There are 11 ways to get from Gold Coast to Lakes Entrance by plane, bus, 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.

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Fly Gold Coast to Canberra, bus  •  11 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Canberra (CBR) OOL - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Canberra Airport to Cooma
  3. Take the bus from Centennial Park/Bombala St to Police Station/Roadknight St

$154 - $341

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Fly Gold Coast to Melbourne, train  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Melbourne (MEL) OOL - MEL
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bairnsdale

$92 - $321

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Train to Brisbane, fly to Canberra, bus  •  13 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Canberra (CBR) BNE - CBR
  3. Take the bus from Canberra Airport to Cooma
  4. Take the bus from Centennial Park/Bombala St to Police Station/Roadknight St

$176 - $408

Train to Brisbane, fly to Melbourne, train  •  12 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Melbourne (MEL) BNE - MEL
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bairnsdale

$114 - $318

Fly Gold Coast to Avalon, train  •  12 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Avalon (AVV) OOL - AVV
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bairnsdale

$106 - $404

Bus to Ballina, fly to Melbourne, train  •  14 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange
  2. Fly from Ballina (BNK) to Melbourne (MEL) BNK - MEL
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bairnsdale

$154 - $433

Bus via Canberra  •  28 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra
  3. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Police Station/Roadknight St

$152 - $208

Bus  •  29 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Central Station to Cooma
  3. Take the bus from Centennial Park/Bombala St to Police Station/Roadknight St

$144 - $212

Train, bus  •  29 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6
  2. Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station 32
  3. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra
  4. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Police Station/Roadknight St

$157 - $238

Train, bus via Centennial Park/Bombala St  •  31 h

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6
  2. Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station 32
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Canberra Station 633 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Canberra Station, Coach Stop to Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St 771 / ...
  5. Take the bus from Centennial Park/Bombala St to Police Station/Roadknight St

$156 - $240

Drive  •  17 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Lakes Entrance 951.9 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Gold Coast to Lakes Entrance station. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise and arriving at Police Station/Roadknight St via Sydney and Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 20 min.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Lakes Entrance is 1209 km. The road distance is 1523 km.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Lakes Entrance without a car is to bus which takes 28 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 49 min to get from Gold Coast to Lakes Entrance, including transfers.

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Gold Coast to Lakes Entrance bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Surfers Paradise station.

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The quickest flight from Gold Coast Airport to Canberra Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Gold Coast to Lakes Entrance bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Police Station/Roadknight St.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gold Coast to Lakes Entrance is 1523 km. It takes approximately 17 h 23 min to drive from Gold Coast to Lakes Entrance.

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Jetstar, Qantas and Virgin Australia offer flights from Gold Coast Airport to Canberra Airport.

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There are 135+ hotels available in Lakes Entrance. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gold Coast to Lakes Entrance.
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  • Distance: 755.9 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 49 min

What companies run services between Gold Coast, QLD, Australia and Lakes Entrance, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Gold Coast to Lakes Entrance via Sydney, Canberra, and Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave in around 28 h 20 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Avalon
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Gold Coast to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Ballina to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Ballina to Melbourne via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Ballina to Melbourne via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Gold Coast to Avalon
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Gold Coast to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Ballina to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Ballina to Melbourne via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Train operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$14 - $19
Standard
$16 - $22
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 Central Station
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $140
1st Class
$120 - $190
Train from Central Station to Canberra Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
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 and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Canberra Airport to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $13
Flexifare
$16 - $23
Bus from Central Station to Cooma
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$30 - $50
Flexifare
$40 - $60
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Centennial Park/Bombala St to Police Station/Roadknight St
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Police Station/Roadknight St
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Ballina CBD Tamar St Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Sydney
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
Murrays Coaches
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Canberra Station, Coach Stop to Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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