There are 6 ways to get from Gold Coast to Armidale by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Crisps Coaches  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane 175 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Armidale

$90 - $97

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Train, bus  •  12 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6
  2. Take the train from Brisbane to Urunga Station 32
  3. Take the bus from Urunga to Armidale

$79 - $123

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Bus Premier Motor Service  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Coffs Harbour
  2. Take the bus from Coffs Harbour to Armidale

$80 - $112

Drive  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Armidale 270.7 miles

$35 - $60

Train, fly to Armidale  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Armidale (ARM) BNE - ARM

$192 - $274

Train, fly to Tamworth, bus  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Tamworth (TMW) BNE - TMW
  3. Take the bus from Tamworth to Armidale

$203 - $373

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Gold Coast to Armidale. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd and arriving at Armidale via Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 56 min.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Armidale is 327 km. The road distance is 433.2 km.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Armidale without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 56 min to get from Gold Coast to Armidale, including transfers.

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Gold Coast to Armidale bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd station.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Armidale Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Gold Coast to Armidale bus services, operated by Crisps Coaches, arrive at Armidale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gold Coast to Armidale is 433 km. It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to drive from Gold Coast to Armidale.

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VivaColombia offers flights from Brisbane Airport to Armidale Airport.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Armidale. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gold Coast to Armidale.
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  • Distance: 204.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 56 min

What companies run services between Gold Coast, QLD, Australia and Armidale, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Gold Coast to Armidale via Brisbane in around 8 h 56 min.

Airlines
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Brisbane to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Flights from Brisbane to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$14 - $19
Standard
$17 - $22
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Urunga Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $75
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Armidale
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$83
Schedules at
crisps.com.au
Bus from Tamworth to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
crisps.com.au
New England Coaches
Website
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Coffs Harbour to Armidale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Urunga to Armidale
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Tamworth to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au

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