Gold Coast Airport

General information

Gold Coast Airport is an airport in Eastern Australia right on the border between the states Queensland and New South Wales. The airport serves the city Gold Coast which is situated south of Brisbane. Gold Coast is known for its long sandy beaches and surfing spots.


Where is Gold Coast Airport situated?

Gold Coast Airport is situated south of the city Gold Coast and it is located close to the beautiful Coral Sea. From Gold Coast the airport can be reached by following state route 3 and then change to M1 road.

How many terminals has Gold Coast Airport?

Gold Coast Airport has one terminal building. The terminal is located on the east side of the airport.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Gold Coast Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Australia.

Airport Distance
Brisbane Airport 94km



The distance from Gold Coast Airport to the centre of Main Beach is 27 kilometres. By car, it takes 45 minutes to get to the centre of Main Beach.

From OOL Airport to Main Beach City centre by Car
27 km
45 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Gold Coast Airport by public transport. Visit the Gold Coast Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Bus services

You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Gold Coast Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Gold Coast Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Main Beach is about A$ 80.-. Book your taxi at Gold Coast Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From OOL Airport to Main Beach City centre by Taxi
27 km
45 min
A$ 80.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Gold Coast Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Hertz, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Budget, Europcar and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Gold Coast Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Gold Coast Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Gold Coast Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Gold Coast Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Gold Coast Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Gold Coast Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Ticket

Explore Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary with a full-day ticket. Enjoy entry to the park, daily interactive keeper presentations and animal shows, and join the popular wild lorikeet feeding!


Byron Bay: 2-Hour Small Group Surf Lesson

This fun-fuelled 2-hour beginner's surfing lesson lets you experience the thrill of catching your first wave. You'll be taught surfing basics in a group of 6 students or less. A great way to increase your surf knowledge, technique, and confidence.

Tour & transport

Surfers Paradise: Gold Coast Afternoon River Cruise

Climb aboard for an afternoon cruise along the waterways of Surfers Paradise and get stunning views of the Gold Coast. Relax on the sundeck with a drink from the fully licensed bar and enjoy complimentary cheese and crackers.


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