There are 5 ways to get from Gold Coast to Grafton by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St 164 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Prince St At Fitzroy St 695

$15 - $27

4 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6 Vlbd / ...
  2. Take the train from Brisbane to Grafton Station 32

$37 - $58

Bus via Gold Coast Airport  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Lismore Transit Centre Southbound - Brisbane Int. to Casino
  2. Take the bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Prince St At Fitzroy St 695

$40 - $55

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

$94 - $125

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Grafton is to bus which costs $19 - $40 and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Grafton is to drive which takes 2 h 47 min and costs $28 - $45.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Grafton is 194 km. The road distance is 238 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Gold Coast to Grafton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gold Coast to Grafton. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd and arriving at Prince St At Fitzroy St via Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 43 min.

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

You can take a bus from Gold Coast to Grafton via Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St in around 5 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gold Coast to Grafton via Helensvale, platform 4, Helensvale, platform 2, Roma Street, platform 6, and Brisbane in around 6 h 36 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Lismore to Grafton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
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
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Grafton Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$28 - $45
1st Class
$35 - $60
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tp.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
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Northern Rivers Buslines
Website
buslinesgroup.com.au
Bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Prince St At Fitzroy St
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
buslinesgroup.com.au
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Lismore Transit Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au

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