There are 8 ways to get from Gold Coast Airport (OOL) to Main Beach by bus, tram, night bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Line 777 bus, tram  •  50 min

  1. Take the line 777 bus from Gold Coast Airport to Broadbeach South station 777
  2. Take the tram from Broadbeach South to Main Beach Glkn

$6 - $8

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Line 700 night bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the line 700 night bus from Johnston Street to Main Beach station 700

$4 - $6

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Line 777 bus, line 705 bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 777 bus from Gold Coast Airport to Broadbeach South station 777
  2. Take the line 705 bus from Broadbeach South station, stop C to Main Beach Pde at Main Beach Tourist Park 705

$7 - $10

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gold Coast Airport (OOL) to Main Beach 15.4 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast Airport (OOL) to Main Beach 15.4 miles

$2 - $4

Shuttle  •  25 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Gold Coast Airport to Main Beach

$11 - $90

Towncar  •  25 min

  1. Take a town car from Gold Coast Airport to Main Beach 15.4 miles

$55 - $80

Uber  •  25 min

  1. Take an Uber from Gold Coast Airport (OOL) to Main Beach 15.4 miles

$28 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast Airport (OOL) to Main Beach is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gold Coast Airport (OOL) to Main Beach is to taxi which costs $60 - $75 and takes 25 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Johnston Street and arriving at Main Beach station station. This bus operates Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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The distance between Gold Coast Airport (OOL) and Main Beach is 22 km. The road distance is 24.6 km.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast Airport (OOL) to Main Beach without a car is to line 777 bus and tram which takes 50 min and costs $8 - $12.

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It takes approximately 50 min to get from Gold Coast Airport (OOL) to Main Beach, including transfers.

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Gold Coast Airport (OOL) to Main Beach bus services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, depart from Gold Coast Airport station.

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Gold Coast Airport (OOL) to Main Beach bus services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, arrive at Main Beach Pde at Main Beach Tourist Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gold Coast Airport (OOL) to Main Beach is 25 km. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Gold Coast Airport (OOL) to Main Beach.

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There are 984+ hotels available in Main Beach. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gold Coast Airport (OOL) to Main Beach.
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  • Distance: 14.1 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between Gold Coast Airport (OOL), Australia and Main Beach, QLD, Australia?

You can take a bus from Gold Coast Airport (OOL) to Main Beach via Broadbeach South station and Broadbeach South station, stop C in around 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Tram from Broadbeach South to Main Beach
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Broadbeach South station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus from Broadbeach South station, stop C to Main Beach Pde at Main Beach Tourist Park
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Night bus from Johnston Street to Main Beach station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Other operators
Uber Gold Coast
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Gold Coast Airport (OOL) to Main Beach
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$28 - $40
UberX
$28 - $40
UberXL
$40 - $55
Select
$45 - $65
Taxi from Gold Coast Airport (OOL) to Main Beach
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
GC Cabs
Phone
+61 7 5588 1234
Website
gccabs.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Gold Coast Airport to Main Beach
Estimated price
$11 - $90
Towncar from Gold Coast Airport to Main Beach
Estimated price
$55 - $80

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