Lying about 116km north of Brisbane, Coolum is a fair distance from Brisbane airport. There are still plenty of options to get you between both destinations, though. Brisbane airport is well-serviced by a range of public transport services. These include trains and buses, which depart regularly. But getting to Coolum via public transport take a while, and there are several transfers involved. Taxis aren’t particularly well-suited to the journey either. Because they use a metered system, the cost of taxis over long distances is often prohibitive.

Luckily, Car Australia offers direct, fixed-price transfers from Brisbane airport to Coolum. With Car Australia, you get a choice of a luxury vehicle, a chauffeur to drive it, and the quickest available transport from Brisbane airport to Coolum. With a combination of comfort, convenience, and unrivalled value for money, Car Australia is your standout airport transport option.

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Coolum to Brisbane airport – Here are your options

There’s lots to see and do in Coolum. To fit it all in, you’ve probably got an itinerary in mind. So let us help you develop your itinerary, by sharing some of our insights. Over our many years of driving from Brisbane airport to Coolum, this is what we’ve learned.

Pick Up and Other Information

Travel times are quickest from Brisbane airport to Coolum with Car Australia

The most important thing to know when you’re making a plan is travel time. Without knowing how long your trip takes, it’s hard to prepare for it. Luckily, we’ve driven from Coolum to Brisbane airport, and vice versa, in plenty of conditions. That means we’re well equipped to tell you what to expect. Generally, going to Coolum takes about 90 minutes.

Peak Hour Travel Time:

  • Airport to Coolum – 90 minutes
  • Coolum to airport – 100 minutes

Off Peak Travel Time:

  • Airport to Coolum – 90 minutes
  • Coolum to airport – 80 minutes

Brisbane airport awaits: Check these features out before you head to Coolum

If you find yourself in Brisbane airport with some time to kill, there’s plenty to do. First of all, there’s free Wi-Fi available, so you can stay connected. Then there are the facilities; Brisbane airport’s domestic and international terminals boast a range of shopping and dining options. If you’re feeling more adventurous, you can catch the free TBus to Skygate, where you’ll find everything from DFO, to high-end accommodation.

When it’s time to meet your transfer, all you need to do is make your way to the pick-up and drop off point at the front of your terminal. At the domestic terminal, both are located along the same road. At the international terminal, pick up is possible on level 2, and drop-offs are possible on level 4.

Coolum is well worth the drive from Brisbane airport: Here’s why

Coolum is one of the Sunshine Coast’s premier holiday destinations. It’s got a laid back and coastal atmosphere, which makes it the perfect place to unwind. But that’s not all it offers; Coolum also has great surfing, fishing, hiking, and swimming options, for the most active travellers out there!

To truly comprehend the beauty of the Sunshine Coast region, we recommend a hike to the top of Mount Coolum. From there, you can enjoy 360-degree panoramic views of the stunning coast, and its native forest backdrop. The best part is that you can access it all with Car Australia. We will collect you from anywhere in Coolum, and drive you to any location of your choosing, including Brisbane airport.