There are 7 ways to get from Coolangatta to Coffs Harbour 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.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Tweed Mall, Wharf St to Casino Station, Coach Bay 174 / ...
  2. Take the train from Casino Station to Urunga Station 32

$58 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus via Bilinga  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilinga to Lismore Transit Centre
  2. Take the bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Prince St At Fitzroy St 695
  3. Take the bus from Grafton Fire Station, Prince St to Park Av At Little St 372

$28 - $41

5 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 52 min

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

$40 - $58

Drive  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Coolangatta to Coffs Harbour 181.7 miles

$25 - $40

Fly Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour  •  5 h 57 min

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

$145 - $377

Bus to Lismore, fly to Grafton, bus  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Tweed Mall, Wharf St to Lismore Station, Coach Bay
  2. Fly from Lismore (LSY) to Grafton (GFN) LSY - GFN
  3. Take the bus from Pacific Hwy Before Hunter St to Park Av At Little St

$92 - $124

Train to Brisbane, fly to Coffs Harbour  •  5 h 57 min

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

$172 - $423

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Coolangatta to Coffs Harbour is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Coolangatta to Coffs Harbour is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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The distance between Coolangatta and Coffs Harbour is 240 km. The road distance is 290.8 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 55 min to get from Coolangatta to Coffs Harbour, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Coolangatta to Coffs Harbour. However, there are services departing from Griffith St at Coolangatta East and arriving at Park Av At Little St via Gold Coast Airport, Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St and Grafton Fire Station, Prince St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 52 min.

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There are 178+ hotels available in Coffs Harbour. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Coolangatta to Coffs Harbour.
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  • Distance: 150.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 55 min

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

You can take a bus from Coolangatta to Coffs Harbour via Gold Coast Airport, Lismore Transit Centre, Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St, Prince St At Fitzroy St, and Grafton Fire Station, Prince St in around 9 h 52 min. Alternatively, Virgin Australia, Qantas and two other airlines fly from Coolangatta to Coffs Harbour hourly.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Flights from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $470
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Lismore to Grafton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $400
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Brisbane to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Casino Station to Urunga Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$20 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Varsity Lakes, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$16 - $21
Standard
$18 - $24
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Tweed Mall, Wharf St to Casino Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Tweed Mall, Wharf St to Lismore Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Lismore Transit Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Northern Rivers Buslines
Website
buslinesgroup.com.au
Bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Prince St At Fitzroy St
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
buslinesgroup.com.au
Forest Coach Lines
Website
forestcoachlines.com.au
Bus from Grafton Fire Station, Prince St to Park Av At Little St
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
forestcoachlines.com.au
Bus from Pacific Hwy Before Hunter St to Park Av At Little St
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
forestcoachlines.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Bilinga to Lismore Transit Centre
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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