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There are 5 ways to get from Surfers Paradise to Southport by tram, bus, taxi, towncar or foot

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Recommended option

Tram  •  20 min

  1. Take the tram from Cavill Avenue to Queen Street Glkn

$2 - $3

4 alternative options

Line 731 bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the line 731 bus from Remembrance Dr at Bruce Bishop Car Park to Southport bus station, stop B 731

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Surfers Paradise to Southport 4.5 miles

$14 - $18

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from Surfers Paradise to Southport 4.5 miles

$10 - $14

Walk  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Walk from Surfers Paradise to Southport 4.5 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Surfers Paradise to Southport is to tram which costs $3 - $5 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Surfers Paradise to Southport is to taxi which costs $20 - $24 and takes 8 min.

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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.

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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.

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The tram from Cavill Avenue to Queen Street takes 20 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Surfers Paradise to Southport bus services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, depart from Remembrance Dr at Bruce Bishop Car Park station.

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Surfers Paradise to Southport bus services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, arrive at Southport bus station, stop B.

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There are 974+ hotels available in Southport. Prices start at $94 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Surfers Paradise to Southport.
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  • Distance: 3.2 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

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.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Tram from Cavill Avenue to Queen Street
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Remembrance Dr at Bruce Bishop Car Park to Southport bus station, stop B
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Other operators
Uber Gold Coast
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Surfers Paradise to Southport
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$10 - $14
UberX
$10 - $14
UberXL
$15 - $21
Select
$17 - $24
Taxi from Surfers Paradise to Southport
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$14 - $18
GC Cabs
Phone
+61 7 5588 1234
Website
gccabs.com.au

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