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There are 7 ways to get from Manly to Coolangatta by ferry, plane, train, bus, night bus 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.

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Ferry, fly to Gold Coast  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Gold Coast (OOL) SYD - OOL

$54 - $224

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Ferry, fly to Brisbane, train  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Brisbane (BNE) SYD - BNE
  3. Take the train from International Airport, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2

$81 - $259

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  16h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Coolangatta Gx243 / ...

$73 - $126

Ferry, train, night bus  •  17h 15m

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Casino Station 33 / ...
  3. Take the night bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Wharf St At Bay St 161

$90 - $141

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  17h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Chatswood to Tweed Heads

$68 - $124

Ferry, train  •  18h 9m

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  3. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2

$107 - $156

Drive  •  9h 19m

  1. Drive from Manly to Coolangatta 516.7 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Manly to Coolangatta is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 9h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Manly to Coolangatta is to ferry and fly which costs $75 - $320 and takes 3h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manly to Coolangatta. However, there are services departing from Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B and arriving at Coolangatta via Military Rd At Watson St and Sydney. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 33m.

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The distance between Manly and Coolangatta is 662 km. The road distance is 826.8 km.

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The best way to get from Manly to Coolangatta without a car is to bus which takes 16h 33m and costs $100 - $180.

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It takes approximately 3h 22m to get from Manly to Coolangatta, including transfers.

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Manly to Coolangatta bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Sydney station.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Gold Coast Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Manly to Coolangatta bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Coolangatta station.

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Coolangatta is 1h behind Manly. It is currently 4:56 PM in Manly and 3:56 PM in Coolangatta.

Map of how to get from Manly to Coolangatta.
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  • Distance: 413.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 22m

What companies run services between Manly, NSW, Australia and Coolangatta, QLD, Australia?

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Manly to Coolangatta 4 times a day. Tickets cost $70 - $120 and the journey takes 14h 30m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from International Airport, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$16 - $20
Standard
$18 - $24
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
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Casino Station
Ave. Duration
11h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$70 - $110
1st Class
$100 - $150
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
Bus operators
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 Sydney to Coolangatta
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $110
Flexifare
$85 - $120
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Night bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Wharf St At Bay St
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Chatswood to Tweed Heads
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
Premier Motor Service
Ferry operators
Manly Fast Ferry
Phone
02 9583 1199
Website
manlyfastferry.com.au
Ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Manly Fast Ferry

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Yes, the driving distance between Manly to Coolangatta is 827 km. It takes approximately 9h 19m to drive from Manly to Coolangatta.

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Qantas, Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia and Jetstar offer flights from Sydney Airport to Gold Coast Airport.

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

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