There are 5 ways to get from Surfers Paradise to Southport by tram, bus, taxi, towncar or foot
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Tram • 20 min
$2 - $3
4 alternative options
Line 731 bus • 38 min
$6 - $8
Taxi • 8 min
$14 - $18
Uber • 8 min
$10 - $14
Walk • 1 h 25 min
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Surfers Paradise to Southport is to tram which costs $3 - $5 and takes 20 min.
The quickest way to get from Surfers Paradise to Southport is to taxi which costs $20 - $24 and takes 8 min.
No, there is no direct bus from Surfers Paradise to Southport. However, there are services departing from Remembrance Dr at Bruce Bishop Car Park and arriving at Johnston St at Beale Street via Southport bus station, stop B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 min.
The distance between Surfers Paradise and Southport is 5 km.
The best way to get from Surfers Paradise to Southport without a car is to tram which takes 20 min and costs $3 - $5.
The tram from Cavill Avenue to Queen Street takes 20 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.
Surfers Paradise to Southport bus services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, depart from Remembrance Dr at Bruce Bishop Car Park station.
Surfers Paradise to Southport bus services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, arrive at Southport bus station, stop B.
There are 974+ hotels available in Southport. Prices start at $94 USD per night.
What companies run services between Surfers Paradise, QLD, Australia and Southport, QLD, Australia?
TRANSLink QLD operates a bus from Surfers Paradise to Southport every 2 hours. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 24 min.
Bus from Remembrance Dr at Bruce Bishop Car Park to Southport bus station, stop B
- Ave. Duration
- 24 min
- Every 2 hours
- Estimated price
- $3 - $5
- Schedules at
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