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There are 6 ways to get from Coolangatta to Noosa Heads by bus, train, car or shuttle

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Recommended option

Bus Coast 2 Coast Bus Service  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Noosa Heads

$52 - $59

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from Varsity Lakes, platform 2 to Bowen Hills, platform 2
  2. Take the train from Bowen Hills, platform 4 to Nambour, platform 1
  3. Take the bus from Nambour station to Sunshine Beach Rd at Noosa Plaza 631 / ...

$24 - $35

4 alternative options

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop Northbound - Pottsville to Brisbane Int. / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Noosa Junction Gx443 / ...

$39 - $64

Train  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the train from Varsity Lakes, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6 Vlbd / ...
  2. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Cooroy Tilt Train / ...

$25 - $50

Drive  •  2h 41m

  1. Drive from Coolangatta to Noosa Heads 144.9 miles

$20 - $30

Shuttle  •  2h 55m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Coolangatta Central to Noosa Heads

$49 - $53

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The cheapest way to get from Coolangatta to Noosa Heads is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 2h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Coolangatta to Noosa Heads is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 2h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Coolangatta to Noosa Heads. However, there are services departing from Griffith St at Coolangatta East and arriving at Noosa Heads via Gold Coast Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 42m.

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The distance between Coolangatta and Noosa Heads is 202 km. The road distance is 231.8 km.

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The best way to get from Coolangatta to Noosa Heads without a car is to bus which takes 4h 42m and costs $70 - $85.

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It takes approximately 4h 42m to get from Coolangatta to Noosa Heads, including transfers.

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Coolangatta to Noosa Heads bus services, operated by Coast 2 Coast Bus Service, depart from Gold Coast Airport station.

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The best way to get from Coolangatta to Noosa Heads is to bus which takes 4h 42m and costs $70 - $85. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $75 and takes 6h 48m.

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Coolangatta to Noosa Heads bus services, operated by Coast 2 Coast Bus Service, arrive at Noosa Heads station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Coolangatta to Noosa Heads is 232 km. It takes approximately 2h 41m to drive from Coolangatta to Noosa Heads.

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  • Distance: 126.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 42m

What companies run services between Coolangatta, QLD, Australia and Noosa Heads, QLD, Australia?

Coast 2 Coast Bus Service operates a bus from Coolangatta to Noosa Heads once daily. Tickets cost $49 - $55 and the journey takes 3h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Coolangatta to Noosa Heads via Varsity Lakes station, Varsity Lakes, platform 2, Roma Street, platform 6, Brisbane Roma Street, Cooroy, and Elm St at Cooroy station in around 6h 48m.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Varsity Lakes, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Roma Street, platform 9 to Cooroy, platform 1
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Varsity Lakes, platform 2 to Bowen Hills, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Bowen Hills, platform 4 to Nambour, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
translink.com.au
Queensland Rail Travel
Bus operators
Coast 2 Coast Bus Service
Phone
+61 (0) 435 031 564
Email
info@coast2coastbuses.com
Website
coast2coastbuses.com
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Noosa Heads
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$49 - $55
Schedules at
coast2coastbuses.com
Shuttle from Coolangatta Central to Noosa Heads
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$49 - $53
Schedules at
coast2coastbuses.com
Byron Easybus
Phone
+612 6685 7447
Email
info@byronbus.com
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
Byron Easybus
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 Brisbane to Noosa Junction
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$10 - $15
Flexifare
$18 - $25
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Noosa Heads Junction
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Premier Motor Service
TRANSLink QLD

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