There are 3 ways to get from Surfers Paradise to Caboolture by tram, train, bus or car

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Tram, train  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the tram from Cavill Avenue to Helensvale, platform 4
  2. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Central, platform 3
  3. Take the train from Central, platform 6 to Caboolture, platform 1

$14 - $20

2 alternative options

Bus, line 660 bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane Roma Street 175
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Burpengary Bruce Highway
  3. Take the line 660 bus from Eastern Service Rd at Creek Road to Caboolture station 660

$16 - $34

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Surfers Paradise to Caboolture 78.6 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Surfers Paradise to Caboolture is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Surfers Paradise to Caboolture is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Surfers Paradise to Caboolture station. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise and arriving at Caboolture station via Brisbane and Eastern Service Rd at Creek Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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The distance between Surfers Paradise and Caboolture is 112 km. The road distance is 125.8 km.

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The best way to get from Surfers Paradise to Caboolture without a car is to tram and train which takes 3 h 1 min and costs $19 - $28.

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It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to get from Surfers Paradise to Caboolture, including transfers.

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

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Surfers Paradise to Caboolture bus services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, arrive at Caboolture station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Surfers Paradise to Caboolture is 126 km. It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to drive from Surfers Paradise to Caboolture.

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There are 82+ hotels available in Caboolture. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Surfers Paradise to Caboolture.
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  • Distance: 70.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 1 min

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

You can take a bus from Surfers Paradise to Caboolture via Brisbane Roma Street, Brisbane, Burpengary Bruce Highway, and Eastern Service Rd at Creek Road in around 4 h 5 min.

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
$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
Train from Central, platform 6 to Caboolture, platform 1
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
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
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$6 - $10
Flexifare
$13 - $19
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
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
Bus from Brisbane to Burpengary Bruce Highway
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
TRANSLink QLD

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