There are 7 ways to get from Gold Coast to Central Coast 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.

Recommended option

Fly Gold Coast to Sydney, train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. OOL - SYD

$64 - $237

6 alternative options

Train to Brisbane, fly to Sydney, train  •  7 h 26 min

  1. BNE - SYD

$86 - $265

Fly Gold Coast to Newcastle, train, line 21 bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. OOL - NTL

$69 - $281

Train to Brisbane, fly to Newcastle, train  •  8 h 32 min

  1. BNE - NTL

$76 - $249

Bus, train  •  15 h 5 min

  1. 164 / ...
  2. 32

$85 - $131

Bus  •  20 h 52 min

  1. 175
  2. 354 / ...
  3. 9Hu

$117 - $170

Drive  •  8 h 48 min

  1. 485.4 miles

$65 - $100

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

You can take a bus from Gold Coast to Central Coast via Brisbane, Tamworth, Tamworth Station, Coach Stop, Scone Station, Coach Stop, Morisset Station, Stand A, Morisset Station, Tuggerah Station, and Tuggerah Station, Bryant Dr in around 20 h 52 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Gold Coast to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Brisbane to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Brisbane to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Gold Coast to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Brisbane to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Gosford Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$8 - $12
1st Class
$11 - $16
Train from Newcastle Interchange to Gosford Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$8 - $12
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Casino Station to Gosford Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$70 - $110
1st Class
$95 - $150
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
$15 - $23
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$15 - $20
Standard
$18 - $23
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Gosford Interchange, Burns Cres, Stand 2 to Central Coast Hwy At Arundel Rd
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Casino Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Scone Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Scone Station, Coach Stop to Morisset Station, Stand A
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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 - $16
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Gold Coast and Central Coast is 633 km. The road distance is 777 km.

The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Central Coast is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 8 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Central Coast is to fly and train which takes 5 h 39 min and costs $80 - $320.

It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Gold Coast to Central Coast, including transfers.