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There are 9 ways to get from Gold Coast to Thredbo by plane, bus, train or car

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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Fly Gold Coast to Canberra, bus  •  7h 43m

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Canberra (CBR) OOL - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Canberra Airport to Thredbo

$142 - $324

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Bus Premier Motor Service  •  25h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Central Station to Thredbo Gx200

$110 - $197

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Train to Brisbane, fly to Canberra, bus  •  9h 29m

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Canberra (CBR) BNE - CBR
  3. Take the bus from Canberra Airport to Thredbo

$164 - $391

Fly Gold Coast to Albury, bus, drive  •  10h 16m

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Albury (ABX) OOL - ABX
  2. Take the bus from Snow White Depot/David St to Towong/Murray River Rd
  3. Drive from Towong/Murray River Rd to Thredbo

$236 - $389

Bus via Canberra  •  23h

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Sydney Airport - International
  2. Take the bus from Sydney Airport T1 to Canberra
  3. Take the bus from Canberra to Thredbo

$125 - $222

Train, bus via Canberra  •  25h 23m

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6
  2. Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station 32
  3. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra
  4. Take the bus from Canberra to Thredbo

$151 - $243

Train, bus  •  25h 56m

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6
  2. Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station 32
  3. Take the bus from Central Station to Thredbo

$139 - $218

Train, bus via Calwell  •  27h 25m

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6
  2. Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station 32
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Canberra Station 633 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Calwell to Thredbo

$159 - $247

Drive  •  14h 45m

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Thredbo 821.7 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Thredbo is to drive which costs $160 - $240 and takes 14h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Thredbo is to fly and bus which costs $200 - $460 and takes 7h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gold Coast to Thredbo. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise and arriving at Thredbo via Sydney Airport T1 and Canberra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Thredbo is 1061 km. The road distance is 1314.8 km.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Thredbo without a car is to bus which takes 23h and costs $170 - $320.

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It takes approximately 7h 43m to get from Gold Coast to Thredbo, including transfers.

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Gold Coast to Thredbo bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Surfers Paradise station.

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The quickest flight from Gold Coast Airport to Canberra Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Gold Coast to Thredbo bus services, operated by Murrays Coaches, arrive at Thredbo station.

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Thredbo is 1h ahead of Gold Coast. It is currently 6:20 AM in Gold Coast and 7:20 AM in Thredbo.

Map of how to get from Gold Coast to Thredbo.
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  • Distance: 663.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 43m

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

You can take a bus from Gold Coast to Thredbo via Sydney Airport - International, Sydney Airport T1, and Canberra in around 23h.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Gold Coast to Albury via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Gold Coast to Albury via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $350
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Gold Coast to Albury via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Gold Coast to Albury via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Gold Coast to Albury via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$14 - $19
Standard
$16 - $22
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Central Station
Ave. Duration
14h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Central Station to Canberra Station
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
Bus operators
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 Canberra Airport to Thredbo
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$17 - $25
Flexifare
$25 - $35
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Sydney Airport - International
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $110
Flexifare
$85 - $130
Bus from Canberra to Thredbo
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$22 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $45
Bus from Central Station to Thredbo
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$40 - $60
Flexifare
$50 - $75
PTV Regional Transit
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Snow White Depot/David St to Towong/Murray River Rd
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Public Transport Victoria
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Sydney Airport T1 to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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Murrays Coaches
Bus from Canberra to Thredbo
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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Murrays Coaches
Bus from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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Murrays Coaches
Bus from Calwell to Thredbo
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
Murrays Coaches
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Sydney
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
Premier Motor Service

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Yes, the driving distance between Gold Coast to Thredbo is 1315 km. It takes approximately 14h 45m to drive from Gold Coast to Thredbo.

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Singapore Airlines, Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Gold Coast Airport to Canberra Airport.

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There are 130+ hotels available in Thredbo. Prices start at $127 USD per night.

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