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

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Bus  •  6 h 40 min

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

$28 - $55

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Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise 196.1 miles

$28 - $45

Fly to Gold Coast  •  5 h 48 min

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

$147 - $382

Fly to Brisbane, train  •  4 h 34 min

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

$169 - $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 3 h 40 min.

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

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

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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 6 h 40 min and costs $35 - $75.

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The bus from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise takes 6 h 40 min including transfers and departs three 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 6 h 40 min and costs $35 - $75. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $200 - $550 and takes 5 h 48 min.

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There is no direct flight from Coffs Harbour Airport to Gold Coast Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min 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: 6 h 40 min

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 twice daily. Tickets cost $28 - $55 and the journey takes 6 h 40 min. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Qantas, Virgin Australia and two other airlines fly from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise hourly.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $470
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Gold Coast via Sydney, Canberra
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Gold Coast via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Gold Coast via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$170 - $260
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$26 - $110
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
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
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$28 - $45
Flexifare
$35 - $55
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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