There are 4 ways to get from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane by bus, tram, train, taxi 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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Bus  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane 175 / ...

$7 - $15

3 alternative options

Tram, train  •  1 h 56 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

$140 - $170

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane 49.3 miles

$7 - $11

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane is to taxi which costs $190 - $230 and takes 55 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 bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane takes 1 h 2 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd and arriving at Brisbane. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

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

Transport NSW operates a bus from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 2 min. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Tram from Cavill Avenue to Helensvale, platform 4
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $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
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
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
GC Cabs
Phone
+61 7 5588 1234
Website
gccabs.com.au

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