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There are 4 ways to get from Ipswich to Coolangatta by train, bus or car

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Train, line 760 bus  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the train from Ipswich, platform 1 to Roma Street, platform 9
  2. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
  3. Take the line 760 bus from Varsity Lakes station to Griffith St at Coolangatta East 760

$15 - $22

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3h 51m

  1. Take the train from Ipswich, platform 1 to Roma Street, platform 9 Ipca / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane Coach Terminal to Coolangatta Gx423 / ...

$12 - $28

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Ipswich to Brisbane
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport Southbound - Brisbane Int. to Byron / ...

$49 - $68

Drive  •  1h 22m

  1. Drive from Ipswich to Coolangatta 74 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Ipswich to Coolangatta is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 1h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Ipswich to Coolangatta is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 1h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ipswich to Coolangatta. However, there are services departing from Ipswich and arriving at Griffith St at Coolangatta East via Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop and Gold Coast Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 33m.

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The distance between Ipswich and Coolangatta is 98 km. The road distance is 118.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ipswich to Coolangatta without a car is to train and line 760 bus which takes 3h 24m and costs $21 - $35.

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It takes approximately 3h 24m to get from Ipswich to Coolangatta, including transfers.

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Ipswich to Coolangatta bus services, operated by Bus Queensland, depart from Ipswich station.

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Ipswich to Coolangatta bus services, operated by Byron Easybus, arrive at Gold Coast Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ipswich to Coolangatta is 118 km. It takes approximately 1h 22m to drive from Ipswich to Coolangatta.

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There are 1090+ hotels available in Coolangatta. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ipswich to Coolangatta.
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  • Distance: 61.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 24m

What companies run services between Ipswich, QLD, Australia and Coolangatta, QLD, Australia?

You can take a bus from Ipswich to Coolangatta via Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop and Gold Coast Airport in around 3h 33m.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Ipswich, platform 1 to Roma Street, platform 9
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Varsity Lakes station to Griffith St at Coolangatta East
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Ipswich to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
Byron Easybus
Phone
+612 6685 7447
Email
info@byronbus.com
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
Byron Easybus
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.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Coach Terminal to Coolangatta
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $22
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$8 - $12
Flexifare
$15 - $22

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