There are 3 ways to get from Ipswich to Surfers Paradise by bus, train, tram or car

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Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Ipswich to Brisbane
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise

$30 - $43

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Train, tram  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from Ipswich, platform 1 to Roma Street, platform 9
  2. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Helensvale, platform 1
  3. Take the tram from Helensvale, platform 5 to Cavill Avenue

$12 - $19

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Ipswich to Surfers Paradise 59.4 miles

$8 - $13

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No, there is no direct bus from Ipswich to Surfers Paradise. However, there are services departing from Ipswich and arriving at Surfers Paradise via Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between Ipswich and Surfers Paradise is 79 km. The road distance is 95 km.

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The best way to get from Ipswich to Surfers Paradise without a car is to bus which takes 3 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from Ipswich to Surfers Paradise, including transfers.

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

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Ipswich to Surfers Paradise bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Surfers Paradise station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ipswich to Surfers Paradise is 95 km. It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to drive from Ipswich to Surfers Paradise.

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There are 1004+ hotels available in Surfers Paradise. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ipswich to Surfers Paradise.
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  • Distance: 49.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

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

You can take a bus from Ipswich to Surfers Paradise via Brisbane in around 3 h.

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 - $6
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Tram from Helensvale, platform 5 to Cavill Avenue
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus operators
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Ipswich to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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