There are 4 ways to get from Coolangatta to Macksville by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  6 h 53 min

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

$35 - $51

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Coolangatta to Macksville 218 miles

$30 - $45

Bus to Lismore, fly to Grafton, train  •  7 h 40 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 train from Grafton Station to Macksville Station

$103 - $139

Fly Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour, bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) OOL - CFS
  2. Take the bus from Toormina Shopping Centre to Pacific Hwy

$150 - $387

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The cheapest way to get from Coolangatta to Macksville is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Coolangatta to Macksville is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The distance between Coolangatta and Macksville is 289 km. The road distance is 348.8 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to get from Coolangatta to Macksville, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Coolangatta to Macksville.
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  • Distance: 180.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 53 min

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

There is no direct connection from Coolangatta to Macksville. However, you can take the bus to Casino Station, Coach Bay, take the walk to Casino Station, then take the train to Macksville Station. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Macksville.

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
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Casino Station to Macksville Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Grafton Station to Macksville Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$13 - $20
1st Class
$18 - $27
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
Bus from Toormina Shopping Centre to Pacific Hwy
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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