Sunshine Coast Airport

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 (July – October) from Auckland. Mooloolaba is a short ten minute drive (12km) from the Sunshine Coast Airport and there are a range of transport options available including shuttle buses, hire cars, taxis, and public bus services.


Domestic services

Multiple daily direct services operate from Sydney and Melbourne to Sunshine Coast Airport with Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia. Three times weekly services also operate between Adelaide and the Sunshine Coast with Jetstar.

Visit the Qantas, Jetstar or Virgin Australia websites to book. For flight arrival and departure times, transport options and traveller information visit the Sunshine Coast Airport website.

International Services 

Air New Zealand operates a regular seasonal service from Auckland to the Sunshine Coast during the winter months, providing direct access to the destination for international visitors.

Visit the Air New Zealand website for information on connections and to book your flight.

Brisbane Airport

Alternatively, Brisbane Airport is both an international and domestic gateway to Queensland and is approximately a one hour drive from Caloundra. 

Sunshine Coast and Brisbane Airport shuttle services
ConXion Airport Transfers operate hourly door-to-door airport shuttle services between the Brisbane Airport and Sunshine Coast seven days a week. They also meet every flight arriving at Sunshine Coast Airport.

Sunshine Coast Conversation delegate discount ConXion Airport Transfer

To receive discounted seat in coach transfer rates to/from Brisbane or Sunshine Coast Airport, click the link below and quote promo code: PTSD19

Click here to book your airport transfer

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.

Driving Directions

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


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