There are 6 ways to get from Gold Coast to Noosa Heads by bus, train, car or shuttle

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  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane 175 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Noosa Junction Gx443 / ...

$18 - $42

5 alternative options

Train, bus Greyhound Australia  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6 Vlbd / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Noosa Junction Gx443 / ...

$20 - $40

Train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6 Vlbd / ...
  2. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Cooroy Tilt Train / ...

$24 - $49

Train, bus via Nambour station  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Central, platform 3
  2. Take the train from Central, platform 6 to Nambour, platform 3
  3. Take the bus from Nambour station to Sunshine Beach Rd at Noosa Plaza 630 / ...

$24 - $34

Drive  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Noosa Heads 129.7 miles

$18 - $27

Shuttle  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Main Beach station to Noosa Heads

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

You can take a bus from Gold Coast to Noosa Heads via Brisbane in around 4 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gold Coast to Noosa Heads via Helensvale, platform 4, Helensvale, platform 2, Roma Street, platform 6, Brisbane Roma Street, Cooroy, and Elm St at Cooroy station in around 6 h 26 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
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
Train from Roma Street, platform 9 to Cooroy, platform 1
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Central, platform 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 6 to Nambour, platform 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
translink.com.au
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Cooroy
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
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
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 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Noosa Junction
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $27
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$11 - $16
Flexifare
$19 - $27
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Nambour station to Sunshine Beach Rd at Noosa Plaza
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Coast 2 Coast Bus Service
Phone
+61 (0) 435 031 564
Email
info@coast2coastbuses.com
Website
coast2coastbuses.com
Shuttle from Main Beach station to Noosa Heads
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
coast2coastbuses.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Gold Coast and Noosa Heads is 181 km. The road distance is 208 km.

The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Noosa Heads is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 2 h 26 min.

The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Noosa Heads is to drive which takes 2 h 26 min and costs $24 - $40.

No, there is no direct bus from Gold Coast to Noosa Heads. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd and arriving at Noosa Junction via Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Gold Coast to Noosa Heads, including transfers.