Trying to plan your journey from Gold Coast Airport to Broadbeach? You're in for an easy ride. Our quick guide covers all your transport options – from convenient taxis and rideshares to self-drive car rentals.

Whether you're visiting for leisure or business, we know the best ways to reach Broadbeach. Get ready to check into Dorsett Gold Coast and start enjoying the beautiful beaches, entertainment, and lively atmosphere without worrying about how to get to and from the hotel.

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Route 777 Bus

The Route 777 bus is a direct, non-stop service that runs between the airport and Broadbeach South Station, making it the fastest and most efficient option for travellers — with the cost of a one-way ticket between just $4 and $5 AUD.

From Broadbeach South Station, it’s under a 10-minute stroll into the heart of Broadbeach and Dorsett Gold Coast. Soak in the sun and ocean breeze as you walk this most beautiful of Queensland locations, a nice reprieve from all that travel!

The journey time for the Route 777 bus is approximately 25 minutes, with the bus running every 15 minutes during peak periods. During off-peak periods, the bus departs roughly every 30 minutes or so, meaning you can reach Broadbeach within an hour of landing at Gold Coast Airport.

Taxi and Rideshare

Looking for a convenient and hassle-free way to get from Gold Coast Airport to Broadbeach? Why not consider booking a taxi? With an average cost ranging between $50 and $65 AUD, taking a taxi offers a comfortable and direct ride to your destination.

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Rideshare Options

Rideshare services such as Uber and Ola offer convenient and efficient transportation options for travellers arriving at Gold Coast Airport. These services have a designated pickup zone located just outside the international arrivals area, making it easy for passengers to locate their rides.

For those heading to Broadbeach, the cost of an UberX ride typically ranges from approximately $38 to $55. This fare may vary depending on traffic conditions, ensuring that travellers have a reliable and flexible option for their journey to the heart of the Gold Coast.

Car Rentals

Car hire on the Gold Coast offers a perfect blend of convenience and freedom, ideal for those looking to explore the region at their own pace. With a variety of rental agencies located at the Gold Coast Airport and throughout the city, travellers can easily pick up a vehicle that suits their needs.

Gold Coast Car Rental Agencies

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Gold Coast Airport Shuttle Service

Con-X-ion offers a convenient shuttle bus service from Gold Coast Airport to Broadbeach, with fares starting from $22. This service provides a straightforward and cost-effective way for travellers to reach Broadbeach from the airport.

Plus, with regular daily services running between the Gold Coast city, its suburbs, and the airport, you have the flexibility to choose a time that best suits your schedule.

Transportation Options From Brisbane Airport

Getting from Brisbane Airport to Broadbeach is a breeze. You've got the super speedy Airtrain that zips you right into the city, buses that let you hop on and off to explore, and of course, taxis and rideshares for a direct and easy ride. And if you're up for an adventure, why not grab a rental car and cruise at your own pace?

G:link Light Rail & Train

Travelling from Brisbane Airport to Broadbeach via train and G:link Light Rail is a great way to soak up the sights. Starting from the International Airport Station, Platform 1 at Brisbane Airport (BNE), the first leg of the trip to Helensvale Station takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.

At Helensvale Station, Platform 1, travellers will transfer to the G:Link Light Rail at Helensvale Station, Platform 4. The light rail ride to Broadbeach North Station is a further 40 minutes, meandering through the coastal suburbs.

Airtrain to Nerang

Travelling from Brisbane Airport to Broadbeach via Airtrain and bus is a seamless and scenic journey. The Airtrain ride to Nerang is the first part of this adventure, combining comfort with the opportunity to view the picturesque landscapes of Queensland. The fare for an adult is approximately $57.00. Upon arriving at Nerang, the journey continues with a bus ride to Broadbeach.

Shuttle Services from Brisbane

Opt for shuttle services for a direct, hassle-free journey to Broadbeach. As with the Gold Coast Airport, arranging a shuttle via Con-x-ion from Brisbane is a quick and simple way of going from A to B with as little fuss as possible. A shared airport shuttle costs approximately $72 one way or $138 for a round trip.

Getting Around the Gold Coast

If during your stay you’re venturing a little past Broadbeach (perhaps to Surfers Paradise for the day) the G:link Light Rail service has you covered. Board this quiet, zippy light rail at the Broadbeach North station just a seven-minute walk from Dorsett Gold Coast.

Enjoy the ride up the coastline to iconic destinations for both leisure and business, including:

After You Reach Your Destination

Dorsett Gold Coast building at dusk

And there you have it. With these transportation options, your journey from Gold Coast Airport or Brisbane Airport is not just a travel segment —but the beginning of an adventure.

At Dorsett Gold Coast, your stay is an escape into a blend of comfort and contemporary style. Check into an oasis of relaxation, complete with plush bedding, the latest entertainment technology, and sweeping views of either the iconic coastline or lush hinterland.

Plus, our prime location places you just moments away from the best shopping, dining and local attractions — including the award-winning leisure and entertainment destination, The Star Gold Coast.

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