There are 7 ways to get from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise by train, night bus, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train, night bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Urunga Station, Platfrom 1 to Casino Station 31 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd 163

$62 - $90

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Park Av At Little St to Prince St Near Pound St 372
  2. Take the bus from Prince St At Fitzroy St to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St 695
  3. Take the bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd 173

$30 - $49

5 alternative options

Bus via Gold Coast Airport  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Park Av At Little St to Prince St Near Pound St 372
  2. Take the bus from Prince St At Fitzroy St to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St 695
  3. Take the bus from Lismore Transit Centre to Gold Coast Airport

$55 - $75

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise 196.1 miles

$28 - $45

Fly Coffs Harbour to Gold Coast  •  5 h 23 min

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

$149 - $383

Fly Coffs Harbour 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

$171 - $421

Bus to Armidale, fly to Brisbane, train  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Coffs Harbour to University of New England
  2. Fly from Armidale (ARM) to Brisbane (BNE) ARM - BNE
  3. Take the train from International Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1

$235 - $334

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

You can take a bus from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise via Prince St Near Pound St, Prince St At Fitzroy St, and Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St in around 8 h 35 min. Alternatively, Virgin Australia, Qantas and two other airlines fly from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise hourly.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 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
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $470
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$26 - $110
Flights from Armidale to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$25 - $100
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 Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Urunga Station, Platfrom 1 to Casino Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$21 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $45
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 - $23
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$15 - $20
Standard
$18 - $23
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Night bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Ryans Bus Service
Website
ryansbusservice.com.au
Bus from Park Av At Little St to Prince St Near Pound St
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
ryansbusservice.com.au
Northern Rivers Buslines
Website
buslinesgroup.com.au
Bus from Prince St At Fitzroy St to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
buslinesgroup.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Lismore Transit Centre to Gold Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Coffs Harbour and Surfers Paradise is 257 km. The road distance is 314 km.

The cheapest way to get from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise is to drive which takes 3 h 40 min and costs $35 - $55.

No, there is no direct bus from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise. However, there are services departing from Park Av At Little St and arriving at Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd via Prince St At Fitzroy St and Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 30 min to get from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise, including transfers.