There are 6 ways to get from Manly to Coolangatta by ferry, plane, train, bus or car

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Ferry, fly to Gold Coast  •  3h 33m

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

$83 - $344

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Bus  •  17h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Chatswood to Tweed Heads Pm12

$80 - $117

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Ferry, fly to Brisbane, train  •  6h 29m

  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 station, platform 1 to Robina station, platform 1

$131 - $317

Ferry, train, bus  •  16h 9m

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2 Mff / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Casino Station 33 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Wharf St Opp Tweed Heads Visitor Info 171 / ...

$99 - $176

Bus via Sydney  •  16h 13m

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

$117 - $210

Drive  •  9h 4m

  1. Drive from Manly to Coolangatta 821.3 km

$110 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Manly to Coolangatta is to bus which costs $80 - $120 and takes 17h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Manly to Coolangatta is to ferry and fly which costs $80 - $350 and takes 3h 33m.

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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 After Watson St and Sydney. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 13m.

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The distance between Manly and Coolangatta is 662 km. The road distance is 821.3 km.

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The best way to get from Manly to Coolangatta without a car is to ferry and train and bus which takes 16h 9m and costs $95 - $180.

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It takes approximately 3h 33m 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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Map of how to get from Manly to Coolangatta.
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  • Distance: 662.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 33m

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

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Sydney to Coolangatta twice daily. Tickets cost $110 - $200 and the journey takes 14h 15m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from International Airport station, platform 1 to Robina station, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Online
$22 - $28
Standard
$25 - $35
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Casino Station
Ave. Duration
11h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $140
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Transport NSW
Economy
$75 - $100
First Class
$100 - $140
Bus operators
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Wharf St Opp Tweed Heads Visitor Info
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
Transport NSW
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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Coolangatta
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$110 - $150
Premium
$140 - $200
Advantage
$150 - $180
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
$75 - $110
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
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Manly Fast Ferry
Sydney Ferries
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Ferry from Manly, Wharf 1 to Circular Quay, Wharf 3, Side A
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
Sydney Ferries

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Coolangatta is 1h behind Manly. It is currently 10:53 AM in Manly and 9:53 AM in Coolangatta.

Yes, the driving distance between Manly to Coolangatta is 821 km. It takes approximately 9h 4m to drive from Manly to Coolangatta.

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

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There are 1352+ hotels available in Coolangatta. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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