There are 7 ways to get from Gold Coast to Bendigo by plane, train, bus 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.

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Fly Gold Coast to Melbourne, train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Melbourne (MEL) OOL - MEL
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bendigo

$83 - $307

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Train to Brisbane, fly to Melbourne, train  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Melbourne (MEL) BNE - MEL
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bendigo

$105 - $304

Fly Gold Coast to Avalon, train  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Avalon (AVV) OOL - AVV
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bendigo

$97 - $390

Train  •  31 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6
  2. Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station 32
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Southern Cross 623 / ...
  4. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bendigo

$169 - $328

Bus  •  32 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Melbourne
  3. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl

$144 - $191

Bus, train  •  32 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Central Station to Melbourne
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bendigo

$179 - $267

Drive  •  18 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Bendigo 1047.5 miles

$140 - $220

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Gold Coast to Bendigo station. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise and arriving at Bendigo Station/Railway Pl via Sydney and Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 10 min.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Bendigo is 1297 km. The road distance is 1675.9 km.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Bendigo without a car is to train which takes 31 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from Gold Coast to Bendigo, including transfers.

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Gold Coast to Bendigo bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Surfers Paradise station.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Bendigo is to train which takes 31 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 32 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Gold Coast Airport to Melbourne Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Gold Coast to Bendigo bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Bendigo Station/Railway Pl.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gold Coast to Bendigo is 1676 km. It takes approximately 18 h 14 min to drive from Gold Coast to Bendigo.

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Qantas, Tigerair Australia, Jetstar and Virgin Australia offer flights from Gold Coast Airport to Melbourne Airport.

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Map of how to get from Gold Coast to Bendigo.
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  • Distance: 810.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 5 min

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

You can take a train from Gold Coast to Bendigo via Helensvale, platform 4, Helensvale, platform 2, Roma Street, platform 6, Brisbane, Central Station, and Southern Cross in around 31 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gold Coast to Bendigo via Sydney, Melbourne, and Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St in around 32 h 10 min.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Avalon
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Gold Coast to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Gold Coast to Avalon
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Gold Coast to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Train operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Bendigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
TRANSLink QLD
Website
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
$16 - $22
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
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Central Station
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Central Station to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $170
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Sydney
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Greyhound Australia

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.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Central Station to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130

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