Getting Here

Gold Coast Airport

Coolangatta airport (Gold Coast)
Coolangatta airport is located at the southern end of the Gold Coast. It is approximately 40 minutes by car to Surfers Paradise.
There are many transport options to get you to and from Coolangatta airport which include taxis, hiring a car, the tram (G:Link) or the sky bus.

For more information about transport from Gold Coast airport, click here.

Brisbane airport to Gold Coast

Brisbane airport is a major international airport that connects Queensland with many other parts of the world.
From Brisbane Airport, you can travel to the Gold Coast by car in approximately one hour. Alternatively, you can travel on a direct train from Brisbane Airport to the Gold Coast which takes approximately 90 minutes.

Many private companies offer shuttle bus connections from Brisbane airport to or from your exact accommodation location on the Gold Coast.

Other transport options and helpful information about Brisbane airport can be found here.


One of the most popular shuttle bus companies for travellers and students visiting the Gold Coast is Con-x-ion.
Con-X-ion provides a frequent and direct door-to-door shuttle transfer from Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Melbourne, Sydney, and Cairns Airports to and from your accommodation or private residence.

For more information and prices visit Con-X-ion

Getting around

With one long road connecting most of the Gold Coast, it is quite easy to get around once you are here. There are many different options of transport around the Gold Coast, including taxis, car hire, the G-Link (Tram network) and buses.

Taxis are a good option if you would like door-to-door transport, particularly if travelling alone or at night.
Visit Gold Coast Cabs or Call 131 008

For surrounding areas including Brisbane, Caboolture and Logan contact Black and White Cabs or call 133 222.