Gold Coast to Sydney Bus

Gold Coast to Sydney

Gold Coast to Sydney Bus

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Tick some of Australia’s most iconic landmarks off your bucket list when you travel from the Gold Coast to Sydney on a luxurious Greyhound bus!

Starting with the famous Surfers Paradise sign that signals the start of the Gold Coast’s ‘Glitter Strip’, Cavill Avenue, the bus trip from the Gold Coast to Sydney will give you a chance to see some of Australia’s most beloved sights.

In Byron Bay, take a walk to the Cape Byron Lighthouse for spectacular views of the ocean from Australia’s most easterly point. In Ballina, keep an eye out for The Big Prawn, and in Coffs Harbour, make sure you snap a selfie with The Big Banana! You’ll also find beloved coastal destinations like Yamba and Port Macquarie on this route, as well as Newcastle, the gateway to the ever-popular Hunter Valley wine region.

When you arrive in Sydney, the bus will drop you off in the heart of the CBD. It’s just a short distance from there to Circular Quay, where Sydney’s two most iconic attractions – the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House – await. You can also hop on a ferry to Luna Park, Taronga Zoo and Manly Beach!

You should also be sure to visit the world-famous Bondi Beach, where you can pop into Icebergs for a drink and a dip in the ocean pool, and set aside time for a day trip to the Blue Mountains, where the massive Three Sisters rock formation and the Katoomba Scenic Railway await.

Whether you choose to travel during the day or on our overnight bus from the Gold Coast to Sydney, you can relax and recharge in your reclining leather seat with free WiFi, an in-seat USB charger and panoramic windows.

Got a preference for a window or an aisle seat? There’s no need to queue – you can reserve your favourite seat when you book your bus trip from the Gold Coast to Sydney. You can also keep up-to-date with any delays that might affect your expected arrival time with our real-time coach tracker, and earn G-Dollars to redeem on your next trip (or save for a special adventure) with our Greyhound Rewards program.

With so many things to see and do along the way, the bus trip from Sydney to the Gold Coast is perfect for our popular Whimit Travel Pass. With Whimit, you can travel as much as you want on any route, in any direction, within the time limit you choose!

A Greyhound bus is the most convenient, comfortable and affordable way to travel from the Gold Coast to Sydney. Book your ticket now!

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

On the Gold Coast, buses to Sydney depart from the Transit Centre, Bays 8 & 9 (at the back of the building), 10 Beach Road, Surfers Paradise. In Sydney, buses to the Gold Coast depart from Bus Bays at Central Station, Eddy Avenue.

What amenities can I expect on the bus?

All our buses from the Gold Coast to Sydney come with free WiFi, USB chargers, reclining seats, and a restroom.

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

The bus trip from the Gold Coast to Sydney takes approximately 16h 30m. For the most up-to-date timetables please visit the Timetables page.

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

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 Sydney 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.