There are 5 ways to get from Sydney to Helensvale by plane, train, bus or car

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

Recommended option

Fly to Gold Coast, train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Gold Coast (OOL) SYD - OOL
  2. Take the train from Varsity Lakes, platform 2 to Helensvale, platform 2

$57 - $228

4 alternative options

Fly to Brisbane, train  •  5 h 21 min

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

$74 - $249

Train  •  16 h 8 min

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

$100 - $145

Bus  •  17 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Southport

$98 - $129

Drive  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Helensvale 537.8 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Helensvale. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Gold Coast Hwy at Discovery Drive via Scarborough St at Southport Transit Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 4 min.

More details

The distance between Sydney and Helensvale is 693 km. The road distance is 860.5 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Sydney to Helensvale without a car is to train which takes 16 h 8 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Sydney to Helensvale, including transfers.

More details

Sydney to Helensvale bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Sydney station.

More details

The best way to get from Sydney to Helensvale is to train which takes 16 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 4 min.

Mode details

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

Search flights

Sydney to Helensvale bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Southport station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Helensvale is 861 km. It takes approximately 9 h 39 min to drive from Sydney to Helensvale.

Get driving directions

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

Search flights

Map of how to get from Sydney to Helensvale.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 433.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

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

You can take a train from Sydney to Helensvale via Brisbane, Roma Street, platform 4, Helensvale, platform 1, and Helensvale stop A in around 16 h 8 min. Alternatively, Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Sydney to Helensvale once daily. Tickets cost $95 - $130 and the journey takes 16 h 25 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
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 22 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 Varsity Lakes, platform 2 to Helensvale, platform 2
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from International Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$14 - $19
Standard
$17 - $22
Train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $140
1st Class
$120 - $190
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Southport
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

Want to know more about travelling around Australia

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There are 922+ hotels available in Helensvale. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 23 min and costs .

More details