There are 4 ways to get from Gold Coast to Fortitude Valley by bus, tram, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Westfield Garden City
  2. Take the bus from Upper Mt Gravatt, platform 1 to Brunswick Street Stop 212 N555

$13 - $19

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Tram, train  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the tram from Cypress Avenue to Helensvale, platform 4 Glkn
  2. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Fortitude Valley, platform 2 Vlbd / ...

$9 - $13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gold Coast to Fortitude Valley 50 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Fortitude Valley 50 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Fortitude Valley is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Fortitude Valley is to taxi which costs $190 - $230 and takes 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gold Coast to Fortitude Valley. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise and arriving at Brunswick Street Stop 212 via Upper Mt Gravatt, platform 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Fortitude Valley is 72 km. The road distance is 80 km.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Fortitude Valley without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 35 min and costs $17 - $26.

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Gold Coast to Fortitude Valley, including transfers.

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Gold Coast to Fortitude Valley bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Surfers Paradise station.

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Gold Coast to Fortitude Valley bus services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, arrive at Brunswick Street Stop 212 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gold Coast to Fortitude Valley is 80 km. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Gold Coast to Fortitude Valley.

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There are 605+ hotels available in Fortitude Valley. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gold Coast to Fortitude Valley.
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  • Distance: 44.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

What companies run services between Gold Coast, QLD, Australia and Fortitude Valley, QLD, Australia?

You can take a bus from Gold Coast to Fortitude Valley via Westfield Garden City and Upper Mt Gravatt, platform 1 in around 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Tram from Cypress Avenue to Helensvale, platform 4
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Fortitude Valley, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Westfield Garden City
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Upper Mt Gravatt, platform 1 to Brunswick Street Stop 212
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Gold Coast to Fortitude Valley
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
GC Cabs
Phone
+61 7 5588 1234
Website
gccabs.com.au

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