Getting To Coolum

Coolum Beach is located centrally on the Sunshine Coast in the Australian State of Queensland. It is approximately 120 kilometres north of Brisbane, the State capital.

By Air

·         Sunshine Coast (MCY) Airport - approx 10km from Coolum

·          Brisbane (BNE) Domestic/International Airport – approx 115km from Coolum

If you require an airport shuttle bus, please contact Con-X-ion on (07) 5477 0888 / 1300 266 946


By Car

1.5 hours from Brisbane CBD

20 minutes from Mooloolaba or Noosa Heads


By Bus

There are regular bus services from Brisbane with TRANSLink QLD or Greyhound Australia. The main pick up points in Brisbane are either Brisbane Airport (International & Domestic) and Roma Street Transit Centre which is located in centre of Brisbane City.


By Train

Train services travel to Nambour which is about 20 minutes west of Coolum, where regular bus services operate to and from Coolum and other beaches. These services are operated by TRANSLink QLD.

Getting Around Coolum

Car Rental

It’s easy to find your way around the Coast, just ask your accommodation hosts for a map of the area.

Car hire is available from Australia’s leading car rentals and a budget car hire is located just outside the Sunshine Coast Airport, just 10 minutes away, with drop off to your accommodation.

Public Transport

Public Transport is available for ease of use to most areas of the Coast. Translink run regular services, you can find the timetable here.


Suncoast Cabs – 131 008

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