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Getting Here & Around

Your Gold Coast is extremely easy to get to. It is less than a one hour drive from Brisbane and is conveniently serviced by two international and domestic airports. You can get to the Gold Coast, using public transport, hire car, taxi or airport transfer companies. Once you are in the Gold Coast, you will be able to get public transport to most locations with taxis and hire cars also available.  


The Gold Coast has its very own airport located on the Gold Coast Highway at Bilinga on the southern end of the Gold Coast. Flight operators include Virgin Blue, Jetstar, Qantas, Freedom Air, Pacific Blue, Tiger Airways and Air Asia. For more information see

The Brisbane airport is located an hour drive from the Gold Coast. It services more than 30 domestic and international airlines such as Qantas, Virgin Blue, Singapore Airlines, Emirates, Thai Airways and United. For more information see

Ground and Water Travel

Rental car companies are based at the airport and you can get airport transfers to your hotel, see or the following transfer companies:

Airport Con-x-ion:
Airport Door 2 Door Airbus:
BCT Transfers:
Coachtrans Australia:
Gold Coast Tourist Shuttle:

From Brisbane Airport, you can also catch the Airtrain, see

Once you arrive onthe Gold Coast, you will find the city has a good public transport system. For schedules, see or

Regent Taxis also services the region and there are several hire car companies.

Ferries and water taxis are also available in certain areas, for details see. and you can hire bicycles, scooters and other transportation modes from various hire businesses. See (Your Gold Coast hire link).