There are 4 ways to get from Gold Coast to Tenterfield by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St 164 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Tenterfield Coach Stop, Manners St 670T

$13 - $27

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6 Vlbd / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Tenterfield

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Lismore Transit Centre
  2. Take the bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Tenterfield Coach Stop, Manners St 670T

$23 - $32

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Tenterfield 176.4 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Tenterfield is to bus which costs $18 - $40 and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Tenterfield is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gold Coast to Tenterfield. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd and arriving at Tenterfield Coach Stop, Manners St via Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 43 min.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Tenterfield is 181 km. The road distance is 282.3 km.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Tenterfield without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 43 min and costs $18 - $40.

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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Gold Coast to Tenterfield, including transfers.

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

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Gold Coast to Tenterfield bus services, operated by Northern Rivers Buslines, arrive at Tenterfield Coach Stop, Manners St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gold Coast to Tenterfield is 282 km. It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to drive from Gold Coast to Tenterfield.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Tenterfield. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gold Coast to Tenterfield.
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  • Distance: 112.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 43 min

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

You can take a bus from Gold Coast to Tenterfield via Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St in around 5 h 43 min.

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
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Lismore Transit Centre
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Northern Rivers Buslines
Website
buslinesgroup.com.au
Bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Tenterfield Coach Stop, Manners St
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
buslinesgroup.com.au
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Tenterfield
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
crisps.com.au

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