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Gold Coast travel information
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.