There are 8 ways to get from Gold Coast to Melbourne by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Gold Coast to Melbourne  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Melbourne (MEL) OOL - MEL

$75 - $293

7 alternative options

Train to Brisbane, fly to Melbourne  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Melbourne (MEL) BNE - MEL

$97 - $290

Fly Gold Coast to Avalon, bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Avalon (AVV) OOL - AVV
  2. Take the bus from Avalon Airport to Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne

$93 - $376

Train to Brisbane, fly to Melbourne Essendon Apt  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) BNE - MEB

$116 - $629

Bus, train  •  29 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Casino Station, Coach Bay 164 / ...
  2. Take the train from Casino Station to Central Station 32
  3. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra
  4. Take the bus from Canberra to Melbourne

$160 - $268

Bus, train, drive  •  30 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Casino Station, Coach Bay 164 / ...
  2. Take the train from Casino Station to Dungog Station 32
  3. Drive from Dungog Station to Soldiers Point Holiday Park, Ridgeway Av
  4. Take the bus from Soldiers Point Holiday Park, Ridgeway Av to Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 9 100
  5. Take the train from Central Station to Southern Cross 623 / ...

$136 - $298

Bus, train via Tamworth  •  31 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane 175
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Tamworth
  3. Take the train from Tamworth Station to Hornsby Station 224
  4. Take the bus from Parramatta to Melbourne

$169 - $244

Drive  •  18 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Melbourne 1052 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Melbourne is to fly which costs $100 - $400 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Melbourne is to fly which takes 4 h 36 min and costs $100 - $400.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Melbourne is 1346 km. The road distance is 1683 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Gold Coast to Melbourne, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Gold Coast, QLD, Australia and Melbourne, VIC, Australia?

Tigerair Australia, Qantas and two other airlines fly from Gold Coast to Melbourne hourly.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Avalon
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Gold Coast to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Gold Coast to Avalon
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Gold Coast to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Jetgo Australia
Website
jetgo.com
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne Essendon Apt via Dubbo
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Melbourne Essendon Apt via Wollongong
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$15 - $19
Standard
$17 - $22
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Casino Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$75 - $110
1st Class
$100 - $160
Train from Casino Station to Dungog Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$50 - $80
1st Class
$70 - $110
Train from Tamworth Station to Hornsby Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $80
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Central Station to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$85 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $180
Bus operators
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Avalon Airport to Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
skybus.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Casino Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$50 - $80
Flexifare
$65 - $95
Port Stephens Coaches
Website
pscoaches.com.au
Bus from Soldiers Point Holiday Park, Ridgeway Av to Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 9
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
pscoaches.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Parramatta to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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