There are 9 ways to get from Geelong to Gold Coast by bus, plane, train, night bus, car or car ferry

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 to Melbourne, fly to Gold Coast  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Geelong Station to Melbourne Airport
  2. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Gold Coast (OOL) MEL - OOL

$85 - $303

8 alternative options

Train to Avalon, fly to Gold Coast  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Geelong to Wyndham Vale
  2. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Gold Coast (OOL) AVV - OOL

$100 - $384

Bus to Melbourne, fly to Brisbane, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Geelong Station to Melbourne Airport
  2. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Brisbane (BNE) MEL - BNE
  3. Take the train from International Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1

$107 - $301

Train to Avalon, fly to Brisbane, train  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Geelong to Wyndham Vale
  2. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Brisbane (BNE) AVV - BNE
  3. Take the train from International Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1

$142 - $232

Train  •  30 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Geelong to Southern Cross
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622 / ...
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  4. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Helensvale, platform 1

$170 - $341

Train, bus, night bus  •  30 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Geelong to Southern Cross
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Casino Station 31 / ...
  4. Take the night bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd 163

$139 - $202

Train, drive, night bus  •  27 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Geelong to Southern Cross
  2. Drive from Sardine St/Lorimer St to Hawkesbury River Station
  3. Take the train from Hawkesbury River Station to Fassifern Station
  4. Take the train from Fassifern Station to Casino Station 31 / ...
  5. Take the night bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd 163

$171 - $258

Car ferry, drive, train, bus  •  32 h 45 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Queenscliff to Sorrento
  2. Drive from Sorrento to Sydney Olympic Park Wharf, Access Rd, Hill Rd
  3. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Tamworth Station 223
  4. Take the bus from Tamworth to Brisbane
  5. Take the bus from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd

$227 - $377

Drive  •  18 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Geelong to Gold Coast 1097.2 miles

$150 - $230

What companies run services between Geelong, VIC, Australia and Gold Coast, QLD, Australia?

You can take a train from Geelong to Gold Coast via Southern Cross, Central Station, Brisbane, Roma Street, platform 4, Helensvale, platform 1, and Helensvale, platform 5 in around 30 h 21 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Avalon to Brisbane via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Avalon to Brisbane via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Avalon to Brisbane via Sydney, Canberra
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Avalon to Brisbane via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Train operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Geelong to Wyndham Vale
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Geelong to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from International Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$15 - $20
Standard
$17 - $23
Train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $85
First
$85 - $120
Sleeper
$150 - $180
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$95 - $140
1st Class
$130 - $200
Train from Central Station to Casino Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$75 - $120
1st Class
$100 - $160
Train from Hawkesbury River Station to Fassifern Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$8 - $12
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Fassifern Station to Casino Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $95
1st Class
$85 - $130
Train from Strathfield Station to Tamworth Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $65
1st Class
$60 - $90
Bus operators
Gull
Phone
+61 3 5222 4966
Email
enquiries@gull.com.au
Website
gull.com.au
Bus from Geelong Station to Melbourne Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
gull.com.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Night bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
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
Ferry operators
Searoad
Website
searoad.com.au
Car ferry from Queenscliff to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $50
Schedules at
searoad.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Geelong and Gold Coast is 1408 km. The road distance is 1756 km.

The cheapest way to get from Geelong to Gold Coast is to bus and fly which costs $110 - $410 and takes 5 h.

The quickest way to get from Geelong to Gold Coast is to bus and fly which takes 5 h and costs $110 - $410.

It takes approximately 5 h to get from Geelong to Gold Coast, including transfers.