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There are 6 ways to get from Sydney to Burleigh Heads by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Gold Coast  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Gold Coast (OOL) SYD - OOL

$53 - $221

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Fly to Brisbane, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Brisbane (BNE) SYD - BNE
  2. Take the train from International Airport, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2

$76 - $251

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  15 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Coolangatta Gx243 / ...

$78 - $129

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  16 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Burleigh Heads

$96 - $125

Train  •  16 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  2. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2 Bdvl / ...

$101 - $145

Drive  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Burleigh Heads 522.4 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Burleigh Heads is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 9 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Burleigh Heads is to fly which costs $70 - $320 and takes 3 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Burleigh Heads. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Stockland Burleigh Heads via Griffith St at Coolangatta East and Burleigh Heads. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 28 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Burleigh Heads is 675 km. The road distance is 835.8 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Burleigh Heads without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 28 min and costs $100 - $190.

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Sydney to Burleigh Heads, including transfers.

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Sydney to Burleigh Heads bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Sydney station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Burleigh Heads is to fly which takes 3 h 32 min and costs $70 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $190 and takes 15 h 28 min, you could also train, which costs $140 - $210 and takes 16 h 29 min.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Gold Coast Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Sydney to Burleigh Heads bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Coolangatta station.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Burleigh Heads.
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  • Distance: 422 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Burleigh Heads, QLD, Australia?

Virgin Australia, Tigerair Australia and two other airlines fly from Sydney to Burleigh Heads hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Sydney to Burleigh Heads 3 times a day. Tickets cost $70 - $120 and the journey takes 14 h 30 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from International Airport, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$16 - $20
Standard
$18 - $24
Train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Coolangatta
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $110
Flexifare
$85 - $120
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Burleigh Heads
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Burleigh Heads is 836 km. It takes approximately 9 h 22 min to drive from Sydney to Burleigh Heads.

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Tigerair Australia, Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia offer flights from Sydney Airport to Gold Coast Airport.

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There are 1039+ hotels available in Burleigh Heads. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $17.

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