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There are 5 ways to get from Maroochydore Airport (MCY) to Gold Coast by bus, train, car or shuttle

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Bus Coast 2 Coast Bus Service  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Maroochydore to Gold Coast

$47 - $53

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Maroochydore to Brisbane Gx411 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane Coach Terminal to Surfers Paradise Gx426 / ...

$17 - $45

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the train from Nambour, platform 1 to Central, platform 5 Naip / ...
  2. Take the train from Central, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1 Bdvl / ...

$46 - $61

Drive  •  2h 6m

  1. Drive from Maroochydore Airport (MCY) to Gold Coast 113.8 miles

$16 - $24

Shuttle  •  2h 7m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Maroochydore Airport (MCY) to Ferny Ave at Palm Avenue

$40 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Maroochydore Airport (MCY) to Gold Coast is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 2h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Maroochydore Airport (MCY) to Gold Coast is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 2h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maroochydore Airport (MCY) to Gold Coast. However, there are services departing from Sunshine Coast Airport and arriving at Gold Coast via Maroochydore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 1m.

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The distance between Maroochydore Airport (MCY) and Gold Coast is 159 km. The road distance is 182.1 km.

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The best way to get from Maroochydore Airport (MCY) to Gold Coast without a car is to bus which takes 4h 1m and costs $65 - $80.

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It takes approximately 4h 1m to get from Maroochydore Airport (MCY) to Gold Coast, including transfers.

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Maroochydore Airport (MCY) to Gold Coast bus services, operated by Coast 2 Coast Bus Service, depart from Maroochydore station.

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The best way to get from Maroochydore Airport (MCY) to Gold Coast is to bus which takes 4h 1m and costs $65 - $80. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $65 - $90 and takes 4h 10m.

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Maroochydore Airport (MCY) to Gold Coast bus services, operated by Coast 2 Coast Bus Service, arrive at Gold Coast station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maroochydore Airport (MCY) to Gold Coast is 182 km. It takes approximately 2h 6m to drive from Maroochydore Airport (MCY) to Gold Coast.

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Map of how to get from Maroochydore Airport (MCY) to Gold Coast.
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  • Distance: 99.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 1m

What companies run services between Maroochydore Airport (MCY), Australia and Gold Coast, QLD, Australia?

Coast 2 Coast Bus Service operates a bus from Maroochydore Airport (MCY) to Gold Coast once daily. Tickets cost $44 - $49 and the journey takes 2h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Maroochydore Airport (MCY) to Gold Coast via Nambour, platform 1, Central, platform 1, Helensvale, platform 1, and Helensvale, platform 5 in around 4h 10m.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Nambour, platform 1 to Central, platform 5
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus operators
Coast 2 Coast Bus Service
Phone
+61 (0) 435 031 564
Email
info@coast2coastbuses.com
Website
coast2coastbuses.com
Bus from Maroochydore to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$44 - $49
Schedules at
coast2coastbuses.com
Shuttle from Maroochydore Airport (MCY) to Ferny Ave at Palm Avenue
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
coast2coastbuses.com
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 Maroochydore to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $22
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$8 - $12
Flexifare
$15 - $22
Bus from Brisbane Coach Terminal to Surfers Paradise
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$6 - $9
Flexifare
$13 - $19
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Premier Motor Service

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