Gold Coast City to Brisbane

Gold Coast City to Brisbane

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Instant Fastest
12:10
Surfers Paradise Gold Coast, Gold Coast City
1h 20m bus ride in AC Seater
5.0
13:30
Brisbane Coach Terminal
Instant
11:20
Coolangatta, Gold Coast City
2h 10m bus ride in AC Seater
5.0
13:30
Brisbane Coach Terminal
Instant
06:45
OOL Gold Coast Airport, Gold Coast City
15h 40m Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in MEL 11h 15m
22:25
BNE Brisbane Airport

From Surfers Paradise Gold Coast to Brisbane by bus

Instant Fastest
12:10
Surfers Paradise Gold Coast, Gold Coast City
1h 20m bus ride in AC Seater
5.0
13:30
Brisbane Coach Terminal

From Coolangatta to Brisbane by bus

Instant
11:20
Coolangatta, Gold Coast City
2h 10m bus ride in AC Seater
5.0
13:30
Brisbane Coach Terminal

From Gold Coast Airport to Brisbane by flight and flight

Instant
06:45
OOL Gold Coast Airport, Gold Coast City
15h 40m Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in MEL 11h 15m
22:25
BNE Brisbane Airport

Gold Coast City to Brisbane Schedule

Gold Coast City to Brisbane Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Redy2Go Comfort Any timeAUD 154.60
Greyhound Australia AC Seater 11:20 - 13:30AUD 35.02
Greyhound Australia AC Seater 12:10 - 13:30AUD 20

Transportation from Gold Coast City to Brisbane

How to get from Gold Coast City to Brisbane

When you want to get from Gold Coast City to Brisbane, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Bus. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about AUD 468.93. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as AUD 20.12.

How far is Gold Coast City from Brisbane?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Gold Coast City to Brisbane. Your trip will be a total of 55 miles (87 km). The flying distance is 52 miles (83 km).

How long does it take to get from Gold Coast City to Brisbane?

The travel time from Gold Coast City to Brisbane can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 28 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Gold Coast City to Brisbane?

The cost of the trip from Gold Coast City to Brisbane varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Greyhound Australia: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as AUD 20.12 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as AUD 468.93.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Gold Coast City to Brisbane:

  • Bus tickets - AUD 20.21 to AUD 35.76;
  • Plane tickets - AUD 230.13 to AUD 284.55;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from AUD 124.39 to AUD 469.58.

How many trips per day are there between Gold Coast City and Brisbane?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Gold Coast City to Brisbane depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 11:20 - you can also take a bus as late as 12:10. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Gold Coast City to Brisbane any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Gold Coast City to Brisbane. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is AUD 230.13.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Gold Coast City to Brisbane
Jetstar Airways, Virgin Australia

Buses

Taking a bus from Gold Coast City to Brisbane is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Gold Coast City to Brisbane. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as AUD 124.39.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.

The most popular transport from Gold Coast City to Brisbane

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Gold Coast City to Brisbane? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% decided to go for a bus.