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

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

Drive, car ferry  •  2 h 47 min

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

$36 - $47

2 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  4 h 32 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

$59 - $104

Bus, ferry  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane 175
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Brisbane International Airport
  3. Take the ferry from Holt Street, Brisbane to Moreton Island

$53 - $122

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 Helensvale, platform 5, Helensvale, platform 2, Park Road, platform 3, Park Road, platform 1, Cannon Hill, platform 1, and Holt Street, Brisbane in around 4 h 32 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Park Road, platform 3
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.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 - $16
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Brisbane International Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Brisbane International Airport
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $12
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$1 - $3
Flexifare
$8 - $12
Ferry operators
Micat
Website
micat.com.au
Car ferry from Brisbane to Moreton Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
micat.com.au
Tangalooma
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 - $65
Schedules at
tangalooma.com
Children
$35
Adult
$62

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Gold Coast to Tangalooma?

The distance between Gold Coast and Tangalooma is 91 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Tangalooma?

The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Tangalooma is to drive and car ferry which costs $45 - $65 and takes 2 h 47 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Gold Coast to Tangalooma?

The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Tangalooma is to drive and car ferry which takes 2 h 47 min and costs $45 - $65.

How long does it take to get from Gold Coast to Tangalooma?

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