The Gold Coast is serviced by two major airports. Gold Coast Airport is conveniently located 30 minutes from the city centre and offers extensive domestic and international services. Direct flights to and from all Australian capital cities and regional areas, plus the majority of metropolitan centres across the globe are readily available.Brisbane Domestic and International Airport is less than one hour’s drive north from the city centre via the M1. Brisbane International Airport is open 24 hours a day and services a number of direct international flights to and from major destinations.
On the ground, our city offers a range of transport options at affordable prices. Airport transfers include private coach, taxi, shuttle, public bus, limousine, train, car hire or even helicopter.
Airtrain transports passengers to and from the Brisbane Domestic and International Airport to four Gold Coast stations: Helensvale, Nerang, Robina and Varsity Lakes. Airtrains run every 15 minutes during peak periods. Comprehensive timetables and fare information can be accessed at qr.com.au and translink.com.au
BusesTranslink operates a 24 hour public bus service on the Gold Coast which includes routes from Gold Coast Airport along the Gold Coast Highway. The Gold Coast Tourist Bus offers transfers between hotels and the Gold Coast Airport and return transfers to theme parks. For further information visit surfside.com.au or translink.com.au
Private Airport Charters
Taxis and Rental Cars
The Gold Coast has a comprehensive 24 hour public bus service operated by Translink. Translink operates between Coomera in Queensland to Pottsville in northern New South Wales.More information
The Gold Coast train line runs down the city's western side. Each of the six main stations are less than 20 minutes to the heart of the city. The line is linked up to the much larger Queensland Rail network and is part of the South East rail line.More information
The Gold Coast light rail connects the Gold Coast University Hospital and Griffith University to the fast growing commercial, retail and recreational centres of Southport, Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach. Trams run every 7.5 minutes from 7am to 7pm on weekdays between the 19 stations.More information