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

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Train, fly to Gold Coast, tram  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Hornsby Station to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Gold Coast (OOL) SYD - OOL
  3. Take the tram from Broadbeach South to Cavill Avenue

$57 - $227

4 alternative options

Fly to Brisbane, train  •  6 h 12 min

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

$78 - $254

Train, night bus  •  14 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Hornsby Station to Casino Station 31 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd 163

$85 - $123

Bus, train  •  20 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Hornsby Station, George St to Wyong Station, Stand A 5Cn
  2. Take the train from Wyong Station to Muswellbrook Station 223
  3. Take the bus from Muswellbrook Station, Coach Stop to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop 355
  4. Take the bus from Tamworth to Brisbane
  5. Take the bus from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd

$123 - $178

Drive  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Hornsby to Gold Coast 514.4 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Hornsby to Gold Coast is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 9 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hornsby to Gold Coast is to train and fly and tram which takes 4 h 23 min and costs $75 - $310.

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The distance between Hornsby and Gold Coast is 672 km. The road distance is 823 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Hornsby to Gold Coast, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Hornsby to Gold Coast. However, you can take the train to Central Station, take the train to International Airport Station, take the walk to Sydney airport, fly to Gold Coast, take the walk to Gold Coast Airport, take the line 777 bus to Broadbeach South station, take the walk to Broadbeach South, then take the tram to Gold Coast. Alternatively, you can take the train to Central Station, take the train to International Airport Station, take the walk to Sydney airport, fly to Brisbane, take the walk to International Airport, platform 1, take the train to Helensvale, platform 1, take the walk to Helensvale, platform 5, then take the tram to Gold Coast.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Hornsby Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$3 - $5
1st Class
$4 - $7
Train from Hornsby Station to Casino Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$70 - $110
1st Class
$100 - $150
Train from Wyong Station to Muswellbrook Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$17 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $35
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Tram from Broadbeach South to Cavill Avenue
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from International Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$15 - $19
Standard
$17 - $22
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Night bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Hornsby Station, George St to Wyong Station, Stand A
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Muswellbrook Station, Coach Stop to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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