There are 6 ways to get from Gold Coast to Nambucca Heads by bus, train, car, plane or tram

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

Bus, train  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Casino Station, Coach Bay 164 / ...
  2. Take the train from Casino Station to Urunga Station, Platfrom 1 32

$38 - $58

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St 164 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Prince St At Fitzroy St 695
  3. Take the bus from Prince St And Pound St to Park Av - No.20 372
  4. Take the bus from Park Av - No.7 to Bowra St - No.6 360

$33 - $54

4 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Nambucca Heads 225.9 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) OOL - CFS

$154 - $392

Tram, train to Brisbane, fly to Coffs Harbour, bus  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the tram from Cypress Avenue to Helensvale, platform 5
  2. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  3. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) BNE - CFS
  4. Take the bus from Toormina Shopping Centre to Bowra St - No.6

$176 - $430

Train to Brisbane, fly to Port Macquarie, bus, train  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) BNE - PQQ
  3. Take the bus from Port Macquarie Airport to Belgrave St At John St
  4. Take the train from Kempsey Station to Nambucca Heads Station

$135 - $282

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

You can take a bus from Gold Coast to Nambucca Heads via Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St, Prince St At Fitzroy St, Prince St And Pound St, Park Av - No.20, and Park Av - No.7 in around 10 h 22 min. Alternatively, Virgin Australia, Qantas and two other airlines fly from Gold Coast to Nambucca Heads hourly.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Flights from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $470
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Flights from Brisbane to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $300
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Brisbane to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Casino Station to Urunga Station, Platfrom 1
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $45
Train from Kempsey Station to Nambucca Heads Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$6 - $9
1st Class
$8 - $13
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Tram from Cypress Avenue to Helensvale, platform 5
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$15 - $20
Standard
$18 - $23
Bus operators
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 Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Park Av - No.7 to Bowra St - No.6
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Toormina Shopping Centre to Bowra St - No.6
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Port Macquarie Airport to Belgrave St At John St
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Northern Rivers Buslines
Website
buslinesgroup.com.au
Bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Prince St At Fitzroy St
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
buslinesgroup.com.au
Ryans Bus Service
Website
ryansbusservice.com.au
Bus from Prince St And Pound St to Park Av - No.20
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ryansbusservice.com.au

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Gold Coast to Nambucca Heads?

The distance between Gold Coast and Nambucca Heads is 297 km. The road distance is 361 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Nambucca Heads?

The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Nambucca Heads is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4 h 12 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Gold Coast to Nambucca Heads?

The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Nambucca Heads is to drive which takes 4 h 12 min and costs $40 - $65.

Is there a direct bus between Gold Coast and Nambucca Heads?

No, there is no direct bus from Gold Coast to Nambucca Heads. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd and arriving at Bowra St - No.6 via Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St, Prince St And Pound St and Park Av - No.7. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 22 min.

How long does it take to get from Gold Coast to Nambucca Heads?

It takes approximately 8 h 43 min to get from Gold Coast to Nambucca Heads, including transfers.