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There are 5 ways to get from Southport to Coffs Harbour by bus, car, plane or train

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Southport to Coffs Harbour Gx423 / ...

$27 - $55

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Bus Premier Motor Service  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Coffs Harbour

$42 - $58

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Southport to Coffs Harbour 201.3 miles

$28 - $45

Fly from Gold Coast  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) OOL - CFS

$148 - $382

Train to Brisbane, fly  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) BNE - CFS

$168 - $418

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The cheapest way to get from Southport to Coffs Harbour is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southport to Coffs Harbour is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southport and arriving at Coffs Harbour. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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The distance between Southport and Coffs Harbour is 260 km. The road distance is 322.1 km.

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The best way to get from Southport to Coffs Harbour without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 40 min and costs $35 - $75.

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The bus from Southport to Coffs Harbour takes 5 h 40 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Southport to Coffs Harbour bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Southport station.

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The best way to get from Southport to Coffs Harbour is to bus which takes 5 h 40 min and costs $35 - $75. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $200 - $550 and takes 6 h 52 min.

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There is no direct flight from Gold Coast Airport to Coffs Harbour Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Southport to Coffs Harbour bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Coffs Harbour station.

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Map of how to get from Southport to Coffs Harbour.
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  • Distance: 162.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

What companies run services between Southport, QLD, Australia and Coffs Harbour, NSW, Australia?

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Southport to Coffs Harbour twice daily. Tickets cost $27 - $55 and the journey takes 5 h 40 min. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Virgin Australia, Qantas and two other airlines fly from Southport to Coffs Harbour hourly.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Flights from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $400
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Brisbane to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Online
$14 - $19
Standard
$16 - $22
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 Southport to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$27 - $40
Flexifare
$35 - $55
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Southport to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
Premier Motor Service

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Coffs Harbour is 1 h ahead of Southport. It is currently 12:46 AM in Southport and 1:46 AM in Coffs Harbour.

Yes, the driving distance between Southport to Coffs Harbour is 322 km. It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to drive from Southport to Coffs Harbour.

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Qantas and Virgin Australia offer flights from Gold Coast Airport to Coffs Harbour Airport.

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There are 199+ hotels available in Coffs Harbour. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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