Directions from Gold Coast to Melbourne

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Recommended option

Fly Gold Coast to Melbourne  •  4 h 36 min

  1. OOL - MEL

$75 - $293

7 alternative options

Train to Brisbane, fly to Melbourne  •  6 h 18 min

  1. BNE - MEL

$97 - $291

Fly Gold Coast to Avalon, bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. OOL - AVV

$93 - $376

Train to Brisbane, fly to Melbourne Essendon Apt  •  7 h 49 min

  1. BNE - MEB

$117 - $631

Train  •  28 h 57 min

  1. 32
  2. 623 / ...

$164 - $333

Bus, train  •  29 h 2 min

  1. 164 / ...
  2. 32

$165 - $288

Bus, train via Tamworth  •  32 h

  1. 175
  2. 224

$174 - $244

Drive  •  18 h 11 min

  1. 1052 miles

$150 - $220

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

Tigerair Australia, Qantas and two other airlines fly from Gold Coast to Melbourne hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gold Coast to Melbourne via Helensvale, platform 4, Helensvale, platform 2, Roma Street, platform 6, Brisbane, and Central Station in around 28 h 57 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
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 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
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, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
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 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 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 Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Jetgo Australia
Website
jetgo.com
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne Essendon Apt via Dubbo
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne Essendon Apt via Wollongong
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
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 - $23
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$15 - $20
Standard
$17 - $23
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
$95 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$95 - $140
1st Class
$130 - $200
Train from Casino Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$75 - $120
1st Class
$100 - $160
Train from Tamworth Station to Hornsby Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Central Station to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $85
First
$85 - $120
Sleeper
$150 - $180
Bus operators
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
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Casino Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.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 - $11
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $80
Flexifare
$70 - $100
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 - $16
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Parramatta to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Gold Coast and Melbourne is 1346 km. The road distance is 1683 km.

The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Melbourne is to fly which costs $95 - $390 and takes 4 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Melbourne is to fly which takes 4 h 36 min and costs $95 - $390.

It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Gold Coast to Melbourne, including transfers.