Gold Coast Airport Car Hire

Gold Coast Airport

The newly renovated Gold Coast Airport (OOL) is ranked number 6 in the Busiest airports in Australia. Formally known as Coolangatta Airport, it is now a hub of activity due to the rise and rise of the Gold Coast and it's subsequent upgrade to an International Airport. International Low Cost carriers Air Asia, and Scoot began flying into the Gold Coast due to its holiday appeal to Asian tourists and outbound tourists wanting cheap holidays to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Singapore.

Offering Airline Lounges, Free Wifi, Shops, Duty Free and large selection of food outlets Gold Coast Airport has had some major improvements over the last decade.


Gold Coast Airport is located approximately 22km from central Surfers Paradise / 26 minutes by Car. The airport is located off Gold Coast Hwy near Bilinga.


The airport is serviced by Qantas, Jetstar, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Scoot, AirAsia, Air New Zealand, and AirNorth.


Parking at Gold Coast Airport costs from $15 a day, and with over 2000 car parks there is enough space for all visitors to the airport.

Public Transport

GC Airport is serviced by Public Buses run by Surfside Buses - click here for timetable information. Bus Tickets from Gold Coast Airport to Surfers Paradise cost approximately $8.
Tourist coaches also operate from the Airport and are available to arrange pickup and dropoff at your Hotel.
The Taxi Rank outside the airport is also available for tourists and visitors.

Car Rental

There are a large number of car hire companies at Gold Coast Airport, including Avis, Hertz, Budget, Thrifty, Europcar, East Coast Car Rentals and a number of smaller operators. One of these car rental companies are bound to have a rental car to suit your needs. If you are looking for cheap car hire on the Gold Coast then a small Economy or Mini car may be suitable, or if you are willing to spend a little more you will be rewarded with space and luxury appointments.

Minibus, Van and Campervan Hire

Our selection of Vans, Minibuses, 4WDs, or stationwagons may also be suitable for visitors on the Gold Coast. Renting a Campervan may also be arranged for pickup from the Gold Coast.

With over 55 kilometres of Gold Coast beaches you will need to arrange the best transport to suit your needs. Whether you are staying in Coolangatta (NSW), Burleigh / Palm Beach, Miami, Mermaid Beach, Broadbeach, Surfers Paradise, or Main Beach a rental car will definitely be beneficial.

Campervan & Motorhome Deals

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