Travel from Gold-Coast to Great-Barrier-Reef

How to get from Gold Coast to Great Barrier Reef?

There is no direct connection from Gold Coast to Great Barrier Reef. However, you can take the tram to Broadbeach South station, stop B, take the line 777 bus to Gold Coast airport, fly to Cairns, take the taxi to Cairns, take the ferry to Great Barrier Reef Green Island, then take the walk to Great Barrier Reef. Alternatively, you can take the tram to Helensvale, platform 2, take the train to Brisbane airport, fly to Cairns, take the taxi to Cairns, take the ferry to Great Barrier Reef Green Island, then take the walk to Great Barrier Reef.

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How to get from Gold Coast to Great Barrier Reef

ModeDurationPrice
From Cavill Avenue tram to Broadbeach South station, stop B, line 777 bus to Gold Coast airport, fly to Cairns airport, taxi to Cairns, ferry to Great Barrier Reef Green Island, then walk to Great Barrier Reef.6 h 26 min$212
From Cypress Avenue tram to Helensvale, platform 2, train to Brisbane airport, fly to Cairns airport, taxi to Cairns, ferry to Great Barrier Reef Green Island, then walk to Great Barrier Reef.7 h 52 min$198
From Surfers Paradise bus to Brisbane Roma Street, train to Cairns Central Shopping Centre, line 142 bus to Cairns City Bus Station Platform 2, walk to Cairns, ferry to Great Barrier Reef Green Island, then walk to Great Barrier Reef.29 h 2 min$338
From Surfers Paradise bus to Brisbane, bus to Cairns, walk to Cairns, ferry to Great Barrier Reef Green Island, then walk to Great Barrier Reef.33 h 39 min$274

How long does it take to get from Gold Coast to Great Barrier Reef?

It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to get from Gold Coast to Great Barrier Reef, including transfers.

Operators from Gold Coast to Great Barrier Reef

OperatorPhoneWebsite
TRANSLink QLDTRANSLink QLD
JetstarJetstar
Hong KongHong Kong
QantasQantas
Green Island AdventuresGreen Island Adventures
Tigerair AustraliaTigerair Australia
Virgin AustraliaVirgin Australia
Cathay PacificCathay Pacific
Greyhound Australia1300 473946Greyhound Australia
Queensland RailQueensland Rail