There are 8 ways to get from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St 164 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Prince St At Fitzroy St 695
  3. Take the bus from Grafton Fire Station, Prince St to Park Av At Little St 372

$26 - $43

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Bus, train  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Casino Station, Coach Bay 164 / ...
  2. Take the train from Casino Station to Urunga Station 32

$60 - $88

Bus via Gold Coast Airport  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Lismore Transit Centre
  2. Take the bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Prince St At Fitzroy St 695
  3. Take the bus from Grafton Fire Station, Prince St to Park Av At Little St 372

$51 - $71

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour 196.8 miles

$28 - $45

Fly Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) OOL - CFS

$148 - $383

Train to Brisbane, fly to Coffs Harbour  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) BNE - CFS

$170 - $421

Bus to Lismore, fly to Grafton, bus  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Lismore Station, Coach Bay
  2. Fly from Lismore (LSY) to Grafton (GFN) LSY - GFN
  3. Take the bus from Pacific Hwy And Hunter St to Park Av At Little St

$100 - $134

Train to Brisbane, fly to Armidale, bus  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Armidale (ARM) BNE - ARM
  3. Take the bus from University of New England to Coffs Harbour

$230 - $332

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour is to drive which takes 3 h 40 min and costs $35 - $55.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Coffs Harbour is 257 km. The road distance is 315 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 13 min to get from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd and arriving at Park Av At Little St via Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St and Grafton Fire Station, Prince St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 13 min.

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

You can take a bus from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour via Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St, Prince St At Fitzroy St, and Grafton Fire Station, Prince St in around 8 h 13 min. Alternatively, Virgin Australia, Tigerair Australia and two other airlines fly from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour hourly.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Flights from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $470
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Lismore to Grafton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $400
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Brisbane to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Flights from Brisbane to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Casino Station to Urunga Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$21 - $35
1st Class
$29 - $45
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 - $19
Standard
$17 - $23
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
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
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Lismore Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Northern Rivers Buslines
Website
buslinesgroup.com.au
Bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Prince St At Fitzroy St
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
buslinesgroup.com.au
Ryans Bus Service
Website
ryansbusservice.com.au
Bus from Grafton Fire Station, Prince St to Park Av At Little St
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ryansbusservice.com.au
Bus from Pacific Hwy And Hunter St to Park Av At Little St
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ryansbusservice.com.au
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Lismore Transit Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au

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