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There are 9 ways to get from Gold Coast to Inverell by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  9h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Grafton Gx422
  2. Take the bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Inverell Visitor Information Centre 141

$61 - $105

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Train, bus via Grafton  •  10h 30m

  1. Take the train from Helensvale station, platform 2 to Roma Street station, platform 7
  2. Take the train from Brisbane to Grafton Station 32
  3. Take the bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Inverell Visitor Information Centre 141

$52 - $79

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Train, bus  •  10h 17m

  1. Take the train from Helensvale station, platform 2 to Roma Street station, platform 7
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Glen Innes
  3. Take the bus from Glen Innes Tourist Centre, Church St to Symes Bus Depot, Oliver St Svs

Bus via Surfers Paradise  •  10h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Grafton City South Pm11
  2. Take the bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Inverell Visitor Information Centre 141

$55 - $77

Drive  •  5h 16m

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Inverell 438.9 km

$45 - $75

Train to Brisbane, fly to Inverell  •  4h 47m

  1. Take the train from Helensvale station, platform 2 to International Airport station, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Inverell (IVR) BNE - IVR

$391 - $686

Fly Gold Coast to Armidale, bus  •  8h 11m

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Armidale (ARM) OOL - ARM
  2. Take the bus from Armidale Station, Coach Bay to Inverell Visitor Information Centre

$204 - $315

Train to Brisbane, fly to Armidale, bus  •  7h 23m

  1. Take the train from Helensvale station, platform 2 to International Airport station, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Armidale (ARM) BNE - ARM
  3. Take the bus from Armidale Station, Coach Bay to Inverell Visitor Information Centre

$209 - $432

Train to Brisbane, fly to Tamworth, bus  •  9h 6m

  1. Take the train from Helensvale station, platform 2 to International Airport station, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Tamworth (TMW) BNE - TMW
  3. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Inverell Visitor Information Centre

$228 - $417

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The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Inverell is to drive which costs $45 - $75 and takes 5h 16m.

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The fastest way to get from Gold Coast to Inverell is to train and fly which takes 4h 47m and costs $390 - $700.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gold Coast to Inverell. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise and arriving at Inverell Visitor Information Centre via Grafton Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 42m.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Inverell is 300 km. The road distance is 438.9 km.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Inverell without a car is to bus which takes 9h 42m and costs $60 - $110.

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It takes approximately 9h 42m to get from Gold Coast to Inverell, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Inverell Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Gold Coast to Inverell bus services, operated by NSW TrainLink, arrive at Inverell Visitor Information Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gold Coast to Inverell is 439 km. It takes approximately 5h 16m to drive from Gold Coast to Inverell.

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Map of how to get from Gold Coast to Inverell.
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  • Distance: 299.9 km
  • Duration: 9h 42m

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

You can take a bus from Gold Coast to Inverell via Grafton and Grafton Station, Coach Bay in around 9h 42m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Armidale via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Armidale via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Brisbane to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Link Airways
Website
linkairways.com
Flights from Brisbane to Inverell
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Brisbane to Armidale via Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Brisbane to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Gold Coast to Armidale via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale station, platform 2 to Roma Street station, platform 7
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Train from Helensvale station, platform 2 to International Airport station, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $31
Website
TRANSLink QLD
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Grafton Station
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Grafton
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$40 - $65
Advantage
$50 - $75
Premium
$55 - $85
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Inverell Visitor Information Centre
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Bus from Armidale Station, Coach Bay to Inverell Visitor Information Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Inverell Visitor Information Centre
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Glen Innes
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Schedules at
crisps.com.au
Symes Coaches
Phone
(02) 6722 1897
Email
info@symescoaches.com.au
Website
symescoaches.com.au
Bus from Glen Innes Tourist Centre, Church St to Symes Bus Depot, Oliver St
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Symes Coaches
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
$35 - $55
Website
Premier Motor Service

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Link Airways offers flights from Brisbane Airport to Inverell Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Inverell. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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