Brisbane Airport to Gold Coast: Travel in Comfort with Car Australia
The Gold Coast is one of the jewels in the crown of Queensland’s tourist destinations. The region is home to some of the nation’s greatest beaches, including the iconic Surfer’s Paradise. So, as you would expect, many commuters travel between Brisbane airport and the Gold Coast every day. But how? The Gold Coast is located a little over seventy kilometres south of Brisbane, while the airport is about 14km to the city’s northeast. Fortunately, this distance is nothing when you have a Brisbane airport to Gold Coast transfer from Car Australia. There are a range of transport options to get you from the Gold Coast to Brisbane airport and back, but none compare to the service you get with Car Australia.
Car Australia is the ultimate in airport transport. We offer a wide variety of premium and luxury cars, as well as people movers and coaches. This means that you have reliable and affordable transport at your fingertips – even when you are travelling in a large group. Better yet, we also offer door-to-door service, twenty-four hours a day. So it doesn’t matter when your flight arrives, or when it departs. Your professional Car Australia drivers will see to it that you get from Brisbane airport to Gold Coast quickly and in comfort.
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Airport Transfers Gold Coast to Brisbane: What Will your Journey Involve?
Is this your first time getting from Brisbane airport to Gold Coast with Car Australia? If it is, you might be wondering what your journey will involve. To fill you in, we have listed a few relevant points below.
Pick Up and Other Information
Gold Coast to Brisbane Airport Transfers: How Long will it Take?
If you have an important meeting or booking in the Gold Coast, time is of the essence! Here at Car Australia, we specialise in both corporate and recreational travel, so you can rest assured that your travel times will be the fastest possible. Generally, the journey from Gold Coast to Brisbane airport and back takes around 70 minutes.
Peak Hour Travel Time:
- Airport to Gold Coast – between 65 and 90 minutes
- Gold Coast to airport – between 70 and 110 minutes
Off Peak Travel Time:
- Airport to Gold Coast –between 60 and 75 minutes
- Gold Coast to airport –between 60 and 75 minutes
Brisbane Airport to Gold Coast: Pick up and Information
Brisbane airport is a well set out facility, which makes it very easy to navigate. The terminals have Wi-Fi on offer, as well as retail, entertainment and dining opportunities. Another great advantage is the airport’s drop off and pick up sections. The domestic terminal has a single stretch of road dedicated to pick ups and drop offs. These kerbside spaces include disabled access zones. However, you cannot wait for more than a few minutes here for security reasons. The international terminal has a pick up section on the level 2 arrivals road in front of the terminal. It also has a drop off section on the departures road of level 4. Those requiring disabled access can find it on the level 2 arrivals section.
Gold Coast: Pick up and Information
The Gold Coast covers quite a large area, within which you will find a wide array of attractions. These include gorgeous beaches, stunning coastlines and, of course, exceptional nightlife. There are theme parks, iconic high rises, surf beaches and even a native wildlife sanctuary in Currumbin. To help you see as much as possible, our Car Australia drivers can collect you from anywhere in the Gold Coast. All you need to do is inform us in advance of your preferred pick up location!
Other Transport Options
Gold Coast to Brisbane Airport Shuttle and Other Transport Options
The Gold Coast is connected to Brisbane in more ways than one. The public transport system between the two is efficient, as is the highway. So what is the best method of transport from Brisbane airport to Gold Coast? Without a doubt, it is a chauffeured car from Car Australia. With unrivalled costs and excellent service, it is easy to see why.
Trains: Brisbane Airport
The Brisbane airport has an air train service that departs every fifteen minutes or so. This service is generally express and it stops at the both the domestic and international terminals. During the week, the air train operates from 5:04am until 10:04pm. On weekends, it operates between 6:04am and 10:04pm. The train is an efficient service and it allows you to beat peak hour traffic. However, there are still some drawbacks. Notably, the train does not offer door-to-door service. This leaves you to make up the difference on foot, which can be hard when you have luggage. It is also time consuming, for the same reason.
Taxi from Brisbane airport
There are taxi ranks at both the domestic and international terminals of the Brisbane airport. At the domestic terminal, this is located centrally out the front. At the international terminal, the taxi rank is located at the northern end. Although taxis do offer door-to-door service, they still lack the luxury and cleanliness of a Car Australia chauffeured car. And, some might be surprised to know that our prices are comparable to those of a taxi. At best, taxis will save you 20% of the cost as compared to Car Australia. However, this is offset by the increased waiting times, which during peak periods can reach half an hour or more.
Buses and Shuttles
Finally, you could consider buses and shuttles. There are several services operating in the Brisbane airport precinct. They also operate throughout the suburbs of both Brisbane and the Gold Coast. This means that you can combine buses with the air train to get just about anywhere. However, it is important to consider the time this takes. Buses stop frequently and can easily be caught in peak hour traffic. Car Australia, on the other hand, offers private buses and shuttles for those travelling in large groups. Per person, the price is once again comparable, but with far great comfort, cleanliness and reliability!