Journey: Gold Coast Airport To Varsity Lakes

Gold Coast airport is an international airport located around 21 km away from the suburb of Varsity Lakes and on average it takes around 25 minutes to get from Varsity Lakes to the airport. To get from the airport to Varsity Lakes you have a number of transport options available including taxis, public transport and even hire cars. Taxis can be unreliable, public transport can cause delays and hiring a car can leave you to navigate unfamiliar territory.

That’s where Hughes comes in – we provide the easiest and best value airport transfers with our extensive fleet of chauffeured vehicles to make your journey as smooth and convenient as possible. Whether you are travelling alone or in a group – Hughes has you covered. Our range of vehicles includes modern sedans,luxury people movers as well as shuttle buses for bigger groups.

You can easily book your airport transfer through our website or simply give us a call. We operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week – so we are always there to help you with your airport transfer needs.

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 [email protected] 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

4 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 from Gold Coast Airport to Varsity Lakes

The worst thing after a long flight is a delay in getting to your airport transfer and not knowing how long your journey will take. Our local drivers have years of experience and know exactly how long it takes to get from the airport to Varsity Lakes. On average it takes about 25 minutes – however it can take slightly longer in peak travel times.

Peak Hour Travel Time:

  • Airport to Varsity Lakes – 35 minutes
  • Varsity Lakes to airport – 30 minutes

Off Peak Travel Time:

  • Airport to Varsity Lakes – 18 minutes
  • Varsity Lakes to airport – 20 minutes

Tips to navigate Gold Coast Airport

Gold Coast airport is an international airport and has 1 major passenger terminal where all domestic & international flights operate from. Most major airlines including Qantas, Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand and Jetstar operate out of this terminal. The airport also has 2 airline lounges for you to relax in, operated by Virgin Australia and Qantas.

There are also plenty of parking options at the airport with 4 car parks and over 2000 parking spaces:

  • Premium Covered parking – This is the closest to the terminal and is fully covered including access to disabled parking spaces
  • Short Term Parking – This caters to anyone parking for a period less than 8 hours and is charged hourly. It also has disabled parking spaces and cash/credit card payments can be made at the payment stations.
  • Long Term Parking – Anyone wishing to park for an extended period can utilise this parking option. There are discounted rates if you book online and it is only a 1-2 minute walk from the terminal.

The pickup and drop off area is located at the front of the terminal and there are clear signs to help you navigate once you enter the airport precinct. There is no park & wait option in this area and it is meant for picking up and dropping off passengers only.

There is also a range of shopping and dining facilities at Gold Coast airport including cafes, restaurants, retails shops as well as a pharmacy. There is also a tax & duty free store located in the International Departures and International Arrivals area of the airport. You also have access to Free WiFi throughout the terminal.

Getting around Varsity Lakes

Varsity Lakes is a fairly new suburb and was formed in 2002, with a population of around 14,000 people. The suburb has a range of excellent educational facilities including a high school as well as a number of colleges. Varsity Lakes also has a good selection of retail stores including Market Square & Christine Corner. The suburb also provides it’s residents with a range of community sporting facilities for basketball, tennis and grass ovals.