There are 5 ways to get from Helensvale to Southport by bus, tram, taxi, car or towncar

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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Line 704 bus  •  25 min

  1. Take the line 704 bus from Gold Coast Hwy at Discovery Drive to North St at Norman Street 704

$3 - $5

4 alternative options

Line 725 bus, tram  •  29 min

  1. Take the line 725 bus from Discovery Dr at Eugenia Reserve to Helensvale stop A 718 / ...
  2. Take the tram from Helensvale, platform 5 to Queen Street Glks

$5 - $8

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Helensvale to Southport 7.9 miles

$23 - $29

Drive  •  10 min

  1. Drive from Helensvale to Southport 7.9 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  10 min

  1. Take an Uber from Helensvale to Southport 7.9 miles

$15 - $22

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gold Coast Hwy at Discovery Drive and arriving at North St at Norman Street. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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The distance between Helensvale and Southport is 9 km. The road distance is 12.7 km.

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The best way to get from Helensvale to Southport without a car is to line 704 bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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The line 704 bus from Gold Coast Hwy at Discovery Drive to North St at Norman Street takes 25 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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Helensvale to Southport bus services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, arrive at North St at Norman Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Helensvale to Southport is 13 km. It takes approximately 10 min to drive from Helensvale to Southport.

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There are 971+ hotels available in Southport. Prices start at $94 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Helensvale to Southport.
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  • Distance: 5.9 miles
  • Duration: 25 min

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

TRANSLink QLD operates a bus from Helensvale to Southport every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 25 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Tram from Helensvale, platform 5 to Queen Street
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Hwy at Discovery Drive to North St at Norman Street
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus from Discovery Dr at Eugenia Reserve to Helensvale stop A
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Other operators
Uber Gold Coast
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Helensvale to Southport
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$15 - $22
UberX
$15 - $22
UberXL
$23 - $35
Select
$26 - $35
Taxi from Helensvale to Southport
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$23 - $29
GC Cabs
Phone
+61 7 5588 1234
Website
gccabs.com.au

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