Directions from Gold Coast to Gladstone

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Recommended option

Train to Brisbane, fly to Gladstone  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Gladstone (GLT) BNE - GLT

$125 - $338

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane 175 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Gladstone Gx402

$62 - $115

4 alternative options

Fly Gold Coast to Rockhampton, train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Rockhampton (ROK) OOL - ROK
  2. Take the train from Rockhampton to Gladstone

$229 - $1,954

Train to Brisbane, fly to Rockhampton, train  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Rockhampton (ROK) BNE - ROK
  3. Take the train from Rockhampton to Gladstone

$126 - $362

Train  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6 Vlbd / ...
  2. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Gladstone Tilt Train / ...

$74 - $108

Drive  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Gladstone 369.6 miles

$50 - $80

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

You can take a train from Gold Coast to Gladstone via Helensvale, platform 4, Helensvale, platform 2, Roma Street, platform 6, and Brisbane Roma Street in around 9 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gold Coast to Gladstone via Brisbane in around 13 h 22 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Brisbane to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Brisbane to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Jetgo Australia
Website
jetgo.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
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
$15 - $23
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$15 - $20
Standard
$17 - $23
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
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Rockhampton to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.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
$7 - $11
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
$11 - $16
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $80
Flexifare
$70 - $100

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Gold Coast and Gladstone is 510 km. The road distance is 591 km.

The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Gladstone is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 7 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Gladstone is to train and fly which takes 4 h 41 min and costs $160 - $450.

No, there is no direct bus from Gold Coast to Gladstone. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd and arriving at Gladstone via Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 22 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Gold Coast to Gladstone, including transfers.