From the theme parks to the peaceful hinterland, the beloved surf breaks, beachfront hotels and a blossoming dining and micro-brewery scene – the Gold Coast is one of our most iconic holiday destinationsView our Gold Coast travel guide
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Reasons to fly with Qantas
Visiting from Sydney to Gold Coast (Coolangatta)
Sydney to Gold Coast flight information
The direct flight time from Sydney to the Gold Coast is 1 hour and 20 minutes.
How many direct flights go to the Gold Coast from Sydney on a daily basis?
On average, there are 4 flights per day from Sydney to the Gold Coast, and a total of 30 flights per week.
What day of the week has more flights from Sydney to the Gold Coast?
Friday and Sunday have the highest number of daily flights from Sydney to the Gold Coast.
When to visit
Being a sub-tropical city with around 300 days of sun each year means there’s never really a bad time to escape to the Gold Coast. Book your trip around a hot and humid summer, tropical and breezy spring, cool and pleasant autumn, and dry and sunny winter. Anytime is a great time to visit the Gold Coast.
What is the main airport called?
Gold Coast AirportOpens in a new tab or window. Located 21km (13 miles) from Surfers Paradise and 3km (1.8 miles) from Coolangatta, Gold Coast Airport (OOL) is the gateway to southern Queensland.
Arriving on the Gold Coast
When your flight arrives on the Gold Coast you’ll be welcomed by the friendly staff at the airport ready to get your break off to a great start.
Getting into Gold Coast from Gold Coast Airport
There are several transport options connecting the airport to the Gold Coast’s most popular tourist locations, including the SkyBus Gold Coast Airport Shuttle and transfers with private operators. There are also car rental desks opposite the arrivals area, a taxi rank is at the southern end of the terminal, and a rideshare pick-up point at the northern end of the terminal.
Getting around the Gold Coast
The Gold Coast is serviced by the TransLink bus network and a 13-kilometre integrated tram system, as well as trains, taxis, ride-share, ferries and self-drive options. Alternatively, you may wish to hire a bike with the well-pathed cycle ways.
Fly from Sydney
Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Sydney, there are a few things you should know so you’re prepared for your upcoming trip.
What is the main airport called?
Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD). Is an international airport in Sydney, Australia located 8 km south of the Sydney central business district, in the suburb of Mascot.
Passengers on Qantas flights from Sydney are allocated checked baggage. If you require extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online before departure.
Passengers travelling from Sydney, ensure you check-in online or via the Qantas App before you arrive at the airport from 24 hours before departure.
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