There are 4 ways to get from Gold Coast to Toowoomba by 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane 175 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba Gx706 / ...

$17 - $40

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6 Vlbd / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba Gx706 / ...

$19 - $38

Train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6 Vlbd / ...
  2. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Toowoomba The Westlander

$33 - $48

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Toowoomba 112.6 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Toowoomba is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 2 h 5 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Toowoomba is to drive which takes 2 h 5 min and costs $21 - $35.

More details

The distance between Gold Coast and Toowoomba is 153 km. The road distance is 180 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Gold Coast to Toowoomba, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Gold Coast to Toowoomba. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd and arriving at Toowoomba via Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

More details

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

You can take a bus from Gold Coast to Toowoomba via Brisbane in around 3 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gold Coast to Toowoomba via Helensvale, platform 4, Helensvale, platform 2, Roma Street, platform 6, and Brisbane Roma Street in around 6 h 42 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
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
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
$7 - $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
$11 - $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 Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$10 - $15
Flexifare
$18 - $25

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including The London Underground: Essential tips to navigate the Tube, Best ways to travel around Australia and Train travel in France: A guide to SNCF - to help you get the most out of your next trip.