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from $12
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Brisbane - Brisbane Coach Terminal
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Gold Coast - Surfers Paradise - Transit Centre
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Bus Brisbane to Gold Coast: Trip Overview

Bus Brisbane to Gold Coast: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$14
Average bus trip duration1h 20m
Number of daily buses4
Earliest bus departure7:00 AM
Distance45 miles (72 km)
Latest bus departure2:00 PM

Brisbane to Gold Coast Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Departures4
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures7:00AM - 2:00PM
Minimum Price$12
Average Ticket Price$14
Minimum Trip Duration1h
Average Bus Trip Duration1h20m
Distance45 miles (72 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteGreyhound Australia
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Brisbane - Gold Coast

Both buses and trains are available for traveling between these two cities. The two options are practical and eco-friendly ways to reach Gold Coast. You can also use carpool services and share a car ride with other travelers.

Traveling from Brisbane to Gold Coast takes about 1h 20m on average, but you can get there in as little as 1h with the fastest bus. This is the time it takes to travel the 45 miles (72 km) that separate the two cities.

Brisbane and Gold Coast are 45 miles (72 km) apart.

About 4 buses travel this route daily, provided by Greyhound Australia. Depending on the day of the week, the number of buses available from Brisbane to Gold Coast may vary. Want to make your bus journey from Brisbane to Gold Coast as effortless as possible? Busbud has got you covered! Browse schedules, pick the perfect bus for your travel style and budget - all in one place.

The bus service operates from 7:00 AM for the initial departure and runs until 2:00 PM for the final departure.

Buses going from Brisbane to Gold Coast begin their journey at Cleveland - Toondah Harbour and reach their destination at Surfers Paradise - Transit Centre.

Go for the bus if you want the most cost-effective way to travel this route. $14 is the starting point for the cost-effective bus ride to Gold Coast from Brisbane.

The bus ticket costs $14 on average. In the past 30 days, prices have fluctuated between $14 and $25, so it's best to compare them to make sure you get the best deal.

Yes, a day trip from Brisbane to Gold Coast is definitely doable. The round-trip travel time is around 2h. So you'll have plenty of time to discover Gold Coast before making your way back to Brisbane.

Once in Gold Coast, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are Kayaking at South Stradbroke Island, Holoverse, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, Gold Coast Skydive and Infinity.

Find cheapest prices for buses

Find cheapest prices for buses

Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
The cheapest trip from Brisbane to Gold Coast was searched and found on Apr 19, 2024 with a price of $12

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Brisbane to Gold Coast, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $12 to $18 for a bus ticket from Brisbane to Gold Coast based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $13 which is on 2024-04-23.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Meet and talk to locals at the bus stations while traveling from Brisbane to Gold Coast.There is no better way to get inside travel information while exploring a new city than to go straight to its people.

Much more than a mere vehicle taking you from Brisbane to Gold Coast, riding the bus will expose you to some of the most stunning panoramas while enroute to your final bus stop.

Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from Brisbane to Gold Coast.

Make a music playlist for your bus ride from Brisbane to Gold Coast, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.

Did you know?

One of the longest bus route in the world goes all the way from Ontario to Alberta in Canada (with the same bus). This trip is 3,435 km or 2,135 miles long and the price is a bit under $100.

The average number of passengers on a coach bus is 32 meaning that a bus could replace a minimum of at least 30 cars!

The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.

What's the cheapest way to go from Brisbane to Gold Coast?

The bus is the cheapest travel choice for this destination
Vehicle TypeTravel TimeAvg PriceDaily Departures
Vehicle TypeBusTravel Time1h 20mAvg Price$14Daily Departures4
Vehicle TypeTrainTravel Time1h 38mAvg Price$26Daily Departures38

The best way to travel between Brisbane and Gold Coast is by bus. By choosing the bus, you'll get to save some money as you travel to your destination, as ticket prices cost $14 on average. If you're on a budget, you'll find cheap tickets from $14. If you're looking for the fastest way to get to Gold Coast, choose the bus, as it will take you from Brisbane to Gold Coast in about 1h 20m - that's the fastest way to get there!

Will you be returning to Brisbane by bus?

Bus from Gold Coast to Brisbane

You can also go to Gold Coast by train

Train from Brisbane to Gold Coast

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