Getting to and from Gold Coast Airport

There are many different ways to get to/from and around Gold Coast Airport which sits roughly 19km from Broadbeach.



At the Domestic Terminal, the taxi rank is located right outside the Arrivals Terminal.

A Gold Coast Airport access fee of $3.00 applies to all pick-ups originating from an airport taxi rank. The access fee is paid by the passenger to the taxi driver and, as with all charges, may only be applied after the passenger has entered the taxi and the meter is started. There is no airport charge for set down.

For more information please contact:

Gold Coast Cabs

Phone: 131 008



The SkyBus Gold Coast Airport Shuttle is a dedicated service connecting the Gold Coast Airport to Gold Coast’s most popular tourist locations. The Gold Coast Airport Shuttle services all flights, 7 days a week from Burleigh Heads, Broadbeach, Surfers, Southport up to Runaway Bay. This service departs right outside the terminal building and features access to the famous Skybus world-class experience including free WiFi, a modern comfortable fleet, industry leading vehicle presentation, online ticketing options and as on all Skybus services Kids Travel Free.

For more information including fares, services, reservations or enquiries visit or call 1300 655 655.

Rental Car

You’ll find all of Australia’s best-known car rental companies located opposite the arrivals area at Gold Coast Airport. Book before you arrive or shop around at the terminal for the best deal. Your rental company will direct you to the correct parking location to collect your vehicle.

The following companies have desks at the airport:


Budget |

Europcar |

Hertz |

Thrifty |

RedSpot |

Getting around Gold Coast

Light Rail

As of 2014, the Gold Coast has a newly-constructed light rail system that follows the Gold Coast highway and takes passengers to all the key tourist spots on the northern end of the Gold Coast. To view more information about the light rail and its various stations, visit:

Bicycle & Pedestrian Access

As the developed areas of the Gold Coast are densely built, it is easy to walk and cycle. Further, there is over 600 kilometres of bike paths that connect neighbourhoods and link to major transit routes.


Hail a cab with its lights on where possible or book one in advance.

Gold Coast Cabs

Phone: 131 008


The Star Gold Coast offers a secure, undercover car park to all guests using the facilities. Self-parking is complimentary. Access to the carpark is via Hooker Boulevard/Nerang-Broadbeach Rd or the Gold Coast Highway and T E Peters Drive. Valet parking is also available at a $40 per day.

Parking Australia would like to thank the PACE 2018 Sponsors & Exhibitors


31 October – 2 November 2018

The Star Gold Coast
1 Casino Dr
Broadbeach QLD 4218


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