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There are 3 ways to get from Gold Coast to Tangalooma by car, car ferry, bus, ferry or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Drive, car ferry  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Brisbane
  2. Take the car ferry from Brisbane to Moreton Island

$34 - $47

2 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Westfield Garden City
  2. Take the ferry from Holt Street, Brisbane to Moreton Island

$59 - $98

Train, ferry  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Park Road, platform 3 Vlbd / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Holt Street, Brisbane to Moreton Island

$57 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Tangalooma is to drive and car ferry which costs $45 - $70 and takes 2 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Tangalooma is to drive and car ferry which costs $45 - $70 and takes 2 h 47 min.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Tangalooma is 91 km.

The best way to get from Gold Coast to Tangalooma without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 4 h 9 min and costs $80 - $140.

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It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Gold Coast to Tangalooma, including transfers.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Tangalooma. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gold Coast to Tangalooma.
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  • Distance: 57.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 47 min

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

There is no direct connection from Gold Coast to Tangalooma. However, you can take the drive to Brisbane, take the car ferry to Moreton Island, then take the drive to Tangalooma. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Gold Coast to Tangalooma via Westfield Garden City, Garden City Shopping Centre station, stop N, Cannon Hill Shopping Centre, zone F, and Holt Street, Brisbane in around 4 h 9 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Park Road, platform 3
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Westfield Garden City
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Ferry operators
Micat
Tangalooma
Phone
+61 7 3637 2000
Website
tangalooma.com
Ferry from Holt Street, Brisbane to Moreton Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
tangalooma.com
Children
$32
Adult
$57

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