There are 5 ways to get from Perth to Gold Coast by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Gold Coast  •  6 h 55 min

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

$147 - $381

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Fly to Brisbane, train  •  8 h 40 min

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

$161 - $391

Train  •  3 days 11 h

  1. Take the train from Perth to Sydney
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  3. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Helensvale, platform 1

$784 - $1,760

Bus, train  •  3 days 17 h

  1. Take the bus from Transwa Bay East Perth to Transwa Bay Esperance
  2. Take the bus from Transwa Bay Esperance to Station Access Rd Kalgoorlie
  3. Take the train from Kalgoorlie to Sydney
  4. Take the bus from Sydney to Surfers Paradise

$714 - $1,653

Drive  •  2 days 0 h

  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 6 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Perth to Gold Coast is to fly which costs $200 - $550 and takes 6 h 55 min.

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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 which takes 3 days 11 h and costs $1,000 - $2,500.

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It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to get from Perth to Gold Coast, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Perth to Gold Coast is to fly which takes 6 h 55 min and costs $200 - $550. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $1,000 - $2,500 and takes 3 days 11 h.

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

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Gold Coast is 2 h ahead of Perth. It is currently 9:16 AM in Perth and 11:16 AM in Gold Coast.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Perth to Gold Coast.
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  • Distance: 2267.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 55 min

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. Alternatively, you can take a train from Perth to Gold Coast via Sydney, Central Station, Brisbane, Roma Street, platform 4, Helensvale, platform 1, and Helensvale, platform 5 in around 3 days 11 h.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Perth to Gold Coast via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Perth to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Perth to Gold Coast via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Perth to Gold Coast via Canberra
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Perth to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Perth to Brisbane via Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Perth to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Perth to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Perth to Brisbane via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Perth to Brisbane via Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Perth to Brisbane via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Perth to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Perth to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Perth to Gold Coast via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $350
Flights from Perth to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $350
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
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
$15 - $22
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$15 - $19
Standard
$17 - $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
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Perth to Sydney
Ave. Duration
2 days 18 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$686
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$1,100 - $1,600
Low Gold Single Cabin
$1,200 - $1,700
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$1,400 - $1,900
Train from Kalgoorlie to Sydney
Ave. Duration
2 days 7 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$588
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$1,000 - $1,300
Low Gold Single Cabin
$1,000 - $1,400
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$1,200 - $1,700
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $140
1st Class
$120 - $190
Bus operators
TransWA
Phone
1300 662 205
Email
info@transwa.wa.gov.au
Website
transwa.wa.gov.au
Bus from Transwa Bay East Perth to Transwa Bay Esperance
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
transwa.wa.gov.au
Bus from Transwa Bay Esperance to Station Access Rd Kalgoorlie
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
transwa.wa.gov.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
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130

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There are 992+ hotels available in Gold Coast. Prices start at $94 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Perth to Perth Airport is to line 40 bus which takes 31 min and costs $5 - $7.

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