There are 4 ways to get from Surfers Paradise to Tamborine Mountain by tram, taxi, car or towncar

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Tram, taxi  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the tram from Cavill Avenue to Helensvale, platform 4 Glkn
  2. Take a taxi from Helensvale, platform 4 to Tamborine Mountain

$53 - $69

Cheapest option

Uber  •  41 min

  1. Take an Uber from Surfers Paradise to Tamborine Mountain 26.9 miles

$45 - $65

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Surfers Paradise to Tamborine Mountain 26.9 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Surfers Paradise to Tamborine Mountain 26.9 miles

$3 - $6

Questions & Answers

The distance between Surfers Paradise and Tamborine Mountain is 27 km. The road distance is 43.1 km.

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The best way to get from Surfers Paradise to Tamborine Mountain without a car is to tram and taxi which takes 1 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to get from Surfers Paradise to Tamborine Mountain, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Surfers Paradise to Tamborine Mountain is 43 km. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Surfers Paradise to Tamborine Mountain.

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There are 73+ hotels available in Tamborine Mountain. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Surfers Paradise to Tamborine Mountain.
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  • Distance: 16.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

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

There is no direct connection from Surfers Paradise to Tamborine Mountain. However, you can take the tram to Helensvale, platform 4 then take the taxi to Tamborine Mountain. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Tamborine Mountain.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Tram from Cavill Avenue to Helensvale, platform 4
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Other operators
Uber Gold Coast
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Surfers Paradise to Tamborine Mountain
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$45 - $65
UberX
$45 - $65
UberXL
$65 - $90
Select
$70 - $100
Taxi from Helensvale, platform 4 to Tamborine Mountain
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
GC Cabs
Phone
+61 7 5588 1234
Website
gccabs.com.au

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