The Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport is just 20 minutes south of the GCCEC with regular flights from all capital cities. Services are provided domestically by three airlines, Virgin, Tiger and Jetstar, and internationally through multiple Airlines. Brisbane International Airport is located just a one hour drive from the GCCEC and services most major airlines.
There are several options for transportation to and from Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport and Brisbane International Airport. Regular bus services (route 700) run daily from the Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport to Broadbeach via Translink, and the Airtrain Connect connects you from Brisbane International Airport to the train line via a chauffeured vehicle. Airtrain bookings are pre-arranged online at airtrain.com.
Shuttle and taxi services are also available. Shuttles must be pre-booked by contacting SkyBus Express Airport Transfers or Hughes Limousines Airport Transfers. Taxi and limousine ranks are located at the main entrance of both airports. Uber Ride Share are also easily accessible at both airports
Parking and local transportation
The GCCEC offers limited onsite parking, located at the northern end of the building. Please contact the GCCEC to confirm rates.
The G:link is Queensland’s first light rail system. Fast, frequent trams connect 16 stations along a 13 kilometre route and stops directly outside of the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (guests staying at the Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise will be able to enjoy a short one stop journey to the Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo with the G:link).