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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, fly to Gold Coast, tram  •  4 h 22 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 11 min

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

$79 - $255

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

$88 - $127

Bus  •  20 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Hornsby Station, George St to Maitland Station, Station St 8Hu
  2. Take the bus from Maitland Station, Station St to Scone Station, Coach Stop
  3. Take the bus from Scone Station, Coach Stop to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop 351 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Tamworth to Brisbane
  5. Take the bus from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd

$124 - $174

Drive  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Hornsby to Gold Coast 514.4 miles

$70 - $110

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

You can take a bus from Hornsby to Gold Coast via Maitland Station, Station St, Scone Station, Coach Stop, Tamworth Station, Coach Stop, Tamworth, and Brisbane in around 20 h 41 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
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 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
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
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
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Hornsby Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
$75 - $110
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$75 - $110
1st Class
$100 - $150
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Tram from Broadbeach South to Cavill Avenue
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 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 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$15 - $20
Standard
$17 - $23
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
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Hornsby Station, George St to Maitland Station, Station St
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Maitland Station, Station St to Scone Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Scone Station, Coach Stop to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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 - $16
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Hornsby to Gold Coast?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Hornsby to Gold Coast?

The cheapest way to get from Hornsby to Gold Coast is to drive which costs $95 - $140 and takes 9 h 12 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Hornsby to Gold Coast?

The quickest way to get from Hornsby to Gold Coast is to train and fly and tram which takes 4 h 22 min and costs $75 - $300.

Is there a direct bus between Hornsby and Gold Coast?

No, there is no direct bus from Hornsby to Gold Coast. However, there are services departing from Hornsby Station, George St and arriving at Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd via Maitland Station, Station St, Scone Station, Coach Stop, Tamworth and Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 41 min.

How long does it take to get from Hornsby to Gold Coast?

It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Hornsby to Gold Coast, including transfers.