Last updated 15th March, 2021
Surfers Paradise is the perfect place to experience a slice of Aussie coastal living. The sunny days, beautiful beaches and animated atmosphere make for an incredible holiday hotspot. If you’re travelling from Gold Coast airport to Surfers Paradise, there are plenty of transport options to get you there.
Entry to the Gold Coast airport is in between the popular suburbs of Coolangatta and Bilinga. It’s approximately 90km south of Brisbane’s CBD and just 25km from Surfers Paradise. The airport’s central location and close proximity to Surfers means you’re sure to arrive in great time no matter your mode of transport.
Taking a bus from the Gold Coast airport to Surfers Paradise may take a little longer, but you’re sure to save some cash.
Catch a bus from the Gold Coast airport to Broadbeach (the 777 or 700 will take you to Broadbeach South Station). From here you can hop on a tram and ride the G:link all the way to Cavill Avenue in Surfers Paradise. This will be the tram’s 4th stop once you’ve gotten on.
Be sure to check the Translink website for times and fares.
For easy and convenient door-to-door service, Con-X-ion provides direct airport shuttle services from the Gold Coast airport to the place you’re staying in Surfers Paradise.
Gold Coast Airport transfers to anywhere on the Gold Coast start at $15 per person one way ($30 return). To make a booking, head to the Con-X-ion website.
Looking to rent a car for the duration of your stay? There are several reputable car rental companies to choose from with pickup from the Gold Coast airport:
Pick your preference of company by comparing their prices, vehicle type and perks to find what suits you best. Don’t forget to organise your car hire before you arrive to save on time.
Of course, there’s always the option to catch a cab from the airport for an easy ride to your final destination. Line up at the taxi rank outside the airport or book your ride online with Gold Coast Cabs. To save on money, you can join in a share ride with passengers headed in the same direction through FlatFare (operated by Gold Coast Cabs).
Plan your transportation ahead of time to make for a stress-free start to your holiday!