There are 9 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.

Recommended option

Fly Gold Coast to Canberra, bus  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Canberra (CBR) OOL - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Police Station/Roadknight St

$155 - $329

Cheapest option

Fly Gold Coast to Melbourne, train  •  11 h

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

$94 - $323

7 alternative options

Train to Brisbane, fly to Canberra, bus  •  14 h 12 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 Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Police Station/Roadknight St

$177 - $396

Train to Brisbane, fly to Melbourne, train  •  12 h 38 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

$116 - $320

Fly Gold Coast to Avalon, bus, train  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Avalon (AVV) OOL - AVV
  2. Take the bus from Avalon Airport to Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bairnsdale

$112 - $406

Fly Gold Coast to Cooma, bus  •  11 h 36 min

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

$127 - $389

Train, bus  •  29 h 7 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

$150 - $238

Bus  •  32 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane 175
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Tamworth
  3. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 362
  4. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 792
  5. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row 782
  6. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Police Station/Roadknight St

$182 - $229

Drive  •  17 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Lakes Entrance 951.9 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Lakes Entrance is to fly and train which costs $120 - $440 and takes 11 h.

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The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Lakes Entrance is to fly and train which costs $120 - $440 and takes 11 h.

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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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It takes approximately 12 h 23 min to get from Gold Coast to Lakes Entrance, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gold Coast to Lakes Entrance station. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd and arriving at Police Station/Roadknight St via Brisbane, Tamworth Station, Coach Stop, Dubbo Station, Coach Bay, Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay and Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 19 min.

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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 Brisbane, Tamworth, Tamworth Station, Coach Stop, Dubbo Station, Coach Bay, Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay, Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row, and Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave in around 32 h 19 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 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 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 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
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 39 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 Gold Coast to Melbourne via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
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 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $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
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Gold Coast to Cooma via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from Gold Coast to Cooma via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $310
Train operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
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
$15 - $22
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$15 - $19
Standard
$17 - $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
$130 - $190
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Police Station/Roadknight St
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Centennial Park/Bombala St to Police Station/Roadknight St
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Avalon Airport to Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
skybus.com.au
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
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
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
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
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85
Schedules at
crisps.com.au

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