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There are 3 ways to get from Helensvale to Caloundra by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Central, platform 3 Vlbd / ...
  2. Take the train from Central, platform 6 to Landsborough, platform 1 Ipna / ...

$19 - $29

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Line 704 bus, bus, line 600 bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the line 704 bus from Gold Coast Hwy at Discovery Drive to Scarborough St at Southport Transit Centre 704
  2. Take the bus from Southport to Brisbane Roma Street
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane to Mooloolaba
  4. Take the line 600 bus from Brisbane Rd at Mooloolaba Bowls Club to Caloundra station 600

$21 - $52

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Helensvale to Caloundra 97.1 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Helensvale to Caloundra is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helensvale to Caloundra is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Helensvale to Caloundra station. However, there are services departing from Gold Coast Hwy at Discovery Drive and arriving at Caloundra station via Southport, Brisbane and Brisbane Rd at Mooloolaba Bowls Club. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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The distance between Helensvale and Caloundra is 124 km. The road distance is 155.3 km.

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The best way to get from Helensvale to Caloundra without a car is to train which takes 4 h 47 min and costs $26 - $45.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Helensvale to Caloundra, including transfers.

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Helensvale to Caloundra bus services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, depart from Gold Coast Hwy at Discovery Drive station.

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The best way to get from Helensvale to Caloundra is to train which takes 4 h 47 min and costs $26 - $45. Alternatively, you can line 704 bus and bus and line 600 bus, which costs $30 - $75 and takes 5 h 50 min.

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Helensvale to Caloundra bus services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, arrive at Caloundra station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Helensvale to Caloundra is 155 km. It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to drive from Helensvale to Caloundra.

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Map of how to get from Helensvale to Caloundra.
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  • Distance: 77.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

What companies run services between Helensvale, QLD, Australia and Caloundra, QLD, Australia?

You can take a train from Helensvale to Caloundra via Helensvale stop A, Helensvale, platform 2, Central, platform 3, Central, platform 6, Landsborough, platform 1, and Landsborough station in around 4 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Helensvale to Caloundra via Scarborough St at Southport Transit Centre, Southport, Brisbane Roma Street, Brisbane, Mooloolaba, and Brisbane Rd at Mooloolaba Bowls Club in around 5 h 50 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Central, platform 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 6 to Landsborough, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
translink.com.au
Bus operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Hwy at Discovery Drive to Scarborough St at Southport Transit Centre
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Rd at Mooloolaba Bowls Club to Caloundra station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
jp.translink.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.

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Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Southport to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$6 - $9
Flexifare
$12 - $18
Bus from Brisbane to Mooloolaba
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $14
Flexifare
$17 - $24
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Southport to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Mooloolaba
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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