There are 3 ways to get from Gold Coast to Ballina by bus or car

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Line 777 bus, bus  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 777 bus from Broadbeach South station, stop B to Gold Coast Airport 777
  2. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange Southbound - Brisbane Int. to Casino

$30 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St Pm41

$16 - $22

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Ballina 69.8 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Ballina is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 1 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Ballina is to drive which takes 1 h 17 min and costs $13 - $20.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Ballina is 97 km. The road distance is 112 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to get from Gold Coast to Ballina, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd and arriving at Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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

You can take a bus from Gold Coast to Ballina via Gold Coast Airport in around 2 h 54 min.

Bus operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Broadbeach South station, stop B to Gold Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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