There are 2 ways to get from Macleay Island to Gold Coast by ferry, taxi, train, tram or car ferry

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Ferry, taxi, train, tram  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the ferry from Macleay Island Ferry to Redland Bay Marina platform 3
  2. Take a taxi from Redland Bay Marina platform 3 to Beenleigh, platform 1
  3. Take the train from Beenleigh, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1
  4. Take the tram from Helensvale, platform 5 to Cypress Avenue

$48 - $62

1 alternative option

Car ferry, taxi  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Macleay Island Ferry to Redland Bay
  2. Take a taxi from Redland Bay to Gold Coast

$110 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Macleay Island to Gold Coast is to ferry and taxi and train and tram which costs $60 - $85 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Macleay Island to Gold Coast is to car ferry and taxi which takes 1 h 28 min and costs $160 - $190.

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The distance between Macleay Island and Gold Coast is 43 km.

It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from Macleay Island to Gold Coast, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Macleay Island to Gold Coast. However, you can take the ferry to Redland Bay Marina platform 3, take the taxi to Beenleigh, platform 1, 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 car ferry to Redland Bay then take the taxi to Gold Coast.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Beenleigh, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Tram from Helensvale, platform 5 to Cypress Avenue
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Ferry operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Ferry from Macleay Island Ferry to Redland Bay Marina platform 3
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Stradbroke Ferries
Phone
+61 7 3488 5300
Email
info@stradbrokeferries.com.au
Website
stradbrokeferries.com.au
Car ferry from Macleay Island Ferry to Redland Bay
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stradbrokeferries.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Redland Bay Marina platform 3 to Beenleigh, platform 1
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50

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