There are 9 ways to get from Gold Coast to Merimbula 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  •  9 h 2 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 - $329

Cheapest option

Fly Gold Coast to Merimbula  •  6 h 32 min

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

$100 - $399

7 alternative options

Train to Brisbane, fly to Canberra, bus  •  10 h 49 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

$168 - $396

Fly Gold Coast to Moruya, bus  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Moruya (MYA) OOL - MYA
  2. Take the bus from Vulcan St Opp Mirrabooka Av to Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St

$148 - $423

Fly Gold Coast to Cooma, bus  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Cooma (OOM) OOL - OOM
  2. Take the bus from Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St to Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St

$116 - $375

Train, bus via Canberra Station, Coach Bay  •  27 h 10 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 Bay to Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St 771

$147 - $225

Train, bus  •  27 h 53 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 Kiama Station
  4. Take the bus from Bomaderry Station, Meroo St to Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St

$143 - $219

Bus  •  30 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane Roma Street 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 Station, Coach Bay 782
  6. Take the bus from Canberra Station, Coach Bay to Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St 771

$171 - $220

Drive  •  15 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Merimbula 801.7 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Merimbula is to drive which costs $150 - $230 and takes 15 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Merimbula is to fly which costs $130 - $550 and takes 6 h 32 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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It takes approximately 9 h 2 min to get from Gold Coast to Merimbula, including transfers.

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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 Coach Stop, Park St via Brisbane, Tamworth Station, Coach Stop, Dubbo Station, Coach Bay, Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay and Canberra Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 2 min.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Merimbula is to fly which takes 6 h 32 min and costs $130 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $230 - $310 and takes 30 h 2 min.

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Gold Coast to Merimbula bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Brisbane 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 2 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 Brisbane Roma Street, Brisbane, Tamworth, Tamworth Station, Coach Stop, Dubbo Station, Coach Bay, Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay, and Canberra Station, Coach Bay in around 30 h 2 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 Brisbane to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Gold Coast to Merimbula via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Gold Coast to Merimbula via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $340
Flights from Gold Coast to Merimbula via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Gold Coast to Merimbula via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $390
Flights from Gold Coast to Moruya via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Gold Coast to Moruya via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $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 Avalon, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $430
Flights from Gold Coast to Moruya via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Gold Coast to Moruya via Sydney, Merimbula
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Gold Coast to Cooma via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Gold Coast to Cooma via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $310
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 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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $310
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 - $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
$120 - $190
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
Train from Central Station to Kiama Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$11 - $16
1st Class
$15 - $23
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
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 - $24
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $14
Flexifare
$16 - $24
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
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 Station, Coach Bay to Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
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
$6 - $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 Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Vulcan St Opp Mirrabooka Av to Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Bomaderry Station, Meroo St to Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
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
$84
Schedules at
crisps.com.au

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