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There are 4 ways to get from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise by bus, car, plane or train

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Bus  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise Gx243 / ...

$27 - $55

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Drive  •  3h 40m

  1. Drive from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise 196.1 miles

$28 - $45

Fly to Gold Coast  •  5h 43m

  1. Fly from Coffs Harbour (CFS) to Gold Coast (OOL) CFS - OOL

$147 - $382

Fly to Brisbane, train  •  4h 39m

  1. Fly from Coffs Harbour (CFS) to Brisbane (BNE) CFS - BNE
  2. Take the train from International Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1

$168 - $419

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The cheapest way to get from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 3h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 3h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Coffs Harbour and arriving at Surfers Paradise. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 40m.

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The distance between Coffs Harbour and Surfers Paradise is 257 km. The road distance is 313.8 km.

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The best way to get from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise without a car is to bus which takes 6h 40m and costs $35 - $75.

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The bus from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise takes 6h 40m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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

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The best way to get from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise is to bus which takes 6h 40m and costs $35 - $75. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $200 - $550 and takes 5h 43m.

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There is no direct flight from Coffs Harbour Airport to Gold Coast Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise.
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  • Distance: 160.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 40m

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

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise 5 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $55 and the journey takes 6h 40m. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Virgin Australia, Qantas and two other airlines fly from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise hourly.

Airlines
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Gold Coast via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Gold Coast via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Gold Coast via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $470
Fly Corporate
Website
flycorporate.com.au
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$26 - $110
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from International Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$14 - $19
Standard
$16 - $22
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.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $55
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$27 - $40
Flexifare
$35 - $55
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Premier Motor Service

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Surfers Paradise is 1h behind Coffs Harbour. It is currently 1:01 PM in Coffs Harbour and 12:01 PM in Surfers Paradise.

Yes, the driving distance between Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise is 314 km. It takes approximately 3h 40m to drive from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise.

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Qantas, Virgin Australia and Tigerair Australia offer flights from Coffs Harbour Airport to Gold Coast Airport.

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There are 1071+ hotels available in Surfers Paradise. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Coffs Harbour to Coffs Harbour Airport is to line 364 bus which takes 5m and costs $3 - $5.

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