There are 5 ways to get from Gold Coast to Forest Lake by bus, tram, train, taxi or car

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Bus, line 100 bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane 175 / ...
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Cultural Centre, platform 2 to Grand Ave East near Ascot Ave 100 / ...

$14 - $24

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Tram, train, line 100 bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the tram from Cypress Avenue to Helensvale, platform 4
  2. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to South Brisbane, platform 2
  3. Take the line 100 bus from Cultural Centre, platform 2 to Grand Ave East near Ascot Ave 100

$13 - $18

3 alternative options

Tram, train  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the tram from Cypress Avenue to Helensvale, platform 4 Glkn
  2. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6 Vlbd / ...

$15 - $22

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gold Coast to Forest Lake 45.6 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Forest Lake 45.6 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Gold Coast to Forest Lake. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd and arriving at Grand Ave East near Ascot Ave via Roma Street busway, platform 2 and Cultural Centre, platform 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 8 min.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Forest Lake is 62 km. The road distance is 72.9 km.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Forest Lake without a car is to bus and line 100 bus which takes 2 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to get from Gold Coast to Forest Lake, including transfers.

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Gold Coast to Forest Lake bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd station.

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Gold Coast to Forest Lake bus services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, arrive at Grand Ave East near Ascot Ave station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gold Coast to Forest Lake is 73 km. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from Gold Coast to Forest Lake.

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There are 564+ hotels available in Forest Lake. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gold Coast to Forest Lake.
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  • Distance: 38.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 8 min

What companies run services between Gold Coast, QLD, Australia and Forest Lake, QLD, Australia?

You can take a bus from Gold Coast to Forest Lake via Brisbane, Roma Street busway, platform 2, and Cultural Centre, platform 2 in around 2 h 8 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Tram from Cypress Avenue to Helensvale, platform 4
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to South Brisbane, platform 2
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
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
$10 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Cultural Centre, platform 2 to Grand Ave East near Ascot Ave
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Gold Coast to Forest Lake
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
GC Cabs
Phone
+61 7 5588 1234
Website
gccabs.com.au

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