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

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Fly to Gold Coast  •  3h 13m

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

$65 - $232

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Fly to Brisbane, train  •  6h 9m

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

$109 - $420

Bus  •  14h 15m

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

$75 - $200

Train, bus  •  14h 40m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Casino Station 33
  2. Take the bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Wharf St Opp Tweed Heads Visitor Info 171 / ...

$92 - $158

Train  •  17h 1m

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

$104 - $182

Drive  •  8h 57m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Coolangatta 815.3 km

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Coolangatta is to fly which costs $60 - $240 and takes 3h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Coolangatta is to fly which costs $60 - $240 and takes 3h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sydney and arriving at Coolangatta. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14h 15m.

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The distance between Sydney and Coolangatta is 671 km. The road distance is 815.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Coolangatta without a car is to bus which takes 14h 15m and costs $75 - $200.

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It takes approximately 3h 13m to get from Sydney to Coolangatta, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Sydney to Coolangatta is to fly which takes 3h 13m and costs $60 - $240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $200 and takes 14h 15m, you could also train, which costs $100 - $190 and takes 17h 1m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Coolangatta.
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  • Distance: 671.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 13m

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

Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia and two other airlines fly from Sydney to Coolangatta hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Sydney to Coolangatta twice daily. Tickets cost $110 - $200 and the journey takes 14h 15m. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from International Airport station, platform 1 to Robina station, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $33
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Train from Roma Street station, platform 4 to Robina station, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Casino Station
Ave. Duration
11h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$75 - $100
First Class
$100 - $140
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$90 - $120
First Class
$120 - $170
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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Coolangatta
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $200
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$110 - $150
Premium
$140 - $200
Advantage
$150 - $180
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Tweed Heads
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
Premier Motor Service
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Wharf St Opp Tweed Heads Visitor Info
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
Transport NSW

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Coolangatta is 815 km. It takes approximately 8h 57m to drive from Sydney to Coolangatta.

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

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There are 1271+ hotels available in Coolangatta. Prices start at $150 AUD 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 $18.

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