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

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Train  •  4 h 42 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 3 Ipna / ...

$47 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane Roma Street Gx243 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Mooloolaba Gx441 / ...

$22 - $53

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Domestic Airport, platform 1 Vlbd
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane Domestic Airport to Mooloolaba Gx441

$32 - $58

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)

$45 - $55

Questions & Answers

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

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Gold Coast to Maroochydore Airport (MCY), including transfers.

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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 5 h 27 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Gold Coast to Maroochydore Airport (MCY).
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  • Distance: 99.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 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 3 in around 4 h 42 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 5 h 27 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 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Domestic Airport, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$15 - $19
Standard
$17 - $22
Bus operators
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
Bus from Brisbane to Mooloolaba
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $14
Flexifare
$17 - $24
Bus from Brisbane Domestic Airport to Mooloolaba
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $22
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$8 - $12
Flexifare
$15 - $22
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
$11 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Mooloolaba
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
premierms.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
$45 - $55
Schedules at
coast2coastbuses.com

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