There are 3 ways to get from North Lakes 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  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Mango Hill, platform 1 to Central, platform 5 Rpsp / ...
  2. Take the train from Central, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1 Bdvl / ...

$12 - $18

2 alternative options

Line 680 bus, bus  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 680 bus from North Lakes station, platform 2 to Chermside Shopping Centre 680
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd Pm41

$18 - $27

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from North Lakes to Gold Coast 65.6 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from North Lakes to Gold Coast is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from North Lakes to Gold Coast is to drive which takes 1 h 13 min and costs $12 - $19.

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The distance between North Lakes and Gold Coast is 94 km. The road distance is 105 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from North Lakes to Gold Coast, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from North Lakes to Gold Coast. However, there are services departing from North Lakes station, platform 2 and arriving at Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd via Chermside Shopping Centre interchange A and Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 44 min.

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What companies run services between North Lakes, QLD, Australia and Gold Coast, QLD, Australia?

You can take a train from North Lakes to Gold Coast via Central, platform 5, Central, platform 1, Helensvale, platform 1, and Helensvale, platform 5 in around 2 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from North Lakes to Gold Coast via Chermside Shopping Centre, Chermside Shopping Centre interchange A, Roma Street busway, platform 2, and Brisbane in around 3 h 44 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Mango Hill, platform 1 to Central, platform 5
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from North Lakes station, platform 2 to Chermside Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
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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