There are 5 ways to get from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie by bus, car, plane or train

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Bus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Port Macquarie

$55 - $75

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Drive  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie 296.2 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Gold Coast to Port Macquarie  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Port Macquarie (PQQ) OOL - PQQ

$167 - $512

Train to Brisbane, fly to Port Macquarie  •  5 h 48 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

$119 - $259

Train to Brisbane, fly to Coffs Harbour, bus  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) BNE - CFS
  3. Take the bus from Coffs Harbour to Port Macquarie

$194 - $452

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Surfers Paradise and arriving at Port Macquarie. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Port Macquarie is 385 km. The road distance is 473.9 km.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 45 min and costs .

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The bus from Surfers Paradise to Port Macquarie takes 9 h 45 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Gold Coast to Port Macquarie bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Surfers Paradise station.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie is to bus which takes 9 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 6 h 24 min.

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There is no direct flight from Gold Coast Airport to Port Macquarie Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Gold Coast to Port Macquarie bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Port Macquarie station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gold Coast to Port Macquarie is 474 km. It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to drive from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Gold Coast Airport to Port Macquarie Airport.

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Map of how to get from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie.
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  • Distance: 240.5 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 45 min

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

Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $75 and the journey takes 9 h 45 min. Alternatively, Qantas, Virgin Australia and two other airlines fly from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie hourly.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
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
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
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Coffs Harbour to Port Macquarie
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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