There are 4 ways to get from Gold Coast to Maroochydore Airport (MCY) by train, bus, car or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Vlbd / ...
  2. Ipna / ...

$52 - $70

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  3 h 53 min

$4 - $7

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. 175 / ...
  2. Gx441 / ...

$23 - $52

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. 113.5 miles

$16 - $24

What companies run services between Gold Coast, QLD, Australia and Maroochydore Airport (MCY), Australia?

You can take a train from Gold Coast to Maroochydore Airport (MCY) via Helensvale, platform 4, Helensvale, platform 2, Central, platform 3, Central, platform 6, and Woombye, platform 1 in around 4 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gold Coast to Maroochydore Airport (MCY) via Brisbane, Mooloolaba, Brisbane Rd at Mooloolaba Bowls Club, and Maroochydore station, platform 2 in around 5 h 14 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Central, platform 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 6 to Woombye, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
translink.com.au
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Mooloolaba
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $27
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$10 - $15
Flexifare
$18 - $25
Coast 2 Coast Bus Service
Phone
+61 (0) 435 031 564
Email
info@coast2coastbuses.com
Website
coast2coastbuses.com
Shuttle from Ferny Ave at Palm Avenue to Noosa Heads
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
coast2coastbuses.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Gold Coast and Maroochydore Airport (MCY) is 159 km. The road distance is 182 km.

The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Maroochydore Airport (MCY) is to shuttle which costs $6 - $9 and takes 3 h 53 min.

The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Maroochydore Airport (MCY) is to drive which takes 2 h 7 min and costs $21 - $35.

No, there is no direct bus from Gold Coast to Maroochydore Airport (MCY). However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd and arriving at Sunshine Coast Airport via Brisbane, Brisbane Rd at Mooloolaba Bowls Club and Maroochydore station, platform 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 14 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Gold Coast to Maroochydore Airport (MCY), including transfers.