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Cheap Gold Coast (OOL) flights you can book in 2020

Everything you need to know about flying to the Gold Coast.

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Visitors flock to the Gold Coast to enjoy its sunny weather, picturesque beaches, thrilling theme parks and endless nightlife options. Get direct flights to Coolangatta Airport from all around Australia for a smooth and easy journey so you can hit the ground running as soon as you land.


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Australia-wide flights from $55 each way

Available on flights from November 2020 - February 2021. Destinations include Cairns, Sydney, Melbourne and more. Sample fare is Adelaide-Avalon with Jetstar. T&Cs apply.

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Australia-wide flights from $51 each way

Available on select flights until February 2021, including over Christmas and New Year's Eve. Destinations include Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Cairns, Perth, Broome, Melbourne and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Ballina with Jetstar.

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Brisbane flights from $72 each way

Available on select dates until March 2021. Sample fare departs from Sydney with Jetstar.

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Sydney flights from $53 each way

Available on select dates until March 2021. Sample fare departs from Ballina with Jetstar.

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Gold Coast flights from $63 each way

Available on select dates from November 2020 - March 2021. Sample fare departs from Sydney with Jetstar.

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Hobart flights from $81 each way

Available on select dates from November 2020 - February 2021. Sample fare departs from Melbourne with Jetstar.

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Australia-wide flights from $138 each way with Qantas Airways

Available on flights until December 2020, including over Christmas and New Year's Eve. Destinations include Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Adelaide, Hobart, Perth and more. Sample are is Melbourne-Launceston. T&Cs apply.

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Cairns flights from $97 each way

Available on select dates from November 2020 - March 2021. Sample fare departs from Brisbane with Jetstar.

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Hamilton Island flights from $308 return

Available on flights from November 2020 - January 2021. Sample fare departs from Brisbane with Virgin Australia. Other flights depart from Sydney and Gold Coast.

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Australia flights from $98 return

Available on flights until January 2021, including over Christmas and New Year's Eve. Destinations include Hobart, Perth, Darwin, Gold Coast, Uluru, Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, Adelaide and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Launceston with Jetstar.

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Canberra flights from $168 return

Available on select flights from November 2020 - May 2021. Sample fare departs from Sydney with Virgin Australia.

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Sydney flights from $120 return

Available on select dates until January 2021. Sample fare departs from Gold Coast with Jetstar.

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Broome flights from $367 return

Available on flights in November 2020. Sample fare departs from Perth with Virgin Australia.

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Byron Bay flights from $95 return

Available on flights until March 2021. Sample fare departs from Avalon with Jetstar.

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Townsville flights from $123 return

Available on flights until December 2020. Sample fare departs from Brisbane with Jetstar.

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Townsville flights from $123 return

Available on flights until December 2020. Sample fare departs from Brisbane with Jetstar.

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Adelaide flights from $92 return

Available on select flights until March 2021 departing from Sydney, Hobart, Gold Coast and more. Sample fare is Avalon-Adelaide with Jetstar.

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Cairns flights from $219 return

Available on select flights until December 2020 departing from Gold Coast, Sydney, Townsville and more. Sample fare is Brisbane-Cairns with Jetstar.

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Brisbane flights from $168 return

Available on select flights until January 2021 departing Cairns, Sunshine Coast, Adelaide and more. Sample fare is Mackay-Brisbane with Jetstar.

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Australia flights from $92 return

Available on select dates until March 2021, including over Christmas and New Year's Eve. Destinations include Gold Coast, Sydney, Brisbane, Cairns, Launceston and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Adelaide with Jetstar.

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Australia-wide flights from $79 with Jetstar

Available on flights until June 2021, including over Christmas and New Year's Eve. Destinations include Cairns, Darwin, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Townsville and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Ballina. Plus get 1 free date change on flights until 15 December 2020. T&Cs apply.

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How much are flights to the Gold Coast?

From the Northern Territory and Western Australia, you can secure flights to the Gold Coast for under $475 return with a budget airline. Return flights from Adelaide and Hobart to the Gold Coast can be found for as little as $240. The cheapest flights to the Gold Coast are available to Sydneysiders and Melbournites, who can nab a deal for under $150 return.


When is the cheapest time to fly to the Gold Coast?

The cheapest times to travel to the Gold Coast are usually outside of peak periods such as school holidays, Schoolies week and the cooler months when Australians are looking to escape the chilly weather elsewhere in the country.

According to Skyscanner, the cheapest months to fly to the Gold Coast are February and May. Depending on your travel dates, you can easily avoid the school holiday rush and still reap in the spectacular Gold Coast weather by travelling at the start of February. May is also a great month to hit the beaches and theme parks before the June school holidays start and temperatures cool down.


How far in advance should I book my flight to the Gold Coast?

If you know the exact dates you want to travel, it's best to book 7 weeks in advance.


Frequently asked questions about flights to the Gold Coast

How long does it take to fly to the Gold Coast?

  • Sydney: 1 hour, 20 minutes
  • Canberra: 1 hour, 30 minutes
  • Melbourne: 2 hours
  • Adelaide: 2 hours, 20 minutes
  • Cairns: 2 hours, 25 minutes
  • Launceston: 3 hours, 20 minutes
  • Perth: 5 hours, 30 minutes
  • Darwin: 6 hours, 10 minutes

Which airlines fly to the Gold Coast?

Jetstar, Qantas, and Virgin Australia offer direct flights to the Gold Coast from major cities across Australia. People travelling from Sydney and Melbourne have the largest variety of airlines and flight times to choose from, but those departing from regional areas don't have to travel far to catch a flight to the Sunshine State.

  • Jetstar: Adelaide, Cairns, Canberra, Darwin, Hobart, Launceston, Melbourne, Newcastle, Perth and Sydney.
  • Qantas: Adelaide, Albury. Bendigo, Cairns, Canberra, Devonport, Dubbo, Hobart, Launceston, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Tamworth and Wagga Wagga.
  • Virgin Australia: Adelaide, Albury, Armidale, Cairns, Canberra, Hobart, Launceston, Melbourne, Mildura, Newcastle and Sydney.

Jetstar offer the cheapest fares to the Gold Coast, but keep in mind that baggage, entertainment and meals come at an additional cost to the base fare. You will pay more to fly with Qantas and Virgin Australia, but what you see is what you get, so there won't be any additional costs popping up at the time of booking.

Where is the airport on the Gold Coast?

Gold Coast Airport is located at the southern end of the Gold Coast near Coolangatta, with domestic and international flights arriving and departing daily.

How long does it take to get to the airport?

  • Robina: 18 minutes (22.3 kilometres)
  • Surfers Paradise: 32 minutes (29.5 kilometres)
  • Southport: 36 minutes (33 kilometres)
  • Byron Bay: 48 minutes (67.7 kilometres)
  • Brisbane: 1 hour, 20 minutes (79.3 kilometres)

Private and shared airport transfers can be arranged in advance for a smooth arrival and departure. Skybus, the Gold Coast Tourist Shuttle and Translink's rail network are all available from Gold Coast Airport. If you're looking to make your own away around, car rental desks are available close to the arrivals hall.

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