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There are 4 ways to get from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane by bus, tram, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane Roma Street Gx241 / ...

$6 - $19

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Tram, train  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the tram from Cavill Avenue to Helensvale, platform 4 Glkn
  2. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Central, platform 3 Vlbd / ...

$9 - $13

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane 49.3 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane 49.3 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane is to bus which costs $9 - $26 and takes 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Surfers Paradise and arriving at Brisbane Roma Street. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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The distance between Surfers Paradise and Brisbane is 71 km. The road distance is 78.9 km.

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The best way to get from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane without a car is to bus which takes 45 min and costs $9 - $26.

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The bus from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane Roma Street takes 45 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Surfers Paradise to Brisbane bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Surfers Paradise station.

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Surfers Paradise to Brisbane bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Brisbane Roma Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Surfers Paradise to Brisbane is 79 km. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane.

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Map of how to get from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane.
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  • Distance: 44.6 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

What companies run services between Surfers Paradise, QLD, Australia and Brisbane, QLD, Australia?

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane 4 times a day. Tickets cost $6 - $19 and the journey takes 45 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Tram from Cavill Avenue to Helensvale, platform 4
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Central, platform 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
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 Surfers Paradise to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$6 - $9
Flexifare
$13 - $19
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Other operators
Taxi from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
GC Cabs
Phone
+61 7 5588 1234
Website
gccabs.com.au

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