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

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Fly to Gold Coast  •  3 h 15 min

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

$50 - $217

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Fly to Brisbane, train  •  6 h 7 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

$77 - $252

Bus  •  14 h 30 min

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

$70 - $120

Train, night bus  •  15 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Casino Station 33 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Wharf St At Bay St 161

$88 - $127

Train  •  16 h 40 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 / ...

$102 - $146

Drive  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Tweed Heads 512.1 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Tweed Heads is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 9 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Tweed Heads is to fly which costs $70 - $310 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sydney and arriving at Coolangatta. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 30 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Tweed Heads is 670 km. The road distance is 819.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Tweed Heads without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 30 min and costs $100 - $170.

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Sydney to Tweed Heads, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Sydney to Tweed Heads is to fly which takes 3 h 15 min and costs $70 - $310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $170 and takes 14 h 30 min, you could also train, which costs $140 - $210 and takes 16 h 40 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 Tweed Heads bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Coolangatta station.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Tweed Heads.
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  • Distance: 418.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

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

Virgin Australia, Tigerair Australia and two other airlines fly from Sydney to Tweed Heads hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Sydney to Tweed Heads 4 times a day. Tickets cost $70 - $120 and the journey takes 14 h 30 min. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
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
Phone
13 12 30
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 Casino Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$70 - $110
1st Class
$100 - $150
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $110
Flexifare
$85 - $120
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
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Night bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Wharf St At Bay St
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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More Questions & Answers

Tweed Heads is 1 h behind Sydney. It is currently 4:03 PM in Sydney and 3:03 PM in Tweed Heads.

Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Tweed Heads is 819 km. It takes approximately 9 h 12 min to drive from Sydney to Tweed Heads.

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

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There are 1039+ hotels available in Tweed Heads. Prices start at $95 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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