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

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Tram  •  48 min

  1. Take the tram from Helensvale, platform 5 to Cavill Avenue Glks

$5 - $8

4 alternative options

Line 704 bus, line 705 bus  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 704 bus from Gold Coast Hwy at Discovery Drive to Sea World 704
  2. Take the line 705 bus from Sea World to Surfers Paradise 705

$7 - $10

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Helensvale to Surfers Paradise 12 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Helensvale to Surfers Paradise 12 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Helensvale to Surfers Paradise 12 miles

$22 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Helensvale to Surfers Paradise is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helensvale to Surfers Paradise is to taxi which costs $45 - $60 and takes 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Helensvale to Surfers Paradise. However, there are services departing from Gold Coast Hwy at Discovery Drive and arriving at Surfers Paradise via Sea World. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 3 min.

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The distance between Helensvale and Surfers Paradise is 14 km. The road distance is 19.2 km.

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The best way to get from Helensvale to Surfers Paradise without a car is to tram which takes 48 min and costs $7 - $12.

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It takes approximately 48 min to get from Helensvale to Surfers Paradise, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Helensvale to Surfers Paradise is 19 km. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Helensvale to Surfers Paradise.

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There are 997+ hotels available in Surfers Paradise. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Helensvale to Surfers Paradise.
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  • Distance: 9 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

What companies run services between Helensvale, QLD, Australia and Surfers Paradise, QLD, Australia?

You can take a bus from Helensvale to Surfers Paradise via Sea World in around 1 h 3 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Tram from Helensvale, platform 5 to Cavill Avenue
Ave. Duration
35 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 Sea World
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus from Sea World to Surfers Paradise
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Other operators
Uber Gold Coast
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Helensvale to Surfers Paradise
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$22 - $30
UberX
$22 - $30
UberXL
$30 - $45
Select
$35 - $50
Taxi from Helensvale to Surfers Paradise
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
GC Cabs
Phone
+61 7 5588 1234
Website
gccabs.com.au

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