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Gold Coast Airport (OOL)

Whether you’re going from Gold Coast Airport to Surfers Paradise or from Byron Bay to OOL, count on Uber to get you there.

Eastern Avenue, Bilinga, QLD 4225, Australia
+61 7-5589-1100

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How to get a ride from Gold Coast Airport

Find your pickup location

Exit the terminal and head toward the passenger pickup bay.

Check the app for details

Once you’ve requested a ride, you’ll receive directions through the app.

Meet your driver

If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.

Gold Coast Airport map

The passenger pickup bay is located outside on the far left side of the airport terminal.

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How to connect to wifi

  • Go to settings and select the free airport wifi
  • Launch your browser
  • Tap Proceed after terms and conditions

Pick up a local SIM card

Local SIM cards can be purchased at the Hub Convenience near the domestic baggage collection or at Newslink across from Terminal 5. In the international terminal, local SIM cards can be purchased at the Newslink near departure gates 8 and 9.

Top questions from riders

Yes, riders can request a ride through the Uber app to and from Gold Coast Airport.

Uber can get you from:

  • Gold Coast Airport to Burleigh Heads, starting at $23
  • Gold Coast Airport to Surfers Paradise, starting at $38
  • Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay, starting at $81
  • Gold Coast Airport to Brisbane, starting at $116

These are estimated fares. Actual fares vary based on time of day, pickup location, and dropoff location. Trips originating from Gold Coast Airport are subject to an airport pickup fee.

Yes, Gold Coast Airport charges a $3 access fee for Uber pickups. This fee is automatically added to your fare when you request a ride from Gold Coast Airport.

Gold Coast Airport requires that Uber pickups begin at the designated passenger pickup area outside of the terminal.

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Gold Coast Airport visitor information

Gold Coast Airport (OOL) is the 6th-busiest airport in Australia and the busiest outside of a state capital. It was formerly known as Coolangatta Airport.

The airport is just over a 30-minute drive south of the city center.

Gold Coast Airport terminal

Gold Coast Airport is a single-terminal airport.

Gold Coast domestic terminal

Gold Coast Airport serves the following airlines:

  • AirAsia X
  • Air New Zealand
  • Airnorth
  • Jetstar
  • Qantas
  • Scoot
  • Tigerair
  • Virgin Australia

Gold Coast Airport lounges

The following airline lounges are hosted at Gold Coast Airport:

  • Qantas Club
  • Virgin Australia Lounge

Things to do at Gold Coast Airport

Gold Coast Airport features a variety of dining options, duty-free facilities, shops, and leisure areas for passengers.

Currency exchange at Gold Coast Airport

There are 3 Travelex stores in Gold Coast Airport. In addition, Travelex ATMs are located throughout, with select ATMs dispensing New Zealand dollars, Australian dollars, and Japanese yen.

Hotels near Gold Coast Airport

Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near OOL, there are multiple hotels and accommodation options nearby.

Find more information about Gold Coast Airport here.

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