There are 3 ways to get from Gold Coast to Grafton by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 25 min

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

$30 - $45

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Grafton 148.9 miles

$21 - $35

Bus, fly  •  4 h 39 min

  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 - $124

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Surfers Paradise and arriving at Grafton City South. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 6 h 25 min.

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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 6 h 25 min and costs $45 - $60.

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The bus from Surfers Paradise to Grafton City South takes 6 h 25 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Gold Coast to Grafton.
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  • Distance: 121.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 25 min

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

Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Gold Coast to Grafton once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 25 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Lismore to Grafton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Grafton City South
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Lismore Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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