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There are 5 ways to get from Coolangatta to Sydney by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Gold Coast  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Sydney (SYD) OOL - SYD

$50 - $216

4 alternative options

Train to Brisbane, fly  •  5 h 39 min

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

$77 - $251

Bus  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Coolangatta to Sydney Gx423 / ...

$70 - $120

Bus, train  •  15 h 5 min

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

$81 - $126

Drive  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Coolangatta to Sydney 513.5 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Coolangatta to Sydney is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 9 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Coolangatta to Sydney is to fly which costs $70 - $310 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Coolangatta and arriving at Sydney. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 45 min.

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The distance between Coolangatta and Sydney is 671 km. The road distance is 821.7 km.

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The best way to get from Coolangatta to Sydney without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 45 min and costs $95 - $170.

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It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to get from Coolangatta to Sydney, including transfers.

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Coolangatta to Sydney bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Coolangatta station.

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The best way to get from Coolangatta to Sydney is to fly which takes 2 h 58 min and costs $70 - $310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $95 - $170 and takes 13 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Gold Coast Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Coolangatta to Sydney bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Sydney station.

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Map of how to get from Coolangatta to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 419.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 58 min

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

Jetstar, Virgin Australia and two other airlines fly from Coolangatta to Sydney hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Coolangatta to Sydney 3 times a day. Tickets cost $70 - $120 and the journey takes 13 h 45 min. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
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 - $20
Standard
$18 - $24
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Casino Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$70 - $110
1st Class
$100 - $150
Bus operators
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 Coolangatta to Sydney
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $100
Flexifare
$85 - $120
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Tweed Heads to Sydney
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
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

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Sydney is 1 h ahead of Coolangatta. It is currently 2:15 PM in Coolangatta and 3:15 PM in Sydney.

Yes, the driving distance between Coolangatta to Sydney is 822 km. It takes approximately 9 h 12 min to drive from Coolangatta to Sydney.

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Qantas, Tigerair Australia, Jetstar and Virgin Australia offer flights from Gold Coast Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 2086+ hotels available in Sydney. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Coolangatta to Gold Coast Airport is to line 700 bus which takes 6 min and costs $4 - $6.

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