Gold Coast to Brisbane
Brisbane is just a short one-hour trip from Surfers Paradise. 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 the Gold Coast to Brisbane operating every day.
A vibrant city with a relaxed atmosphere, Brisbane is an up-and-coming capital to watch. A cosmopolitan hub of arts, culture and dining, it’s Australia’s new world city. Visitors will enjoy cruising the Brisbane River on a CityCat; abseiling down the Kangaroo Point Cliffs; climbing the iconic Story Bridge; cuddling a koala at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary; and swimming in the sandy lagoons of Australia’s only inner-city man-made beach at the South Bank Parklands.
You can also stroll through the majestic City Botanic Gardens and Roma Street Parkland; treat yourself to boutique shopping in the CBD; and attend one of the city’s major arts and cultural events.
Your bus trip from the Gold Coast to Brisbane 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. Our coaches also make multiple direct trips every day from Coolangatta to Brisbane.
Seat selection comes standard, so you can pick your preferred window or aisle seat when you book your travel from the Gold Coast to Brisbane. 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!
A Greyhound bus is the most convenient and comfortable way to travel from the Gold Coast to Brisbane. Book your ticket now!
GOLD COAST & BRISBANE*
Coolangatta (Gold Coast)
Surfers Paradise (Gold Coast)
Southport (Gold Coast)
Brisbane Coach Terminal
*Not all stops are available
on every service
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Where do buses depart from on the Gold Coast and in Brisbane?
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. In Brisbane, buses to the Gold Coast depart from Parkland Crescent, which is accessible via Parkland Boulevard and adjacent to platform 10 of Roma Street Train Station.
What amenities can I expect on the bus?
All our buses from the Gold Coast to Brisbane come with free WiFi, USB chargers, reclining seats, and a restroom.
How long does it take to get from the Gold Coast to Brisbane?
The bus trip from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane takes approximately 1h 15m. The bus trip from Coolangatta to Brisbane takes approximately 2h 10m. For the most up-to-date timetables please visit the Timetables page.
How much is a bus ticket from the Gold Coast to Brisbane?
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 Gold Coast to Brisbane 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.