Gold Coast Airport is an international and domestic airport located in Coolangatta, at the very bottom of the city – in fact it’s right on the border with NSW. Gold Coast Airport is the easiest way to access the Gold Coast and the Northern Rivers of NSW with over 380 flights every week from destinations across Australia, New Zealand, Asia and beyond. Arriving direct into Gold Coast Airport means you will spend less time travelling and more time enjoying your next holiday. Gold Coast Airport offers a range of food and beverage options, contemporary retail outlets, and duty free shopping for international travellers. Find out more about flying to Gold Coast.
Gold Coast is an hour drive from Brisbane and nine hours from Sydney.
Gold Coast Airport is located 27.6km from the conference venue, Sea World Resort Conference Centre, which is approximately 50 mins by car.
It costs approximately $29 per person for a single trip or $55 for a return trip from the Gold Coast airport to the Sea World Resort. The service the Gold Coast, Brisbane and Sunshine Coast airports and the bus runs every hour from the airport. Please visit Con-X-ion website to book your airport transfer.
Places like Tedder Avenue in Main Beach, out-of-the-way beaches like The Spit, any attraction not on the Gold Coast highway, and most importantly, the beautiful Hinterland are not easily accessible by bus.
If you’re interested in doing a day trip around the Coast read our guide to Gold Coast scenic drives for some ideas (the back road through the Numinbah Valley to Murwillumbah is breathtaking), otherwise, grab some keys and head off into the sun.