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  •  7 h 43 min

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

$143 - $329

Cheapest option

Bus  •  25 h 5 min

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

$136 - $200

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

  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

$165 - $396

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

  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

$208 - $590

Bus via Canberra  •  24 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra
  3. Take the bus from Canberra to Thredbo

$139 - $225

Train, bus via Canberra  •  25 h 18 min

  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

$142 - $253

Train, bus  •  25 h 54 min

  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 - $228

Train, bus via Jindabyne  •  27 h 24 min

  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 Canberra Station, Coach Bay to Jindabyne Coach Stop 775

$145 - $231

Drive  •  14 h 45 min

  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 14 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Thredbo is to fly and bus which costs $190 - $460 and takes 7 h 43 min.

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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 and Canberra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 32 min.

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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 24 h 32 min and costs $190 - $310.

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

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Gold Coast to Thredbo bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, 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 1 h 40 min.

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

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 and Canberra in around 24 h 32 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Gold Coast to Albury via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Gold Coast to Albury via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Gold Coast to Albury via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Albury via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$15 - $19
Standard
$17 - $22
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
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Central Station
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $140
1st Class
$120 - $190
Train from Central Station to Canberra Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $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
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$17 - $25
Flexifare
$26 - $40
Bus from Canberra to Thredbo
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$22 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $45
Bus from Central Station to Thredbo
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$40 - $60
Flexifare
$50 - $75
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Snow White Depot/David St to Towong/Murray River Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Sydney
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Thredbo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Canberra Station, Coach Bay to Jindabyne Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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