There are 4 ways to get from Fortitude Valley to Gold Coast by train, tram, bus, taxi or car

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

Train, tram  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Fortitude Valley, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1 Bdvl / ...
  2. Take the tram from Helensvale, platform 5 to Cypress Avenue Glks

$10 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd Pm41

$14 - $20

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fortitude Valley to Gold Coast 49.5 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Fortitude Valley to Gold Coast 49.5 miles

$7 - $11

What companies run services between Fortitude Valley, QLD, Australia and Gold Coast, QLD, Australia?

Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Fortitude Valley to Gold Coast once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Fortitude Valley, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Tram from Helensvale, platform 5 to Cypress Avenue
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Fortitude Valley to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Yellow Cab Co
Phone
+61 13 19 24
Website
yellowcab.com.au
Black & White Cabs
Phone
+61 13 32 22
Website
blackandwhitecabs.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Fortitude Valley and Gold Coast is 72 km. The road distance is 79 km.

The cheapest way to get from Fortitude Valley to Gold Coast is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 54 min.

The quickest way to get from Fortitude Valley to Gold Coast is to taxi which takes 54 min and costs $190 - $230.

No, there is no direct bus from Fortitude Valley to Gold Coast. However, there are services departing from Brunswick Street Stop 202 near Wickham St and arriving at Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd via Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 29 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to get from Fortitude Valley to Gold Coast, including transfers.