There are 2 ways to get from Ipswich to Surfers Paradise by train, tram or car

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Train, tram  •  2 h 59 min

  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

$13 - $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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The cheapest way to get from Ipswich to Surfers Paradise is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ipswich to Surfers Paradise is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Ipswich to Surfers Paradise, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Ipswich to Surfers Paradise. However, you can take the train to Roma Street, platform 9, take the walk to Roma Street, platform 4, take the train to Helensvale, platform 1, take the walk to Helensvale, platform 5, then take the tram to Cavill Avenue. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Surfers Paradise.

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
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au

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