There are 5 ways to get from Gold Coast to Wollongong by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Gold Coast, train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Sydney (SYD) OOL - SYD
  2. Take the train from Wolli Creek Station to Wollongong Station

$60 - $232

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Train to Brisbane, fly, train  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Sydney (SYD) BNE - SYD
  3. Take the train from Wolli Creek Station to Wollongong Station

$82 - $259

Bus, train  •  18 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Sydney
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Wollongong Station South Coast Line

$103 - $137

Train  •  19 h 13 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 Wollongong Station

$106 - $165

Drive  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Wollongong 575 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Wollongong is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 10 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Wollongong is to fly and train which costs $80 - $320 and takes 5 h 18 min.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Wollongong is 754 km. The road distance is 920 km.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Wollongong without a car is to bus and train which takes 18 h 27 min and costs $140 - $190.

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Gold Coast to Wollongong, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Gold Coast Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gold Coast to Wollongong is 920 km. It takes approximately 10 h 30 min to drive from Gold Coast to Wollongong.

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Qantas, Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia and Jetstar offer flights from Gold Coast Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 63+ hotels available in Wollongong. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gold Coast to Wollongong.
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  • Distance: 471.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

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

You can take a train from Gold Coast to Wollongong via Helensvale, platform 4, Helensvale, platform 2, Roma Street, platform 6, Brisbane, and Central Station in around 19 h 13 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Gold Coast to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Wolli Creek Station to Wollongong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$7 - $11
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Central Station to Wollongong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$7 - $12
1st Class
$10 - $16
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
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
Bus operators
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

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