There are 3 ways to get from Maroochydore Airport (MCY) to Gold Coast by train, 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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Train  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Nambour, platform 3 to Central, platform 5 Naip / ...
  2. Take the train from Central, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1 Bdvl / ...

$49 - $63

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Maroochydore to Brisbane Gx411
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd Pm41

$23 - $44

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

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

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Maroochydore Airport (MCY) to Gold Coast is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maroochydore Airport (MCY) to Gold Coast is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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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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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Maroochydore Airport (MCY) to Gold Coast, including transfers.

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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 Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd via Maroochydore and Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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

You can take a train from Maroochydore Airport (MCY) to Gold Coast via Nambour, platform 3, Central, platform 5, Central, platform 1, Helensvale, platform 1, and Helensvale, platform 5 in around 4 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maroochydore Airport (MCY) to Gold Coast via Maroochydore station, platform 1, Maroochydore, and Brisbane in around 5 h 25 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Nambour, platform 3 to Central, platform 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Maroochydore to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $23
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$8 - $13
Flexifare
$16 - $23
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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