Journey: Gold Coast Airport to Surfers Paradise

Gold Coast Airport is advantageously located right on the Queensland border, closely neighbouring New South Wales. This makes it the most convenient starting point from which to begin your southern Queensland or northern New South Wales adventures. Surfers Paradise is the scenic and bustling main drag of the Gold Coast and is located a brief 22.5 kilometres from the airport. A car ride between the two will take roughly 28 minutes. Taxis, hire cars and buses are all available from Gold Coast Airport, however, if you’re looking for the most direct and efficient transport option, that’s where we come in. Hughes chauffeur transfers have a wide range of premium and luxury vehicles to choose from and our rates are some of the most competitive out there. So, rather than waiting in long lines or sharing cramped public transport, why not indulge in a private transfer.

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

Journey travel times

Famous for its bustling nightlife, Gold Coast has some of the best live entertainment and dinner theatre venues in Australia, if you’ve got tickets to one of these world-class events, and you’re running on a tight schedule, you’ll want to make sure your transport is sorted. Luckily, we can help you with that. With a Hughes transfer from Gold Coast Airport to Surfers Paradise your trip will take on average 28 minutes, however, peak periods may see it taking up to 60 minutes. Our experienced drivers are well acquainted with local roads and are always punctual, so even during peak times, you can rest assured that you’re on the fastest and most efficient route.

Peak Hour Travel Time:

  • Airport to Surfers Paradise – between 30 and 60 minutes
  • Surfers Paradise to airport – between 28 and 60 minutes

Off-Peak Travel Time:

  • Airport to Surfers Paradise – 22 -28 minutes
  • Surfers Paradise to airport – 22- 28 minutes

Gold Coast Airport

Gold Coast Airport is an international and domestic airport, situated roughly 90 kilometres from the state’s capital, Brisbane. Gold Coast Airport is the main portal servicing Queensland’s southern end. This well-appointed airport has all the basic necessities and more. Pick up and drop off zones are easily located upon arrival as well as ample disabled parking bays. For those driving, there are three car parks to choose from:

  • 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.

For guests who wish to see their loved ones off, there is free parking for up to 60 minutes, located inside the long-term car park. For travellers catching public transport, you will need to look out for the 777-bus line, which will take you into Surfers Paradise. With a Hughes transfer, however, your experience will be totally hassle-free as your driver will pick you up from inside the terminal upon arrival and drop you off at the terminal doors when you return.

Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise is the quintessential Gold Coast experience, with its lively atmosphere and unmistakable skyline. Elegant high-rises bundled along the coastline creates the striking panoramic view, which is what this suburb is best known for, alongside its roaring nightlife and spectacular beaches. There is so much to see, and while beach walks are a must, you’ll need transport to see the rest of the sites. With Hughes, you can get transport any time of the day or night, anywhere in Surfers Paradise.