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If your flight is taking you through or out of Brisbane Airport (rather than the Gold Coast Airport) there are a range of options to get you to your Gold Coast accommodation.
Brisbane Airport is located on the North East side of Brisbane City - about an hour away from the Gold Coast. Brisbane Airport transfer options are listed below:
There are a range of options to consider when traveling from Brisbane Airport to the Gold Coast, and Experience Oz puts them all in one easy booking system for you! Book your airport transfer to take you to your accommodation through Con-X-ion, Coachtrans, Holiday Tours and more!
Bus & Coach Transfers
Booking your airport transfers with Con-x-ion Coaches is even easier now with their instant online booking and payment system. They have a meet and greet service between your hotel and the Brisbane Airport.
Please give 48 hours notice with your booking and have all your flight details handy. You will need to know Flight Number (return also) flight departure/arrival times, which airline you are travelling with, which airport (Brisbane International or Brisbane Domestic) and how many passengers are travelling.
Starting from $180 from Brisbane Airport to your accommodation at Surfers Paradise or Broadbeach, a sedan limousine (takes 4 people) is often better value than a taxi! You can also be sure you'll end up right at your door (not a train station) and you'll get there in comfort (rather than an hour on the bus). You can also be sure there will be someone waiting at the airport when you arrive so you won't have to join any queues. For that special occasion a super stretch limo (takes 9 people) is only $265. Even cheaper than the bus if you've got a large group. Book your limousine from Brisbane Airport to the Gold Coast online now
As with almost any airport around the world, you can hail a taxi at the arrivals gate to take you to your hotel. Coming from Brisbane though, this can turn into a fairly expensive cab fair. A taxi to the northern end of the Gold Coast will cost you at least $165, $250 to Main Beach and if you're heading south to Coolangatta you can expect to pay at least $320, a train or transfer is much more affordable.
Airtrain between Brisbane Airport and Gold Coast
A one way train ticket from Brisbane airport to the Gold Coast ranges from $29.40 to $38.10 per adult, depending on which Gold Coast train station you want to get to (and vise versa). There are six train stations on the Gold Coast at the following locations:
- Varsity Lakes
The train line runs down the western side of the coast and each station is a 10-15 min (or $20-$35) taxi ride from the beach where most of the accommodation is. Buses are also available from the train stations and will cost roughly between $5 and $20 depending on where you want to go, but may not stop near your hotel. The Gold Coast Light Rail is now connected to the Helensvale train station to get you to Southport, Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach.
Airtrain between Brisbane Airport and Brisbane CBD
- Bowen Hills
- Fortitude Valley
- Central Station
- Roma Street
- South Brisbane
- South Bank
Trains depart every 15 minutes to the city during peak times and best of all, Airtrain tickets can be purchased in advance. You can purchase both single and return tickets, with Airtrain offering you a discount on returns. A one way ticket from the City to Brisbane Airport (or the other way around) will cost about $16, where a return ticket will cost you $30.
Airtrain Connect - Brisbane to the Gold Coast, Door to Door!
Catch the train, make the plane!
Airtrain Connect is an award-winning service connecting Brisbane Airport to the Gold Coast, having won the CSIA Service Excellence Award for Best Customer Service in Australia in 2009, 2007 and 2005. The service is provided as an add-on to the Airtrain service, providing door-to-door service between Gold Coast accommodation/private residences (service area applies) and Brisbane Airport.
Ride in air-conditioned comfort and be chauffeured in a luxury vehicle to and from your door. Relax and enjoy the journey to the Airport in style. Avoid being caught in traffic, paying toll road fees and airport parking fees.
The service is available:
Gold Coast To Brisbane Airport
- Monday - Friday: 4.34am until 5.59pm
- Saturday - Sunday: 5.48am until 5.48pm
Brisbane Airport To Gold Coast
- Monday - Friday: 5.42am until 8.00pm
- Saturday - Sunday: 5.59am until 7.59pm
Images courtesy Tourism & Events Queensland, Tourism Australia, Destination Gold Coast & Getty Images