There are 2 ways to get from Ipswich to Gold Coast by train, tram 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, tram  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich, platform 1 to Roma Street, platform 9
  2. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 3 to Helensvale, platform 1
  3. Take the tram from Helensvale, platform 5 to Cypress Avenue

$14 - $19

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Ipswich to Gold Coast 59.2 miles

$8 - $13

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

There is no direct connection from Ipswich to Gold Coast. However, you can take the train to Roma Street, platform 9, take the walk to Roma Street, platform 3, take the train to Helensvale, platform 1, take the walk to Helensvale, platform 5, then take the tram to Cypress Avenue. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Gold Coast.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Ipswich, platform 1 to Roma Street, platform 9
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Roma Street, platform 3 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Tram from Helensvale, platform 5 to Cypress Avenue
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Ipswich to Gold Coast?

The distance between Ipswich and Gold Coast is 79 km. The road distance is 95 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Ipswich to Gold Coast is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Ipswich to Gold Coast is to drive which takes 1 h 6 min and costs $10 - $16.

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

It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to get from Ipswich to Gold Coast, including transfers.