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

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Fly from Gold Coast  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Tamworth (TMW) OOL - TMW

$160 - $220

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Bus Crisps Coaches  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane Roma Street Gx243 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Tamworth

$91 - $103

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Train to Brisbane, fly  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Tamworth (TMW) BNE - TMW

$173 - $327

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Coffs Harbour
  2. Take the bus from Coffs Harbour to Tamworth

$91 - $123

Drive  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Tamworth 338.9 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Tamworth is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 6 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Tamworth is to train and fly which costs $230 - $460 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gold Coast to Tamworth. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise and arriving at Tamworth via Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 50 min.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Tamworth is 420 km. The road distance is 542.3 km.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Tamworth without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 50 min and costs $120 - $150.

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Gold Coast to Tamworth, including transfers.

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Gold Coast to Tamworth bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Surfers Paradise station.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Tamworth is to fly which takes 5 h 19 min and costs $220 - $310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $150 and takes 10 h 50 min.

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There is no direct flight from Gold Coast Airport to Tamworth Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Gold Coast to Tamworth bus services, operated by Crisps Coaches, arrive at Tamworth station.

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Map of how to get from Gold Coast to Tamworth.
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  • Distance: 262.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 19 min

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

Virgin Australia, Qantas and two other airlines fly from Gold Coast to Tamworth hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gold Coast to Tamworth via Brisbane Roma Street and Brisbane in around 10 h 50 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Tamworth via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Flights from Gold Coast to Tamworth via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Tamworth via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Flights from Gold Coast to Tamworth via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Flights from Gold Coast to Tamworth via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $220
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Brisbane to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $140
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
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
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 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
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
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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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Yes, the driving distance between Gold Coast to Tamworth is 542 km. It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to drive from Gold Coast to Tamworth.

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Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Gold Coast Airport to Tamworth Airport.

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There are 52+ hotels available in Tamworth. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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