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There are 5 ways to get from Toowoomba to Surfers Paradise by bus, train or car

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Bus Greyhound Australia, train  •  3h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Toowoomba to Brisbane Gx713 / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Helensvale, platform 1 Bdvl / ...

$18 - $48

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Bus  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Toowoomba to Brisbane Gx713 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane Coach Terminal to Surfers Paradise Gx426 / ...

$16 - $54

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Bus Murrays Coaches, train  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Toowoomba to Brisbane
  2. Take the train from Central, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1 Bdvl / ...

$26 - $44

Train  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Toowoomba to Brisbane Roma Street The Westlander
  2. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Helensvale, platform 1 Bdvl / ...

$32 - $46

Drive  •  2h 4m

  1. Drive from Toowoomba to Surfers Paradise 112.6 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Toowoomba to Surfers Paradise is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 2h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Toowoomba to Surfers Paradise is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 2h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Toowoomba to Surfers Paradise. However, there are services departing from Toowoomba and arriving at Surfers Paradise via Brisbane Coach Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 55m.

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The distance between Toowoomba and Surfers Paradise is 153 km. The road distance is 180.2 km.

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The best way to get from Toowoomba to Surfers Paradise without a car is to bus and train which takes 3h 42m and costs $25 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3h 42m to get from Toowoomba to Surfers Paradise, including transfers.

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Toowoomba to Surfers Paradise bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Toowoomba station.

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The best way to get from Toowoomba to Surfers Paradise is to bus which takes 3h 55m and costs $22 - $80. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $65 and takes 6h 27m.

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Toowoomba to Surfers Paradise bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Surfers Paradise station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toowoomba to Surfers Paradise is 180 km. It takes approximately 2h 4m to drive from Toowoomba to Surfers Paradise.

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Map of how to get from Toowoomba to Surfers Paradise.
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  • Distance: 95.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 42m

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

You can take a bus from Toowoomba to Surfers Paradise via Brisbane Coach Terminal in around 3h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Toowoomba to Surfers Paradise via Brisbane Roma Street, Roma Street, platform 4, Helensvale, platform 1, and Helensvale, platform 5 in around 6h 27m.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Toowoomba to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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Queensland Rail Travel
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 Toowoomba to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $24
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$10 - $14
Flexifare
$17 - $24
Bus from Brisbane Coach Terminal to Surfers Paradise
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$6 - $9
Flexifare
$13 - $19
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Toowoomba to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Premier Motor Service
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Toowoomba to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
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Murrays Coaches

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