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Getting here and getting around


Just 90 minute drive from Brisbane to the spectacular Sunshine Coast. 

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
15% off plus FREE GPS

Hire any Enterprise Rent-A-Car from Sunshine Coast Airport and receive a 15% discount on the rate of the vehicle at the time of booking. 
Discount applies to all car classes. Minimum length of rent is one day. Free GPS subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.* 

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Enterprise Rent A Car
Enterprise Rent A Car

Alpha Car Hire
Hire a car from just $29 per day

Rent and save on a Alpha car from Maroochydore from just $29 per day. All prices are all inclusive, with no hidden charges. Includes up to 500 km travel per day. Terms and conditions apply.*

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Alpha Car Hire
Alpha Car Hire

Trains and Buses

A railway line connects the region to Brisbane in the south, and Gympie and beyond, to the north.

Interstate coach operators operate daily bus services to Brisbane where connections are made to the Sunshine Coast. Check out Local transport for more information on public transport to and around the Sunshine Coast.

go explore Sunshine Coast

The go explore card is ideal for visitors and tourists to the Sunshine Coast. For just $10 a day for adults and $5 for children, go explore offers unlimited daily travel on TransLink Sunbus services throughout the Sunshine Coast, including to popular tourist destinations. Each day's travel is valid from first touch on to 3am the next day. You can reload up to eight additional day passes on your card and you can travel on non-consecutive days. Cards are valid for one year. Check terms and conditions on the website. Cards are available from selected retailers, hotel booking desks, 7-Eleven and NightOwl stores.

Driving Directions

The Sunshine Coast is easily accessed as a self-drive destination. Located about 100 kms north of Brisbane, the capital city of Queensland.  All major car rental companies are represented at both the Sunshine Coast Airport and Brisbane Airport.