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There are 6 ways to get from Sunshine Coast Airport to Coolangatta by train, bus, tram, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from Nambour station, platform 1 to Bowen Hills station, platform 3 Naip / ...
  2. Take the train from Bowen Hills station, platform 1 to Robina station, platform 1 Bdvl / ...

$65 - $84

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Line 622 bus, line 610 bus, train, tram, line 700 bus  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the line 622 bus from Sunshine Coast Airport to Maroochydore station, platform 1 622
  2. Take the line 610 bus from Maroochydore station, platform 2 to Nambour station 610 / ...
  3. Take the train from Nambour station, platform 1 to Bowen Hills station, platform 3
  4. Take the train from Bowen Hills station, platform 1 to Helensvale station, platform 1
  5. Take the tram from Helensvale station, platform 5 to Broadbeach South station
  6. Take the line 700 bus from Broadbeach South station, stop A to Griffith St at Coolangatta East 700

$29 - $44

4 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Mooloolaba to Brisbane GX411 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport Southbound - Brisbane Int. to Byron / ...

$67 - $102

Drive  •  2h 21m

  1. Drive from Sunshine Coast Airport to Coolangatta 208.5 km

$25 - $40

Fly, train, line 760 bus  •  3h 53m

  1. Fly from Maroochydore (MCY) to Brisbane (BNE) MCY - BNE
  2. Take the train from International Airport station, platform 1 to Robina station, platform 1
  3. Take the line 760 bus from Robina Town Centre to Coolangatta Central

$83 - $700

Shuttle  •  4h 31m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Maroochydore to Gold Coast Airport Noosa

$66 - $82

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The cheapest way to get from Sunshine Coast Airport to Coolangatta is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 2h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Sunshine Coast Airport to Coolangatta is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 2h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sunshine Coast Airport to Coolangatta. However, there are services departing from Sunshine Coast Airport and arriving at Griffith St at Coolangatta East via Maroochydore station, platform 1, Mooloolaba, Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop and Gold Coast Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 52m.

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The distance between Sunshine Coast Airport and Coolangatta is 179 km. The road distance is 208.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sunshine Coast Airport to Coolangatta without a car is to train which takes 4h 59m and costs $65 - $85.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m to get from Sunshine Coast Airport to Coolangatta, including transfers.

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Sunshine Coast Airport to Coolangatta bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Mooloolaba station.

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The best way to get from Sunshine Coast Airport to Coolangatta is to train which takes 4h 59m and costs $65 - $85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $110 and takes 5h 52m.

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The quickest flight from Maroochydore Airport to Brisbane Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Sunshine Coast Airport to Coolangatta bus services, operated by Byron Easybus, arrive at Gold Coast Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Sunshine Coast Airport to Coolangatta.
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  • Distance: 179.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 59m

What companies run services between Sunshine Coast Airport, QLD, Australia and Coolangatta, QLD, Australia?

You can take a train from Sunshine Coast Airport to Coolangatta via Nambour station, platform 1, Bowen Hills station, platform 1, Robina station, platform 1, Robina station, stop C, and Robina Town Centre in around 4h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sunshine Coast Airport to Coolangatta via Maroochydore station, platform 1, Mooloolaba, Brisbane, Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop, and Gold Coast Airport in around 5h 52m.

Airlines
Alliance Airlines
Website
allianceairlines.com.au
Flights from Maroochydore to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$45 - $700
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Nambour station, platform 1 to Bowen Hills station, platform 3
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Train from Bowen Hills station, platform 1 to Robina station, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Train from Bowen Hills station, platform 1 to Helensvale station, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Tram from Helensvale station, platform 5 to Broadbeach South station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Train from International Airport station, platform 1 to Robina station, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $33
Website
TRANSLink QLD
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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Mooloolaba to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$28 - $35
Premium
$28 - $40
Advantage
$27 - $33
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Mooloolaba to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Premier Motor Service
Byron Easybus
Phone
+612 6685 7447
Email
info@byronbus.com
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Byron Easybus
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Sunshine Coast Airport to Maroochydore station, platform 1
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Bus from Maroochydore station, platform 2 to Nambour station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Bus from Broadbeach South station, stop A to Griffith St at Coolangatta East
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Bus from Robina Town Centre to Coolangatta Central
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Coast 2 Coast Bus Service
Phone
+61 (0) 435 031 564
Email
info@coast2coastbuses.com
Website
coast2coastbuses.com
Shuttle from Maroochydore to Gold Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
coast2coastbuses.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Sunshine Coast Airport to Coolangatta is 208 km. It takes approximately 2h 21m to drive from Sunshine Coast Airport to Coolangatta.

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Alliance Airlines offers flights from Maroochydore Airport to Brisbane Airport.

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There are 1207+ hotels available in Coolangatta. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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