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There are 4 ways to get from Perth to Gold Coast by plane, 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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Fly to Gold Coast  •  6h 40m

  1. Fly from Perth (PER) to Gold Coast (OOL) PER - OOL

$147 - $381

3 alternative options

Fly to Brisbane, train  •  8h 35m

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

$160 - $391

Train, bus  •  2 days 12h

  1. Take the train from Perth to Adelaide Parklands
  2. Take the bus from 85 Franklin St to Albury
  3. Take the bus from Albury station to Sydney
  4. Take the bus from Sydney to Surfers Paradise

$593 - $1,255

Drive  •  2 days 0h

  1. Drive from Perth to Gold Coast 2747.9 miles

$390 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Perth to Gold Coast is to fly which costs $200 - $550 and takes 6h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Perth to Gold Coast is to fly which costs $200 - $550 and takes 6h 40m.

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The distance between Perth and Gold Coast is 3627 km. The road distance is 4396.7 km.

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The best way to get from Perth to Gold Coast without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 12h and costs $800 - $1,800.

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It takes approximately 6h 40m to get from Perth to Gold Coast, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Perth Airport to Gold Coast Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 30m.

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Gold Coast is 2h ahead of Perth. It is currently 6:21 AM in Perth and 8:21 AM in Gold Coast.

Yes, the driving distance between Perth to Gold Coast is 4397 km. It takes approximately 2 days 0h to drive from Perth to Gold Coast.

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Tigerair Australia, Jetstar, Qantas and Virgin Australia offer flights from Perth Airport to Gold Coast Airport.

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There are 1073+ hotels available in Gold Coast. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Perth to Gold Coast.
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  • Distance: 2267.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 40m

What companies run services between Perth, WA, Australia and Gold Coast, QLD, Australia?

Jetstar, Virgin Australia and two other airlines fly from Perth to Gold Coast hourly.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Perth to Gold Coast via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Perth to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Perth to Gold Coast via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Perth to Gold Coast via Canberra
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Perth to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Perth to Brisbane via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Perth to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Perth to Gold Coast via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Perth to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Perth to Brisbane via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Perth to Brisbane via Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Perth to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Perth to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Perth to Gold Coast via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Perth to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$290 - $350
Flights from Perth to Gold Coast via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $350
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from International Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$14 - $19
Standard
$16 - $22
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Perth to Adelaide Parklands
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
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Great Southern Rail
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$425
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$700 - $950
Low Gold Single Cabin
$750 - $1,000
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$900 - $1,200
Bus operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from 85 Franklin St to Albury
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Albury station to Sydney
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
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 Sydney to Surfers Paradise
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130

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The best way to get from Perth to Perth Airport is to line 40 bus which takes 34m and costs $5 - $7.

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