There are 5 ways to get from Noosa Heads to Surfers Paradise by bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Bus Greyhound Australia, train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Noosa Junction to Brisbane Gx411 / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Helensvale, platform 1 Bdvl / ...

$21 - $40

4 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 45 min

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

$23 - $43

Train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Cooroy, platform 1 to Central, platform 5 Gybr
  2. Take the train from Central, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1 Bdvl / ...

$23 - $34

Bus, train via Nambour station  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Sunshine Beach Rd at Noosa Plaza to Nambour station 630 / ...
  2. Take the train from Nambour, platform 3 to Central, platform 5
  3. Take the train from Central, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1

$24 - $33

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Noosa Heads to Surfers Paradise 130.1 miles

$18 - $27

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Noosa Heads to Surfers Paradise is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 2 h 25 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Noosa Heads to Surfers Paradise is to drive which takes 2 h 25 min and costs $24 - $40.

More details

The distance between Noosa Heads and Surfers Paradise is 182 km. The road distance is 208 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Noosa Heads to Surfers Paradise, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Noosa Heads to Surfers Paradise. However, there are services departing from Noosa Junction and arriving at Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd via Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

More details

What companies run services between Noosa Heads, QLD, Australia and Surfers Paradise, QLD, Australia?

You can take a bus from Noosa Heads to Surfers Paradise via Brisbane in around 4 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Noosa Heads to Surfers Paradise via Elm St at Cooroy station, Cooroy, platform 1, Central, platform 5, Central, platform 1, Helensvale, platform 1, and Helensvale, platform 5 in around 5 h 48 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
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
Train from Cooroy, platform 1 to Central, platform 5
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
jp.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
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
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Noosa Junction to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $27
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$11 - $17
Flexifare
$19 - $27
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
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Sunshine Beach Rd at Noosa Plaza to Nambour station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including French strikes 2018: What are my alternative transport options?, Getting to Milan from the airport and Which side of Niagara Falls should I choose (and how do I get there)? - to help you get the most out of your next trip.