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There are 7 ways to get from Gold Coast to Tamworth by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Gold Coast  •  5h 24m

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

$160 - $219

Cheapest option

Bus via Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd  •  14h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Grafton City South
  2. Take the bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd 141
  3. Take the bus from Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop 312

$66 - $92

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Train to Brisbane, fly  •  4h 50m

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

$172 - $326

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  11h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Coffs Harbour Gx423 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Coffs Harbour to Tamworth

$77 - $120

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  13h 15m

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

$90 - $122

Train, bus  •  13h 57m

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6
  2. Take the train from Brisbane to Urunga Station 32
  3. Take the bus from Urunga to Tamworth

$89 - $133

Drive  •  6h 44m

  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 6h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Tamworth is to train and fly which costs $240 - $460 and takes 4h 50m.

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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 Coffs Harbour. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 10m.

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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 11h 10m and costs $100 - $170.

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It takes approximately 5h 24m 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 5h 24m and costs $220 - $310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $170 and takes 11h 10m.

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

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Gold Coast to Tamworth bus services, operated by New England 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: 5h 24m

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

Qantas, Virgin Australia and two other airlines fly from Gold Coast to Tamworth hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gold Coast to Tamworth via Coffs Harbour in around 11h 10m.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Tamworth via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $230
Flights from Gold Coast to Tamworth via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Tamworth via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Fly Corporate
Website
flycorporate.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$14 - $19
Standard
$16 - $22
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Urunga Station
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $75
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 Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$26 - $40
Flexifare
$35 - $50
New England Coaches
Phone
02 6732 1051
Website
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Coffs Harbour to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Urunga to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Grafton City South
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Premier Motor Service
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
Transport NSW

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Tamworth is 1h ahead of Gold Coast. It is currently 2:22 PM in Gold Coast and 3:22 PM in Tamworth.

Yes, the driving distance between Gold Coast to Tamworth is 542 km. It takes approximately 6h 44m to drive from Gold Coast to Tamworth.

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

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There are 53+ hotels available in Tamworth. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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