There are 3 ways to get from Surfers Paradise to Nimbin by bus 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, line 650 bus  •  4 h 3 min

  1. 164 / ...
  2. 650

2 alternative options

Line 700 bus, line 605 bus, bus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. 700
  2. 605
  3. 630

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. 59.2 miles

$8 - $13

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

You can take a bus from Surfers Paradise to Nimbin via Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St in around 4 h 3 min.

Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Waller's Bus Company
Website
wallersbus.com
Bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to Cullen St Before Thorburn St
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
wallersbus.com
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Broadbeach South station, stop A to Wharf St at Tweed Mall
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Surfside Buslines
Website
surfside.com.au
Bus from Tweed Mall, Wharf St to Brisbane St Before Wollumbin St
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
surfside.com.au
Gosel's Bus Service
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Brisbane St Before Wollumbin St to Nimbin Central School Near Thorburn St
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
transportnsw.info

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Surfers Paradise and Nimbin is 69 km. The road distance is 95 km.

The cheapest way to get from Surfers Paradise to Nimbin is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 28 min.

The quickest way to get from Surfers Paradise to Nimbin is to drive which takes 1 h 28 min and costs $11 - $17.

No, there is no direct bus from Surfers Paradise to Nimbin. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd and arriving at Cullen St Before Thorburn St via Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 3 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Surfers Paradise to Nimbin, including transfers.