Gold Coast Airport to Sanctuary Cove

The journey from Gold Coast Airport to Sanctuary Cove can be a little complicated without the right assistance. With a distance of 49.3 kilometres between the two, the trip will take around 36 minutes to commute, and up to 60 minutes in peak traffic. Public transport is not quite as prevalent in the Gold Coast as it is in our larger cities. A bus journey from the airport will take around 1 hour and 50 minutes and with the added stress of layovers and heavy luggage, it is perhaps not the most pleasant way to start your holiday. Taxis, whilst convenient for short trips, are likely to rack up considerable meterage costs for a journey of this size.

Hughes on the other hand, offers you the most complete and optimal transport solution, combining all of the best features of airport travel including, comfort, convenience, cost and efficiency. Hughes has a fixed pricing system and door-to-door service, eliminating the usual hassles of other transport methods. Our services are operational 24 hours a day and our professional chauffeurs are always punctual. Our wide-ranging fleet contains a number of elite and luxury vehicles to suit your needs ensuring that your trip from Gold Coast Airport to Sanctuary Cove will be one of luxury and ultimate convenience.

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Executive Sedan

Modern, sophisticated and comprehensively equipped luxury vehicles. The perfect combination of value and style.

109.00 AUD
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Premium Sedan

Big on style and performance, we have some of the world’s truly great sedans including BMW, Mercedes and Audi luxury models.

143.00 AUD
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Premium SUV

Smooth & luxurious. The Audi Q7 is where sporty and elegant styling combine to create a vehicle of impeccable style with the luggage space that no sedan can match.

143.00 AUD
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Luxury People Mover

Our luxury people movers include the Mercedes V Class and Viano with features normally associated with premium sedans. Room for 7 passengers and a luggage trailer.

160.00 AUD
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Luxury Minibus

Ready for your executive, family or group requirements. These multi-purpose vehicles include the Mercedes Sprinter and combine comfort, space and style.

187.00 AUD
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Small Coach

Perfect for groups up to 21 people, our luxury small coaches are a new way to experience group travel. Enjoy luxurious leather seating with plenty of space.

355.23 AUD
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Sanctuary Cove to Gold Coast Airport: Travel times and getting around

A Hughes transfer ensures a door-to-door collection and drop off for the utmost convenience. This means that a driver will collect you from your house or desired location and drop you directly off at the corresponding terminal of your flight. Our meet and greet service takes the guesswork out of your airport experience as your driver will await you inside the arrival halls once you’ve landed. Sharing your flight details with your driver at the time of booking ensures that they know exactly where and when to pick you up and drop you off, for a seamless and efficient transfer.

Pick Up and Other Information

Journey travel times

Gold Coast traffic can be a little congested during peak periods. Fortunately, our expert chauffeurs are highly efficient and are guaranteed to have you on the fastest route to your destination every time.

Peak Hour Travel Time:

  • Airport to Sanctuary Cove – between 55 and 60 minutes
  • Sanctuary Cove to airport – between 50 and 60 minutes

Off-Peak Travel Time:

  • Airport to Sanctuary Cove – between 36 and 40 minutes
  • Sanctuary Cove to airport – between 36 and 40 minutes

Navigating Gold Coast Airport

Travellers passing through Gold Coast Airport will find all they need inside. Despite its relatively small size, Gold Coast Airport is fully equipped with all the main amenities and features of any decent airport including cafes, retail stores and airline lounges. There is plenty of parking available, including a 1-hour free period located in the long term car park. The 3 car park options are:

  • Premium Covered Parking, a short walk from the terminal.
  • Short-Term Terminal Parking, charged at an hourly rate.
  • Long-Term Parking, which can be booked online.

Well signed pick up and drop off locations can be found out the front of the terminal as well as disabled parking bays. One single terminal is all you will need to navigate at Gold Coast Airport, as it services all flights and airline carriers for both domestic and international passengers.

Sanctuary Cove

Sanctuary Cove is a well-known pick up spot for our Hughes chauffeurs and the name suggests why. A truly unique holiday destination, Sanctuary Cove, is a tranquil retreat for those who visit. The allure of its luxurious lifestyle makes Sanctuary Cove an ideal getaway for both leisure and relaxation. Sanctuary Cove is a gated community, that is completely self-sustaining, you will find all you need within its gates including the opulent 5-star Intercontinental Resort with its own private lagoon beach and 4.2 hectares of luxurious landscapes.

You also have access to 3 world championship golf courses and the prestigious Sanctuary Cove Country Club. Excellent shopping facilities, boating marinas, and ample entertainment and recreational opportunities are all that await you in Sanctuary Cove. Our private chauffeur can collect you from any address within the precinct once you are ready to make your way back to the airport.

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