Journey: Gold Coast Airport to Brisbane

Travelling to Brisbane via the Gold Coast airport means going between two of Queensland’s most popular cities and offers a distance of around 99.1 kilometres. With an average journey time of around 1 hour and 15 minutes, it is necessary to plan your transportation ahead of schedule. Luckily, at Hughes, we can take care of that for you.

Hughes offers you a direct and convenient airport transfer service that is chauffeur-driven and competitively priced. Our rates are predetermined at the time of booking, and our vehicles range from premium sedans, SUV’s and people movers to luxury minibuses and coaches. Our vehicles are made by some of the world’s leading manufacturers and ensure that every experience is one of luxury and comfort. Our door-to-door guarantee eliminates unnecessary hassle, and our professional drivers are available to transport you any time of the day or night. To make a booking simply download our mobile app where you can request a car and track your booking in real-time, alternatively, you can book via our website or by giving us a call.

Our Fleet

Whether you are looking for a luxury limousine or premium sedan experience or want to move a large group easily and in comfort, Hughes can help. We have vehicle options for 1 – 61 passengers and an extensive fleet to accommodate all your transport needs.

Not sure what vehicle’s suit your needs? Contact our friendly team on 1300 615 165 or to discuss your requirements.

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Executive Sedans

Perfect for 1-3 passengers with minimal luggage, our executive sedans are well-appointed for your comfort.

3 Passengers

2 Suitcases

2 Small Bags

Premium Sedans

Perfect for 1-3 passengers with minimal luggage, our premium sedans include the latest prestige models with top of the line features.

3 Passengers

2 Suitcases

2 Small Bags

Premium SUVs

Perfect for 1- 3 passengers with up to 5 suitcases, our premium SUVs include the latest prestige models with top of the line features.

3 Passengers

5 Suitcases

3 Small Bags

People Movers

Perfect for up to 6 passengers with standard luggage, our people movers are luxurious and roomy, with ergonomic design for your comfort.

6 Passengers

6 Suitcases

41 Small Bags

Luxury Minibuses

Perfect for up 9 - 14 passengers with a trailer option for additional luggage, our Mercedes Sprinter minibuses are a luxurious option for groups.

9 - 14 Passengers

Small Coach

Perfect for up 21 - 54 passengers with standard luggage with a trailer option for additional luggage, our air-conditioned, luxury coaches are a great option for larger groups.

21 - 54 Passengers

Travel times

Understanding your travel times is one of the most crucial parts of planning an airport schedule. With a Hughes transfer, you’re guaranteed to always be on the fastest and most efficient route to your destination and our drivers’ number one priority is punctuality. The average travel time from Brisbane to Gold Coast Airport is around 1 hour and 15 minutes, however, traffic conditions may affect this time. During periods of peak traffic, your journey time may extend up to 1 hour and 25 minutes. During periods of minimal traffic, however, our drivers can see you arriving in as little as 1 hour and 5 minutes.



Gold Coast Airport

If you have never visited Gold Coast Airport before you may be pleasantly surprised by the straightforward layout. Despite being Australia’s third fastest growing airport, the facility is relatively small compared to that of our larger city airports, and the complex consists of only one single passenger terminal for both international and domestic flights. Gold Coast Airport is well organised and easy to navigate with plenty of kerbside stopping areas directly in front of the terminal entrance.

Parking is in ample supply with three dedicated onsite car parks to choose from and plenty of disabled parking bays located close to the entrance. Inside the terminal, Gold Coast Airport boasts many great entertainment features including an array of dining and shopping opportunities as well as modern transit amenities and free terminal Wi-Fi. And perhaps its best feature of all is its privileged location. Be sure to choose a window seat on board the plane, as take-off and landing offer incredible birds-eye views of the stunning eastern Australian coastline.


The city of Brisbane is the most populated city in the state of Queensland and the third most populated city in the entire country. Nestled upon the Brisbane River and adorned with numerous skyscrapers, the city of Brisbane will steal your heart with its metropolitan infrastructure and simultaneously laid-back disposition. As with any major city, Brisbane offers a multitude of activities, entertainment attractions and shopping opportunities and exploring them all will take some time. A few must-see attractions include the riverside botanical gardens, King George square, fortitude Valley, Queensland Art Gallery and the Queensland performing arts centre, just to name a few. With Hughes, you can see Brisbane in comfort. Simply let us know where you would like to be dropped off, or picked up, and allow us to handle the rest.