There are 2 ways to get from Gold Coast to Ipswich by tram, train or car

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

Recommended option

Tram, train  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the tram from Cypress Avenue to Helensvale, platform 4
  2. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Central, platform 3
  3. Take the train from Central, platform 5 to Ipswich, platform 1

$13 - $19

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Ipswich 58.9 miles

$8 - $13

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

There is no direct connection from Gold Coast to Ipswich. However, you can take the tram to Helensvale, platform 4, take the walk to Helensvale, platform 2, take the train to Central, platform 3, take the walk to Central, platform 5, then take the train to Ipswich, platform 1. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Ipswich.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Tram from Cypress Avenue to Helensvale, platform 4
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Central, platform 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 5 to Ipswich, platform 1
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Gold Coast and Ipswich is 79 km. The road distance is 94 km.

The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Ipswich is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 1 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Ipswich is to drive which takes 1 h 6 min and costs $11 - $16.

It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from Gold Coast to Ipswich, including transfers.