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

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

Train  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 7 Vlbd / ...
  2. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Gladstone Tilt Train / ...

$119 - $168

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane 175 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Gladstone Gx402

$66 - $119

5 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Tannum Sands 359.1 miles

$50 - $75

Tram, train, fly to Gladstone, line 550 bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the tram from Cypress Avenue to Helensvale, platform 5
  2. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  3. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Gladstone (GLT) BNE - GLT
  4. Take the line 550 bus from Philip St at Stockland Gladstone to Booth Ave near Salmon St

$112 - $321

Train, fly to Biloela, drive  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Biloela (ZBL) BNE - ZBL
  3. Drive from Biloela to Tannum Sands

$179 - $364

Train, fly to Hervey Bay  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Hervey Bay (HVB) BNE - HVB
  3. Take the train from Howard to Gladstone

$268 - $557

Train, fly to Bundaberg  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Bundaberg (BDB) BNE - BDB
  3. Take the train from Bundaberg to Gladstone

$176 - $340

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

You can take a train from Gold Coast to Tannum Sands via Helensvale, platform 5, Helensvale, platform 2, Roma Street, platform 7, Brisbane Roma Street, and Gladstone in around 9 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gold Coast to Tannum Sands via Brisbane, Gladstone, Goondoon St at Apex Park, and Philip St at Stockland Gladstone in around 16 h 34 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Brisbane to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Bundaberg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Brisbane to Bundaberg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Brisbane to Biloela
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
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 Roma Street, platform 7
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Tram from Cypress Avenue to Helensvale, platform 5
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$15 - $20
Standard
$18 - $23
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Howard to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Bundaberg to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.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
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $85
Flexifare
$70 - $100
QConnect-Bus link
Phone
(07) 4972 1670
Email
info.gladstone@buslink.com.au
Website
buslink.com.au
Bus from Philip St at Stockland Gladstone to Booth Ave near Salmon St
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
QConnect-Bus link

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Gold Coast to Tannum Sands?

The distance between Gold Coast and Tannum Sands is 495 km. The road distance is 574 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Tannum Sands?

The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Tannum Sands is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 7 h 24 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Gold Coast to Tannum Sands?

The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Tannum Sands is to train and fly and drive which takes 6 h 35 min and costs $230 - $480.

Is there a direct bus between Gold Coast and Tannum Sands?

No, there is no direct bus from Gold Coast to Tannum Sands. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd and arriving at Booth Ave near Salmon St via Brisbane, Goondoon St at Apex Park and Philip St at Stockland Gladstone. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 34 min.

How long does it take to get from Gold Coast to Tannum Sands?

It takes approximately 9 h 36 min to get from Gold Coast to Tannum Sands, including transfers.