There are 8 ways to get from Coolangatta to Macksville 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  •  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

$36 - $57

7 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Varsity Lakes, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6 Vlbd / ...
  2. Take the train from Brisbane to Macksville Station 32

$52 - $82

Bus  •  11 h 36 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 Prince St And Pound St to Park Av - No.20 372
  4. Take the bus from Park Av - No.7 to Pacific Hwy 360

$55 - $77

Drive  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Coolangatta to Macksville 218 miles

$30 - $45

Fly Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour, bus  •  8 h 4 min

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

$152 - $388

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

$106 - $142

Train to Brisbane, fly to Coffs Harbour, bus  •  8 h 8 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
  3. Take the bus from Toormina Shopping Centre to Pacific Hwy

$180 - $435

Train to Brisbane, fly to Port Macquarie, bus, train  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Varsity Lakes, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) BNE - PQQ
  3. Take the bus from Port Macquarie Airport to Belgrave St At John St
  4. Take the train from Kempsey Station to Macksville Station

$129 - $275

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

You can take a train from Coolangatta to Macksville via Varsity Lakes station, Varsity Lakes, platform 2, Roma Street, platform 6, and Brisbane in around 9 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Coolangatta to Macksville via Gold Coast Airport, Lismore Transit Centre, Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St, Prince St At Fitzroy St, Prince St And Pound St, Park Av - No.20, and Park Av - No.7 in around 11 h 36 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Flights from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $470
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
Flights from Brisbane to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Lismore to Grafton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $300
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 Macksville Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$24 - $40
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Brisbane to Macksville Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $65
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Grafton Station to Macksville Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$14 - $21
1st Class
$19 - $28
Train from Kempsey Station to Macksville Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$4 - $7
1st Class
$6 - $10
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Varsity Lakes, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Varsity Lakes, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$17 - $22
Standard
$19 - $25
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
$12 - $17
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Park Av - No.7 to Pacific Hwy
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
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
$6 - $9
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 Port Macquarie Airport to Belgrave St At John St
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
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
$30 - $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
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
buslinesgroup.com.au
Ryans Bus Service
Website
ryansbusservice.com.au
Bus from Prince St And Pound St to Park Av - No.20
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ryansbusservice.com.au

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Coolangatta to Macksville?

The distance between Coolangatta and Macksville is 289 km. The road distance is 349 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Coolangatta to Macksville?

The cheapest way to get from Coolangatta to Macksville is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 4 h 1 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Coolangatta to Macksville?

The quickest way to get from Coolangatta to Macksville is to drive which takes 4 h 1 min and costs $40 - $60.

Is there a direct bus between Coolangatta and Macksville?

No, there is no direct bus from Coolangatta to Macksville. However, there are services departing from Coolangatta Central and arriving at Pacific Hwy via Gold Coast Airport, Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St, Prince St And Pound St and Park Av - No.7. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 36 min.

How long does it take to get from Coolangatta to Macksville?

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