Brisbane to Gold Coast & Surfers Paradise Bus

Brisbane to Gold Coast

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Brisbane to Gold Coast Bus

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Is the beach calling you? Make your way from Brisbane to the Gold Coast in air-conditioned comfort on a luxurious Greyhound bus!

The Gold Coast is just a short one-hour trip from Brisbane. Whether you’re planning a day trip, a weekend away or a business meeting, Greyhound has got you covered, with multiple return coach services from Brisbane to the Gold Coast every day.

There’s so much to see and do on the Gold Coast, making it the perfect destination for a short visit or a longer stay. Our coach will drop you off in the heart of Surfers Paradise, so you can see the glitz and glamour of the Gold Coast’s ‘Glitter Strip’ at Cavill Avenue, or take in the views from the top of Q1, without the need for a transfer.

From there, you can soak up the sand and surf of the Gold Coast’s seemingly endless strip of beaches; make your way to one of the Gold Coast’s iconic theme parks to ride rollercoasters and meet colourful wildlife; or escape to the Gold Coast Hinterland, with its easy walking tracks, delightful picnic areas and stunning waterfalls.

Our coaches also make multiple direct trips every day to Coolangatta, renowned for its pristine waters and laid-back beach culture. Connected trips from Surfers Paradise to Coolangatta are also available.

Naturally, you’ll want to bring your surfboard – and we’ve got plenty of room for it in our oversized luggage bins, so it can stay with you the whole time.

Your journey from Brisbane to the Gold Coast will be short, but luxurious, with reclining leather seats, free WiFi connectivity, in-seat USB chargers, air-conditioning, and panoramic windows now standard on all Greyhound buses.

Seat selection also comes standard, so you can pick your preferred window or aisle seat when you book your travel from Brisbane to the Gold Coast. You can also keep up-to-date with your arrival time with our real-time coach tracker, and earn G-Dollars to redeem for your next trip when you join our Greyhound Rewards program!

Ready to set course for sun, surf and sand? Book your Greyhound ticket from Brisbane to the Gold Coast now!


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Where do buses depart from in Brisbane and the Gold Coast?

In Brisbane, buses to Surfers Paradise depart from Parkland Crescent, which is accessible via Parkland Boulevard and adjacent to platform 10 of Roma Street Train Station. In Surfers Paradise, buses to Brisbane depart from the Transit Centre, Bays 8 & 9 (at the back of the building), 10 Beach Road. In Coolangatta, buses to Brisbane depart from the bus stop on Warner Street, opposite the Bowls Club.

What amenities can I expect on the bus?

All our buses between the Gold Coast to Brisbane come with free WiFi, USB chargers, air-conditioning, reclining seats, and a restroom.

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

The bus trip from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise takes approximately 1h 20m. The bus trip from Brisbane to Coolangatta takes approximately 2 hours. For the most up-to-date timetable please visit the Timetables page.

How much is a bus ticket from Brisbane to the Gold Coast?

All our bus fares come in three tiers – Early Bird, Advantage and Premium – with prices varying based on how far in advance you are making a booking. You can find the most up-to-date price for your trip by searching available trips online or by calling our customer service team on 1300 473 946. For more information on different types of available fares visit our Compare Fares page.

Where can I buy a ticket?

The easiest and cheapest way to buy a bus ticket for your Brisbane to Gold Coast trip is to book directly on our website. Your ticket is then saved in your My Greyhound account where you can manage your booking, and simply show an electronic copy of your ticket on your phone to the bus driver when you board.

You can also book your trips on the phone by contacting our friendly customer service on 1300 473 946, at our ticket outlets/travel agencies, or directly with the bus driver*.

*Please note that all bookings made through our call centre, travel centres and tickets purchased directly from drivers will incur a booking fee of $5.

**For more information see our FAQ page.