Cheap Flights to Gold Coast Airport (OOL) - Australia

Sitting along Australia's sunny shoreline is Gold Coast Airport (OOL), an international airport serving the city of Gold Coast. As part of Queensland, Gold Coast sits nearby to Surfers Paradise and Brisbane, the province's capital. Nestled by white sand beaches and turquoise waves, this entire area of Australia is a popular vacation destination for both regional and international tourists. When you're booking flights to OOL, use Skyscanner's Cheapest Month and Price Alerts tools to find the best deals on Gold Coast airfares.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Gold Coast

Featuring a sub-tropical climate, Queensland's Gold Coast is gorgeous all year. The high season among Australian travellers is between December and February. However, the city gets a lot of international traffic from June into August, even though those months are technically Australia's winter. Despite being "winter", the weather never gets cold enough to close the beaches down! Finally, prices are lowest in October and November. If you're thinking about visiting then, book your holiday to miss Schoolies Week, which the Australian equivalent of Spring Break for high school students.

Airlines That Fly to Gold Coast Airport

Several domestic and international airlines fly out of Gold Coast Airport (OOL), including:

  • AirAsia X
  • Air New Zealand
  • Hong Kong Airlines
  • JETGO Australia
  • Jetstar Airways
  • Qantas
  • QantasLink
  • Scoot
  • Seair Pacific
  • Tigerair Australia
  • Virgin Australia

What to Expect When Arriving at Gold Coast Airport

Located at the city's south end, Gold Coast Airport (OOL) is 25 km from Surfers Paradise and 100km from Brisbane. The airport itself isn't large by international standards. Inside, visitors enjoy two airport lounges, run by Virgin Australia and Qantas, duty-free shopping, and various dining outlets. Be aware that the domestic area offers better amenities than the international one. ATMs and currency exchange counters are also readily available. To reach Gold Coast's downtown core, travellers can rent a car on-site, take the Gold Coast Tourist Shuttle, or hop aboard a #760 or #777 public bus.

What to See and Do in Gold Coast, Australia

Known internationally as a paradise for surfers, thousands of travellers visit Gold Coast each year to enjoy the city's iconic beaches. Surfers Paradise Beach, Broadbeach, and Burleigh Heads are three of the most popular beaches, heralded for their swimming, snorkelling, and, of course, surfing. Beyond its beautiful beaches, Gold Coast is a regional hub for themed amusement parks too. Warner Bros Movie World, Dreamworld, and Sea World provide family-friendly entertainment, such as fairground rides and live entertainment.

For dining, fresh seafood is abundant in Gold Coast. Korean, Japanese, and sushi restaurants are numerous in this area of Australia. Their food is reliably delicious with fish caught straight from the ocean. Of course, Australians are also wild about their coffeehouses! But when twilight hits, swap your flat white (Australia's latté) for a pint at a surf club, or check out one of the city's trendy clubs. The nightlife here is thriving and dynamic. If you're planning a holiday in Queensland, let Skyscanner help you find the best deals on hotels in Coastal Australia.

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