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

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Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Coffs Harbour Gx423 / ...

$26 - $50

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Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour 196.8 miles

$28 - $45

Fly from Gold Coast  •  6 h 33 min

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

$147 - $382

Train to Brisbane, fly  •  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

$169 - $419

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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 three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 20 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 5 h 20 min and costs $35 - $75.

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The bus from Surfers Paradise to Coffs Harbour takes 5 h 20 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, 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 5 h 20 min and costs $35 - $75. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $200 - $550 and takes 6 h 33 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 Greyhound Australia, 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: 5 h 20 min

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

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour 3 times a day. Tickets cost $26 - $50 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Virgin Australia, Qantas 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 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $430
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 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
Train operators
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
Bus operators
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 Surfers Paradise to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $50
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$26 - $40
Flexifare
$35 - $50
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
$30 - $45
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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

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There are 187+ hotels available in Coffs Harbour. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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