There are 6 ways to get from Coffs Harbour to Caloundra by bus, train, 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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Bus, train via Central, platform 3  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Coffs Harbour to Grafton
  2. Take the train from Grafton Station to Brisbane 31
  3. Take the train from Central, platform 6 to Landsborough, platform 1

$46 - $78

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Park Av At Little St to South Grafton Shopping Centre, Bent St 372
  2. Take the train from Grafton Station to Brisbane 31
  3. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 9 to Landsborough, platform 1

$45 - $76

4 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Coffs Harbour to Byron Bay
  2. Take the bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Brisbane Domestic Airport
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane Domestic Airport to Mooloolaba

$47 - $114

Drive  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Coffs Harbour to Caloundra 299.7 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Maroochydore  •  7 h 25 min

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

$109 - $364

Fly to Brisbane, train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Coffs Harbour (CFS) to Brisbane (BNE) CFS - BNE
  2. Take the train from Eagle Junction, platform 4 to Landsborough, platform 1

$171 - $422

Questions & Answers

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

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

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The distance between Coffs Harbour and Caloundra is 388 km. The road distance is 479.5 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 36 min to get from Coffs Harbour to Caloundra, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Coffs Harbour to Caloundra station. However, there are services departing from Coffs Harbour and arriving at Caloundra station via Byron Bay Visitor Centre, Brisbane Domestic Airport and Brisbane Rd at Mooloolaba Bowls Club. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 13 min.

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There are 383+ hotels available in Caloundra. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Coffs Harbour to Caloundra.
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  • Distance: 242.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 36 min

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

You can take a bus from Coffs Harbour to Caloundra via Byron Bay, Byron Bay Visitor Centre, Brisbane Domestic Airport, Mooloolaba, and Brisbane Rd at Mooloolaba Bowls Club in around 10 h 13 min. Alternatively, Virgin Australia, Qantas and two other airlines fly from Coffs Harbour to Caloundra every 3 hours.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Maroochydore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Maroochydore via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $350
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Maroochydore via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $350
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Maroochydore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Maroochydore via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $350
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Maroochydore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$26 - $110
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Grafton Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 6 to Landsborough, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
translink.com.au
Train from Roma Street, platform 9 to Landsborough, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
translink.com.au
Train from Eagle Junction, platform 4 to Landsborough, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 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 Brisbane Roma Street to Landsborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Coffs Harbour to Grafton
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$6 - $10
Flexifare
$13 - $19
Bus from Coffs Harbour to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$20 - $29
Flexifare
$29 - $45
Bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Brisbane Domestic Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$15 - $22
Flexifare
$23 - $35
Bus from Brisbane Domestic Airport to Mooloolaba
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $22
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$8 - $12
Flexifare
$15 - $22
Forest Coach Lines
Website
forestcoachlines.com.au
Bus from Park Av At Little St to South Grafton Shopping Centre, Bent St
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
forestcoachlines.com.au
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Brisbane Domestic Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au

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