There are 3 ways to get from Surfers Paradise to Tangalooma by car, car ferry, bus, ferry, tram or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Drive, carferry  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane
  2. Take the carferry from Brisbane to Moreton Island

$34 - $47

2 alternative options

Bus, line 590 bus, ferry  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Westfield Garden City
  2. Take the line 590 bus from Garden City Shopping Centre station, stop N to Kingsford Smith Dr at Holt St, stop 43 590
  3. Take the ferry from Holt Street, Brisbane to Moreton Island

$44 - $79

Tram, train, line 590 bus, ferry  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the tram from Cavill Avenue to Helensvale, platform 4
  2. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Central, platform 3
  3. Take the train from Central, platform 4 to Toombul, platform 2
  4. Take the line 590 bus from Toombul Shopping Centre station, platform B to Kingsford Smith Dr at Holt St, stop 43 590
  5. Take the ferry from Holt Street, Brisbane to Moreton Island

$44 - $81

Questions & Answers

The distance between Surfers Paradise and Tangalooma is 92 km.

The best way to get from Surfers Paradise to Tangalooma without a car is to bus and line 590 bus and ferry which takes 4 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Surfers Paradise to Tangalooma, including transfers.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Tangalooma. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Surfers Paradise to Tangalooma.
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  • Distance: 57.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

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

There is no direct connection from Surfers Paradise to Tangalooma. However, you can take the drive to Brisbane, take the carferry to Moreton Island, then take the drive to Tangalooma. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Surfers Paradise to Tangalooma via Westfield Garden City, Garden City Shopping Centre station, stop N, Kingsford Smith Dr at Holt St, stop 43, and Holt Street, Brisbane in around 4 h 48 min.

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
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Central, platform 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 4 to Toombul, platform 2
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Westfield Garden City
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Garden City Shopping Centre station, stop N to Kingsford Smith Dr at Holt St, stop 43
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus from Toombul Shopping Centre station, platform B to Kingsford Smith Dr at Holt St, stop 43
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Ferry operators
Micat
Tangalooma
Phone
+61 7 3637 2000
Website
tangalooma.com
Ferry from Holt Street, Brisbane to Moreton Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
tangalooma.com
Children
$32
Adult
$57

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