There are 4 ways to get from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Coffs Harbour

$40 - $55

3 alternative options

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 23 min

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

$148 - $383

Bus to Lismore, fly to Grafton, bus  •  6 h 37 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 Grafton City South to Coffs Harbour

$101 - $135

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The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour is to drive which costs $35 - $60 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 costs $35 - $60 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Surfers Paradise and arriving at Coffs Harbour. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Coffs Harbour is 257 km. The road distance is 314.8 km.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 25 min and costs $55 - $75.

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The bus from Surfers Paradise to Coffs Harbour takes 7 h 25 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour 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 Coffs Harbour is to bus which takes 7 h 25 min and costs $55 - $75. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $200 - $550 and takes 6 h 23 min.

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There is no direct flight from Gold Coast Airport to Coffs Harbour Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Coffs Harbour station.

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Map of how to get from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour.
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  • Distance: 160.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 25 min

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

Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 25 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 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
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
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Flights from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Lismore to Grafton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Flights from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $300
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Grafton City South to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour is 315 km. It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to drive from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour.

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

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There are 181+ hotels available in Coffs Harbour. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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