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There are 5 ways to get from Gold Coast to Maroochydore Airport (MCY) by train, bus, tram, car or shuttle

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Train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Central, platform 3 Vlbd / ...
  2. Take the train from Central, platform 6 to Nambour, platform 1 Ipna / ...

$46 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane Roma Street Gx241 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Mooloolaba Gx441 / ...

$21 - $52

3 alternative options

Tram, train, line 615 bus, line 622 bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the tram from Cavill Avenue to Helensvale, platform 4
  2. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Bowen Hills, platform 2
  3. Take the train from Bowen Hills, platform 4 to Landsborough, platform 1
  4. Take the line 615 bus from Landsborough station to Maroochydore station, platform 2 615
  5. Take the line 622 bus from Maroochydore station, platform 2 to Sunshine Coast Airport 622

$23 - $35

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Maroochydore Airport (MCY) 113.5 miles

$16 - $24

Shuttle  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Surfers Paradise to Maroochydore Airport (MCY)

$40 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Maroochydore Airport (MCY) is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Maroochydore Airport (MCY) is to shuttle which costs $60 - $70 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gold Coast to Maroochydore Airport (MCY). However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise and arriving at Sunshine Coast Airport via Brisbane, Brisbane Rd at Mooloolaba Bowls Club and Maroochydore station, platform 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 57 min.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Maroochydore Airport (MCY) is 159 km. The road distance is 181.7 km.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Maroochydore Airport (MCY) without a car is to train which takes 4 h 43 min and costs $60 - $85.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Gold Coast to Maroochydore Airport (MCY), including transfers.

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Gold Coast to Maroochydore Airport (MCY) bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Surfers Paradise station.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Maroochydore Airport (MCY) is to train which takes 4 h 43 min and costs $60 - $85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $75 and takes 4 h 57 min.

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Gold Coast to Maroochydore Airport (MCY) bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Mooloolaba station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gold Coast to Maroochydore Airport (MCY) is 182 km. It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to drive from Gold Coast to Maroochydore Airport (MCY).

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  • Distance: 99.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

What companies run services between Gold Coast, QLD, Australia and Maroochydore Airport (MCY), Australia?

You can take a train from Gold Coast to Maroochydore Airport (MCY) via Helensvale, platform 4, Helensvale, platform 2, Central, platform 3, Central, platform 6, and Nambour, platform 1 in around 4 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gold Coast to Maroochydore Airport (MCY) via Brisbane Roma Street, Brisbane, Mooloolaba, Brisbane Rd at Mooloolaba Bowls Club, and Maroochydore station, platform 2 in around 4 h 57 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
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 6 to Nambour, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
translink.com.au
Tram from Cavill Avenue to Helensvale, platform 4
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Bowen Hills, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Bowen Hills, platform 4 to Landsborough, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
translink.com.au
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 Surfers Paradise to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$6 - $9
Flexifare
$13 - $19
Bus from Brisbane to Mooloolaba
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $14
Flexifare
$17 - $24
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
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
$10 - $14
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Mooloolaba
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Landsborough station to Maroochydore station, platform 2
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus from Maroochydore station, platform 2 to Sunshine Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Coast 2 Coast Bus Service
Phone
+61 (0) 435 031 564
Email
info@coast2coastbuses.com
Website
coast2coastbuses.com
Shuttle from Surfers Paradise to Maroochydore Airport (MCY)
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
coast2coastbuses.com

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