There are 8 ways to get from Gold Coast to Tannum Sands by train, bus, car, tram or plane

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Train  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6 Vlbd / ...
  2. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Gladstone Tilt Train / ...

$109 - $158

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Bus  •  16 h 35 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

$61 - $113

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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 4
  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

$111 - $320

Train, fly to Rockhampton  •  7 h 28 min

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

$164 - $414

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

$178 - $363

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

$257 - $536

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

$168 - $328

Questions & Answers

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 35 min.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Tannum Sands is 495 km. The road distance is 574.5 km.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Tannum Sands without a car is to train which takes 9 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 39 min to get from Gold Coast to Tannum Sands, including transfers.

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Gold Coast to Tannum Sands bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd station.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Tannum Sands is to train which takes 9 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 16 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Gladstone Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Gold Coast to Tannum Sands bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Gladstone station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gold Coast to Tannum Sands is 574 km. It takes approximately 7 h 24 min to drive from Gold Coast to Tannum Sands.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Brisbane Airport to Gladstone Airport.

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Map of how to get from Gold Coast to Tannum Sands.
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  • Distance: 309.5 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 39 min

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 4, Helensvale, platform 2, Roma Street, platform 6, Brisbane Roma Street, and Gladstone in around 9 h 39 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 35 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 Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $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 Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
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 6
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Tram from Cypress Avenue to Helensvale, platform 4
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$14 - $19
Standard
$16 - $22
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
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Queensland Rail Travel
Train from Rockhampton to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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Queensland Rail Travel
Train from Howard to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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Queensland Rail Travel
Train from Bundaberg to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
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Queensland Rail Travel
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
$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
$10 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
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 Brisbane to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$50 - $80
Flexifare
$65 - $95
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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