Flights to Gold Coast

Formerly known as Coolangatta Airport, Gold Coast Airport accommodates both international and domestic flights at the southern region of the city of Gold Coast. It is the sixth-busiest commercial aviation hub in the “Land Down Under,” but despite this, travelers do not have to worry about being stressed out since their stay will be convenient and hassle-free.

This is because it boasts of premier facilities that include ATMs, duty free stores, baby care commodities, cafes, restaurants, car rental stations, luggage storage, lockers, and so on.

Many reputable air transportation companies operate at Gold Coast Airport and they are Philippine Airlines, Qantas Airways, Cathay Pacific, Jetstar Airways, China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Scoot Airlines, and Virgin Airlines Australia, to name a few.

Getting to tourist attractions and other important destinations

The city center is approximately 21 kilometers (13.12 miles) from Gold Coast Airport, but getting there from the mentioned airline infrastructure is a breeze because Gold Coast—being one of the fastest growing cities in Australia—is serviced by buses, taxis, trains, rental cars, and more. Travel time usually varies, but given that traffic and weather conditions are favorable, passengers can be rest assured that they can be in their chosen destination within 20 to 30 minutes.

  • Rental cars

Rental car firms that are present at the airline facility include the Hertz Corporation, Avis Rent a Car System, Budget Rent a Car, Thrifty Car Rental, Europcar, and Redspot Car Rentals. Availing one that will complement a set budget is easy considering the fact that they offer promos every once in a while.

  • Taxis

Taxis can be easily hired at Gold Coast Airport since drivers convene outside the terminal building. Also, some companies have information desks within the vicinity of the international arrivals hall.

  • Buses

Interested parties can also avail free Airport Link shuttle buses that connect Gold Coast Airport to other public transportation posts at the main highway and a number of nearby tourist or business spots. They should bear in mind that rides need to be pre-booked and this is a strict requirement that needs strict compliance.


Gold Coast Airport is a prime aviation hub that is fully committed to serving the needs of their guests and global partners. Its management employs the highest standards and strives to make sure that every part of their experience is enjoyable, pleasant, and convenient. Furthermore, its personnel are known to deliver courteous and prompt assistance to those who need it.

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Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Gold Coast: Gold Coast.
Delta, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, SilkAir, AirAsia X, Air New Zealand, Cathay Pacific and Alitalia all fly direct to Gold Coast.
The cheapest month to fly to Gold Coast is March.

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