There are 3 ways to get from Gold Coast to Ballina by bus or car
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Bus • 2h 50m
$11 - $29
2 alternative options
Line 777 bus, bus • 3h 13m
$30 - $44
Drive • 1h 17m
$10 - $15
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Ballina is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 1h 17m.
The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Ballina is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 1h 17m.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Surfers Paradise and arriving at Ballina. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 50m.
The distance between Gold Coast and Ballina is 97 km. The road distance is 111.7 km.
The best way to get from Gold Coast to Ballina without a car is to bus which takes 2h 50m and costs $15 - $40.
The bus from Surfers Paradise to Ballina takes 2h 50m including transfers and departs three times a day.
Gold Coast to Ballina bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Surfers Paradise station.
Gold Coast to Ballina bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Ballina station.
Ballina is 1h ahead of Gold Coast. It is currently 7:40 AM in Gold Coast and 8:40 AM in Ballina.
Yes, the driving distance between Gold Coast to Ballina is 112 km. It takes approximately 1h 17m to drive from Gold Coast to Ballina.
What companies run services between Gold Coast, QLD, Australia and Ballina, NSW, Australia?
Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Gold Coast to Ballina twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $29 and the journey takes 2h 50m. Greyhound Australia also services this route twice daily.
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.
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Ballina
- Ave. Duration
- 3h 10m
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- $11 - $26
- Book at
- $11 - $16
- $19 - $26
Bus from Broadbeach South station, stop B to Gold Coast Airport
- Ave. Duration
- Every 20 minutes
- Estimated price
- $3 - $6
- Schedules at
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