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There are 4 ways to get from Gold Coast to Grafton by bus, car or plane

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Grafton Gx423 / ...

$22 - $44

3 alternative options

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Grafton City South

$35 - $47

Drive  •  2h 47m

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Grafton 148.9 miles

$21 - $35

Bus, fly  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Lismore Station, Coach Bay
  2. Fly from Lismore (LSY) to Grafton (GFN) LSY - GFN

$92 - $122

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Grafton is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 2h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Grafton is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 2h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gold Coast to Grafton. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise and arriving at Prince St At Fitzroy St via Bligh St At Charles Lane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 5m.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Grafton is 194 km. The road distance is 238.2 km.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Grafton without a car is to bus which takes 5h 5m and costs $30 - $65.

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It takes approximately 5h 5m to get from Gold Coast to Grafton, including transfers.

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Gold Coast to Grafton bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Surfers Paradise station.

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The quickest flight from Lismore Airport to Grafton Airport is the direct flight which takes 30m.

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Gold Coast to Grafton bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Grafton station.

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Grafton is 1h ahead of Gold Coast. It is currently 5:49 PM in Gold Coast and 6:49 PM in Grafton.

Map of how to get from Gold Coast to Grafton.
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  • Distance: 121.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 5m

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

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Gold Coast to Grafton 3 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $40 and the journey takes 4h 20m.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Lismore to Grafton
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $75
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 Grafton
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $40
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$20 - $29
Flexifare
$29 - $40
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Grafton City South
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Premier Motor Service
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Lismore Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
Transport NSW

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Yes, the driving distance between Gold Coast to Grafton is 238 km. It takes approximately 2h 47m to drive from Gold Coast to Grafton.

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Regional Express offers flights from Lismore Airport to Grafton Airport.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Grafton. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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