Getting here

The Sunshine Coast is a safe and popular destination, thanks to its easy access, local airport and proximity to Brisbane, Australia’s third largest city.

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Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) located in Marcoola is serviced by Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas domestically as well Air New Zealand who provide seasonal flight services from Auckland. Centrally located in Marcoola, the Sunshine Coast Airport offers a range of transport options including shuttle buses, hire cars, taxis, and public bus services.

Airlines

Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) centrally located just 15 minutes from Maroochydore. There are regular direct flights from Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Canberra, Cairns and Auckland (starting June 2021 pending border arrangements).

Domestic Airlines:

For flight arrival and departure times, transport options and traveller information visit the Sunshine Coast Airport website.

International Airlines

Brisbane Airport is the international gateway to Queensland with regular transfers to the Sunshine Coast. Brisbane Airport operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week and has two major terminals servicing 26 airlines flying to 67 destinations.

Road

The Sunshine Coast is located one hour’s drive (100km) north of Queensland’s capital city, Brisbane. All major car rental companies are represented at both Sunshine Coast Airport and Brisbane Airport. Selfdriving with either a rental car or your own vehicle is one of the best ways to explore the regions and take in the magnificent scenery. The roads are well signed and easy to navigate.

Buses

Airport Transfers operate hourly with door-to-door shuttle services from both Brisbane and Sunshine Coast airports, seven days a week. Intrastate and Interstate bus services also regularly service the region, with private charter services avaliable as well.

Trains

A railway line connects the region to Brisbane in the south and Gympie and beyond to the north, with major stations at Beerwah, Landsborough, Nambour, Cooroy and Gympie North.
For timetables visit translink.com.au

Taxis and Private Transfers

Get where you need to go on the Sunshine Coast fast, with a number of taxi, limousine, kombi and other private transport operators servicing the Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) is destination and operating 24 hours a day.