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There are 7 ways to get from Newcastle to Surfers Paradise by plane, tram, 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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Fly Newcastle to Gold Coast, tram  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Gold Coast (OOL) NTL - OOL
  2. Take the tram from Broadbeach South to Cavill Avenue

$57 - $262

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Fly Newcastle to Brisbane, train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Brisbane (BNE) NTL - BNE
  2. Take the train from International Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1

$63 - $229

Train to Sydney, fly to Gold Coast  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Gold Coast (OOL) SYD - OOL

$67 - $243

Bus  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle to Surfers Paradise Gx243 / ...

$60 - $110

Train, night bus  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Broadmeadow Station to Casino Station 33 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd 163

$71 - $101

Train  •  13 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Broadmeadow Station to Brisbane 31
  2. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Helensvale, platform 1 Bdvl / ...

$84 - $122

Drive  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Surfers Paradise 440.3 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle to Surfers Paradise is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 8 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle to Surfers Paradise is to fly and tram which costs $80 - $370 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newcastle and arriving at Surfers Paradise. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 40 min.

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The distance between Newcastle and Surfers Paradise is 570 km. The road distance is 704.4 km.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Surfers Paradise without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 40 min and costs $85 - $150.

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It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from Newcastle to Surfers Paradise, including transfers.

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Newcastle to Surfers Paradise bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Newcastle station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Surfers Paradise is to bus which takes 12 h 40 min and costs $85 - $150. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $110 - $180 and takes 13 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Newcastle Airport to Gold Coast Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Newcastle to Surfers Paradise bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Surfers Paradise station.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle to Surfers Paradise.
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  • Distance: 356.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 26 min

What companies run services between Newcastle, NSW, Australia and Surfers Paradise, QLD, Australia?

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Newcastle to Surfers Paradise 3 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $110 and the journey takes 12 h 40 min. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Newcastle to Surfers Paradise via Roma Street, platform 4, Helensvale, platform 1, and Helensvale, platform 5 in around 13 h 51 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Newcastle to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Newcastle to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Tram from Broadbeach South to Cavill Avenue
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from International Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$14 - $19
Standard
$16 - $22
Train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $22
1st Class
$21 - $30
Train from Broadmeadow Station to Casino Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$55 - $85
1st Class
$80 - $120
Train from Broadmeadow Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
11 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$75 - $110
1st Class
$100 - $150
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 Newcastle to Surfers Paradise
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$60 - $85
Flexifare
$75 - $110
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Newcastle to Surfers Paradise
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Night bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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Surfers Paradise is 1 h behind Newcastle. It is currently 3:27 PM in Newcastle and 2:27 PM in Surfers Paradise.

Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle to Surfers Paradise is 704 km. It takes approximately 8 h 3 min to drive from Newcastle to Surfers Paradise.

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Jetstar offers flights from Newcastle Airport to Gold Coast Airport.

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There are 1061+ hotels available in Surfers Paradise. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Newcastle Airport is to bus which takes 28 min and costs $3 - $5.

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