DESTINATION SUNSHINE COAST
The region has also committed to attracting cleantech and renewable energy businesses. These companies provide innovative solutions that work to simultaneously protect and promote the region’s – and the world’s - ecosystems, resources and values.
With an army of volunteers acting as custodians of our clean and green environment, the future of the Sunshine Coast is guaranteed to be environmentally and economically successful.
|Brisbane - Sunshine Coast||70 minutes|
|Sydney - Sunshine Coast||1 hour and 30 minutes|
|Melbourne - Sunshine Coast||2 hours and 20 minutes|
|Adelaide - Sunshine Coast||2 hours and 45 minutes|
|Auckland - Sunshine Coast||3 hours and 30 minutes|
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.
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 traveler information visit the Sunshine Coast Airport website.
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.
Alternatively, Brisbane Airport is both an international and domestic gateway to Queensland and is approximately a one hour drive from Caloundra.
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.
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.