Jetstar fly from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Gold Coast hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Gold Coast via London Cct Legislative Assembly, Canberra, and Sydney in around 21 h 29 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Canberra to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Canberra to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Canberra to Brisbane via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Canberra to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Canberra to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Canberra to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Canberra to Brisbane via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Canberra to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from International Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$15 - $19
Standard
$17 - $22
Train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $140
1st Class
$120 - $190
Train from Canberra Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Surfers Paradise
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130

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