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There are 10 ways to get from Gold Coast to Merimbula by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Gold Coast to Canberra, bus  •  9 h 3 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 Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St to Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St

$145 - $328

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Fly Gold Coast to Sydney, bus  •  12 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Sydney (SYD) OOL - SYD
  2. Take the bus from Sydney Airport T1 to Canberra
  3. Take the bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St

$89 - $281

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Fly Gold Coast to Merimbula  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Merimbula (MIM) OOL - MIM

$100 - $399

Train to Brisbane, fly to Canberra, bus  •  10 h 53 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 Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St to Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St

$167 - $395

Fly Gold Coast to Moruya, bus  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Moruya (MYA) OOL - MYA
  2. Take the bus from Moruya to Merimbula

$131 - $481

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  23 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Sydney Gx423 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Merimbula

$117 - $186

Bus via Canberra  •  25 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra
  3. Take the bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St 771

$143 - $194

Train, bus  •  26 h 50 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 train from Central Station to Bombo Station
  4. Take the bus from Kiama Bombo to Merimbula

$144 - $209

Train, bus via Canberra Station, Coach Stop  •  27 h 14 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 train from Central Station to Canberra Station 633 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Canberra Station, Coach Stop to Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St 771

$146 - $214

Drive  •  15 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Merimbula 801.7 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Merimbula is to fly and bus which costs $120 - $400 and takes 12 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Merimbula is to fly which costs $140 - $600 and takes 6 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gold Coast to Merimbula. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise and arriving at Merimbula via Sydney. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 48 min.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Merimbula is 1042 km. The road distance is 1282.8 km.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Merimbula without a car is to bus which takes 23 h 48 min and costs $160 - $270.

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It takes approximately 9 h 3 min to get from Gold Coast to Merimbula, including transfers.

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Gold Coast to Merimbula bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Surfers Paradise station.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Merimbula is to fly which takes 6 h 33 min and costs $140 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $160 - $270 and takes 23 h 48 min.

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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 Merimbula bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Merimbula station.

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Map of how to get from Gold Coast to Merimbula.
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  • Distance: 651.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 3 min

What companies run services between Gold Coast, QLD, Australia and Merimbula, NSW, Australia?

Qantas, Regional Express and three other airlines fly from Gold Coast to Merimbula every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gold Coast to Merimbula via Sydney in around 23 h 48 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
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 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 Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Gold Coast to Merimbula via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Gold Coast to Merimbula via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $340
Flights from Gold Coast to Merimbula via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $390
Flights from Gold Coast to Merimbula via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Gold Coast to Moruya via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Gold Coast to Moruya via Newcastle, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Gold Coast to Moruya via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Gold Coast to Moruya via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Gold Coast to Moruya via Avalon, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $430
Flights from Gold Coast to Moruya via Sydney, Merimbula
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
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
$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 - $130
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Central Station to Bombo Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$10 - $16
1st Class
$14 - $22
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
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $13
Flexifare
$16 - $23
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Sydney
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $110
Flexifare
$85 - $130
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St to Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Canberra Station, Coach Stop to Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Moruya to Merimbula
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Merimbula
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
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
Bus from Kiama Bombo to Merimbula
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Sydney Airport T1 to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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Murrays Coaches
Bus from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
Murrays Coaches

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Yes, the driving distance between Gold Coast to Merimbula is 1283 km. It takes approximately 15 h 7 min to drive from Gold Coast to Merimbula.

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

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There are 226+ hotels available in Merimbula. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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