There are 8 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 32

$37 - $52

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 2 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 Grafton Fire Station, Prince St to Park Av At Little St 372
  4. Take the bus from Park Av Opp Little St to Bowra St - No.6 360

$23 - $43

6 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

$152 - $390

Tram, train to Brisbane, fly to Coffs Harbour, bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the tram from Cypress Avenue to Helensvale, platform 4
  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

$175 - $427

Bus to Lismore, fly to Grafton, train  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Lismore Station, Coach Bay
  2. Fly from Lismore (LSY) to Grafton (GFN) LSY - GFN
  3. Take the train from Grafton Station to Urunga Station

$104 - $141

Train to Brisbane, fly to Port Macquarie, bus  •  8 h 19 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 to Nambucca Heads

$129 - $283

Train to Brisbane, fly to Armidale, bus  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Armidale (ARM) BNE - ARM
  3. Take the bus from University of New England to Urunga

$232 - $331

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Nambucca Heads is to bus which costs $30 - $60 and takes 11 h 2 min.

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

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The distance between Gold Coast and Nambucca Heads is 297 km. The road distance is 361.5 km.

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

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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, Grafton Fire Station, Prince St and Park Av Opp Little St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 2 min.

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Map of how to get from Gold Coast to Nambucca Heads.
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  • Distance: 185.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 43 min

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, Grafton Fire Station, Prince St, Park Av At Little St, and Park Av Opp Little St in around 11 h 2 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 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
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
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Lismore to Grafton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
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
Flights from Brisbane to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Casino Station to Urunga Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$21 - $30
1st Class
$29 - $45
Train from Grafton Station to Urunga Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$10 - $16
1st Class
$14 - $22
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Tram from Cypress Avenue to Helensvale, platform 4
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
jp.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
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
$12 - $18
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
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Park Av Opp Little St to Bowra St - No.6
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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 - $7
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Lismore Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
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
$15 - $21
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
3 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
buslinesgroup.com.au
Forest Coach Lines
Website
forestcoachlines.com.au
Bus from Grafton Fire Station, Prince St to Park Av At Little St
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
forestcoachlines.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Port Macquarie to Nambucca Heads
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $14
Flexifare
$17 - $24

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