There are 3 ways to get from Surfers Paradise to Maroochydore by bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane 175 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Maroochydore Gx505

$16 - $39

2 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Bowen Hills, platform 2 Vlbd / ...
  2. Take the train from Bowen Hills, platform 4 to Nambour, platform 3 Ipna / ...

$23 - $32

Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Surfers Paradise to Maroochydore 111.3 miles

$15 - $23

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

You can take a bus from Surfers Paradise to Maroochydore via Brisbane in around 4 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Surfers Paradise to Maroochydore via Helensvale, platform 4, Helensvale, platform 2, Bowen Hills, platform 2, Bowen Hills, platform 4, Nambour, platform 3, and Nambour station in around 5 h 20 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Bowen Hills, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Bowen Hills, platform 4 to Nambour, platform 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
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 - $11
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 - $16
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $13
Flexifare
$17 - $24

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Surfers Paradise and Maroochydore is 153 km. The road distance is 178 km.

The cheapest way to get from Surfers Paradise to Maroochydore is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 2 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Surfers Paradise to Maroochydore is to drive which takes 2 h 2 min and costs $20 - $30.

No, there is no direct bus from Surfers Paradise to Maroochydore. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd and arriving at Maroochydore via Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Surfers Paradise to Maroochydore, including transfers.