Getting Around Gold Coast


Seamless accessibility is all yours with a city that gives you big city infrastructure with boutique city benefits. Skip the gridlock crunch for smooth connectivity from two international airports, train and light rail services backed up by an abundance of transfer options.


Complimentary Shuttle Service

In order to arrive to the city of Gold Coast and the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre (GCCEC), you can travel to Brisbane International Airport. Transport will be provided to our delegates from this hub. To ensure timely and effective transportation we require your arrival details no later than Monday 15 April 2019.

Please note we can’t guarantee transport collection where requested information has not been provided.

For delegates arriving in the Gold Coast, please note there will be no dedicated SportAccord transfers. The airport is located approximately 35-40 minutes from the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre – a shuttle transfer approximately AUD $20.00/Uber approximately AUD $35.00/$45.00/taxi approximately AUD $60.00/$70.00.Transport options can be found here

Brisbane International Airport (Main Airport)

•           Complimentary transport will be organised from this International Airport only

•           60 minute drive to city centre

•           588 international flights per week serviced by 23 carriers from 28 international destinations, and an average of 3750 domestic flights every week

Gold Coast International Airport

•           50 minute drive to city centre

•           over 350 direct flights a week, with daily non-stop flights from all major Australian cities


Connect to the Gold Coast city centre by Airtrain direct from Brisbane airport. The Gold Coast light rail (G:Link) connects to 19 major stops around the Gold Coast with frequent services running 7 days per week.