Byron Bay to Gold Coast
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Byron Bay to Gold Coast Bus
From the bohemian beauty of Byron Bay to the glitz and glamour of the Gold Coast, this is a short bus trip that truly has everything.
The coastal bus trip from Byron Bay to the Gold Coast can be as relaxing or as action-packed as you want it to be.
You can spot turtles, whales, dolphins and dugongs from the coast of Byron Bay, Australia’s most easterly point; stop off in the small seaside village of Brunswick Heads; hit the world-class surf breaks and pristine waters of Coolangatta; ride roller coasters at iconic theme parks; soak up the sun in Surfers Paradise; and explore the unspoilt natural environment of the Gold Coast Hinterland.
If you’re a surfer, you’ll definitely want to bring your board – we’ve got plenty of room in our oversized luggage bins, so it can stay with you the whole time.
As you travel from Byron Bay to the Gold Coast, you can kick back, relax and enjoy the comfort of a state-of-the-art Greyhound bus, with reclining leather seats, free WiFi, in-seat USB chargers and panoramic windows now standard in all of our coaches.
Our experienced Coach Captains will make your journey a smooth one – and you can check up on your progress with our real-time coach tracker! We also offer seat selection when you book a ticket on any of our coaches, so the days of queuing up early to score a window seat are over. You can also earn G-Dollars to put towards your next great Greyhound adventure when you join our Greyhound Rewards program!
Ready for your day at the beach? Book your ticket now!
STOPS BETWEEN BYRON
BAY & GOLD COAST*
Coolangatta (Gold Coast)
Surfers Paradise (Gold Coast)
Southport (Gold Coast)
*Not all stops are available
on every service
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Where do buses depart from in Byron Bay and the Gold Coast?
In Byron Bay, buses to Sydney depart from Byron Bay Interchange, Bay C, 51-57 Butler St, Byron Bay NSW. On the Gold Coast, buses depart from several locations - Coolangatta, Surfers Paradise and Southport. In Surfers Paradise buses depart from 10 Beach Rd, Bays 8 & 9, Surfers Paradise (at the back of the building). In Southport, buses depart from Southport Transit Centre, 34-36 Railway St, Southport. In Coolangatta, buses depart from Transit Centre, Cnr Warner St & Chalk St, Coolangatta.
What amenities can I expect on the bus?
All our buses between Byron Bay & the Gold Coast come with free WiFi, USB chargers, air-conditioning, reclining seats, and a restroom.
How long does it take to get from Byron Bay to Gold Coast?
The bus trip from Byron Bay to the Gold Coast takes approximately 2h. For the most up-to-date timetables please visit the Timetables page.
How much is a bus ticket from Byron Bay 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 Byron Bay 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.
What if my trip is disrupted by COVID?
In the event of COVID-related restrictions, cancellations, rescheduling, or border closures, you can rest easy knowing that Greyhound's COVID refund policy will allow you to choose between a refund, credit, or reschedule of your booked travel.
**For more information see our FAQ page.