There are 4 ways to get from Gold Coast to Ipswich by bus, train, tram 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.

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Bus, train  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane
  2. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 8 to East Ipswich, platform 1 Bdrw / ...

$15 - $20

Cheapest 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

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane Roma Street Gx243 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Ipswich

$27 - $48

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Ipswich 58.9 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Ipswich is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Ipswich is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Ipswich is 79 km. The road distance is 94.3 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Gold Coast to Ipswich, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gold Coast to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise and arriving at Ipswich via Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 57 min.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Ipswich. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gold Coast to Ipswich.
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  • Distance: 49.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 min

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

You can take a bus from Gold Coast to Ipswich via Brisbane Roma Street and Brisbane in around 2 h 57 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Roma Street, platform 8 to East Ipswich, platform 1
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Tram from Cypress Avenue to Helensvale, platform 4
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $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
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$6 - $10
Flexifare
$13 - $19
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au

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