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There are 6 ways to get from Gold Coast to Tin Can Bay by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

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Train, taxi  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6
  2. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Gympie North
  3. Take a taxi from Gympie North to Tin Can Bay

$112 - $158

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Bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane Roma Street Gx241 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Tin Can Bay Gx441

$32 - $168

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Bus via Surfers Paradise  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Tin Can Bay Gx441

$37 - $164

Train, bus  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Domestic Airport, platform 1 Vlbd
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane Domestic Airport to Tin Can Bay Gx441

$42 - $176

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Tin Can Bay 183.9 miles

$26 - $40

Train, fly, bus  •  7 h

  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 bus from Hervey Bay - Pialba to Tin Can Bay

$137 - $385

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The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Tin Can Bay is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Tin Can Bay is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gold Coast to Tin Can Bay. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise and arriving at Tin Can Bay via Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Tin Can Bay is 236 km. The road distance is 294.2 km.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Tin Can Bay without a car is to train and taxi which takes 6 h 14 min and costs $150 - $230.

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It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from Gold Coast to Tin Can Bay, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Hervey Bay Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Gold Coast to Tin Can Bay bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Tin Can Bay station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gold Coast to Tin Can Bay is 294 km. It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to drive from Gold Coast to Tin Can Bay.

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Map of how to get from Gold Coast to Tin Can Bay.
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  • Distance: 147.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 14 min

What companies run services between Gold Coast, QLD, Australia and Tin Can Bay, QLD, Australia?

You can take a bus from Gold Coast to Tin Can Bay via Brisbane in around 7 h 55 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
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
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Train from Roma Street, platform 9 to Gympie North, platform 1
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Domestic Airport, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Online
$14 - $19
Standard
$17 - $22
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
TRANSLink QLD
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 Gympie North
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
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Queensland Rail Travel
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 Surfers Paradise to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$6 - $9
Flexifare
$13 - $19
Bus from Brisbane to Tin Can Bay
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$26 - $40
Flexifare
$35 - $50
Bus from Brisbane Domestic Airport to Tin Can Bay
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $150
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$25 - $35
Flexifare
$35 - $50
Bus from Hervey Bay - Pialba to Tin Can Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $22
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$8 - $12
Flexifare
$15 - $22
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
Transport NSW
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
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 - $14
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
Premier Motor Service
Other operators
Taxi from Gympie North to Tin Can Bay
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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Qantas offers flights from Brisbane Airport to Hervey Bay Airport.

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There are 51+ hotels available in Tin Can Bay. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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