Gold Coast - Essential Information

Search Hotels

at this destination

Check-in date

Check-out date


Gold Coast Airport is located at Coolangatta, 22 kilometres south of Surfers Paradise. Gold Coast Airport has a transport and information desk right outside international arrivals.

The Gold Coast Tourist Shuttle meets all flights and takes passengers to Surfers Paradise. You can buy tickets in advance online.

You can save considerably, though, if you use the free Airport Link shuttle out to the Gold Coast Highway where you can catch bus 700, 760 or 765 into Surfers Paradise or to Coolangatta. Buses go several times an hour all day and night.

Taxis are also available immediately outside the terminal.

Public transport

The Gold Coast has a range of public transport options including trains and buses. The local bus operator is Surfside Buslines, which provides regular services and a network covering most locations. Weekly tickets for unlimited travelling with busses are available. The company also provides shuttle busses between the theme parks.

Citytrain operates a rail line in the hinterland that connects to the Brisbane suburban rail network. The main stations on the Gold Coast are Coomera, Nerang and Robina.

Ferries and water taxis connect islands and canal estates.
Gold Coast Ferries
+61 4 1171 1274


Gold Coast Water Taxis
+61 4 03 58 78 04

Regent Taxis
+61 13 10 08


Centro Centre

AddressCavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast
Phone+61 4 13 13 18
Opening hoursMonday to Friday 9 am-5 pm and Saturday 9 am-12.30 am


Australia Fair Dental Care at The Australia Fair West shopping center.

AddressYoung street, Gold Coast
Phone+61 7 5591 2661
More InfoCnr Scarborough and Young streets


Surfers Paradise Day and Night Pharmacy

Address14/3221 Surfers Paradise Blvd, Gold Coast
Phone+61 7 5592 1321


Country code: +61

Area code: 07


240 V / 50 Hz