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There are 4 ways to get from Gold Coast to Coolum Beach by bus, car or shuttle

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Bus Coast 2 Coast Bus Service  •  2h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Gold Coast to Coolum Beach

$47 - $51

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane Roma Street Gx241 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Coolum Beach Gx505

$16 - $43

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 11m

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Coolum Beach 119.1 miles

$17 - $25

Shuttle  •  2h 11m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Surfers Paradise to Coolum Beach

$45 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Coolum Beach is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 2h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Coolum Beach is to shuttle which costs $60 - $70 and takes 2h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gold Coast and arriving at Coolum Beach. Services depart once daily, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2h 53m.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Coolum Beach is 167 km. The road distance is 190.5 km.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Coolum Beach without a car is to bus which takes 2h 53m and costs $66 - $71.

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The bus from Gold Coast to Coolum Beach takes 2h 53m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Gold Coast to Coolum Beach bus services, operated by Coast 2 Coast Bus Service, depart from Gold Coast station.

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Gold Coast to Coolum Beach bus services, operated by Coast 2 Coast Bus Service, arrive at Coolum Beach station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gold Coast to Coolum Beach is 191 km. It takes approximately 2h 11m to drive from Gold Coast to Coolum Beach.

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There are 988+ hotels available in Coolum Beach. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gold Coast to Coolum Beach.
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  • Distance: 104.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 53m

What companies run services between Gold Coast, QLD, Australia and Coolum Beach, QLD, Australia?

Coast 2 Coast Bus Service operates a bus from Gold Coast to Coolum Beach once daily. Tickets cost $47 - $51 and the journey takes 2h 53m.

Bus operators
Coast 2 Coast Bus Service
Phone
+61 (0) 435 031 564
Email
info@coast2coastbuses.com
Website
coast2coastbuses.com
Bus from Gold Coast to Coolum Beach
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$47 - $51
Schedules at
coast2coastbuses.com
Shuttle from Surfers Paradise to Coolum Beach
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
coast2coastbuses.com
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 Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$6 - $9
Flexifare
$13 - $19
Bus from Brisbane to Coolum Beach
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$10 - $15
Flexifare
$17 - $25
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Premier Motor Service

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