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Gold Coast Airport Taxis and Transfers

Premium Transfer Services from Gold Coast Airport


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

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We’ve introduced a metric indicating how safe travellers feel when using our services during the COVID-19 pandemic. After every ride, we ask each traveller to leave a review.

  • 20 minute gap between transfers

    Following each ride, our drivers have at least 20 minutes to thoroughly clean the surfaces of the car and ventilate the cabin.

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

    Our drivers thoroughly sanitise and disinfect cars according to Welcome Safety Protocol

  • Contactless ride

    When you book, you can request to have zero contact with the driver during the transfer with just one click. In this case, the driver won’t help you with your luggage or shake hands.

  • Sanitiser in every car

    We provide hand sanitisers and hand wipes for all our travellers. Our drivers have their own sanitiser, which they use before and after every ride

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The Most Reliable Gold Coast Airport Taxis and Transfers

If you are planning a trip to sunny Queensland you will be landing at Gold Coast International Airport (OOL); the best way to get from the airport to your accommodation is by taking a taxi or pre-booking a private transfer.

As you land at Gold Coast airport, your Welcome driver, a friendly local professional, will be waiting for you holding a sign with your name on it. After greeting you, your driver will escort you and your travel partners to your pre-selected vehicle. While you enjoy your airport transfer to the city centre, your Welcome Pickups driver will answer any questions you might have and let you in on what to see and do during your stay on the Gold Coast.


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

Taxi prices
Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)
42 €
43 €
30 MIN
42 €
43 €
30 MIN
41 €
42 €
28 MIN
58 €
59 €
35 MIN

Welcome's Taxi Fleet at Gold Coast International Airport (OOL)

Arriving in a new city can be stressful, especially if you are travelling with children and/or heavy luggage. Welcome aims for a seamless transfer experience to eliminate all that trouble; that’s why we provide various vehicles to accommodate all group sizes. If you are travelling in a big group of up to 8 people, we have spacious minivans to fit everyone comfortably. Or, for a smaller group of 4 people or less, we provide stylish Sedans to get you to your Gold Coast hotel in style.

What our customers say about Welcome

"Anabelia, our tour guide was wonderful. She guided us through history and food and made great suggestions and enabled us to understand Greek culture and the food. I would highly recommend this tour.”

Directions from Gold Coast International Airport to City Centre

Gold Coast Airport is one of Australia’s fastest-growing airports, welcoming more than 6.5 million passengers yearly. The international airport is located around 90 km south of Brisbane, Australia and 28 km away from its main city centre, Surfers Paradise, taking just 30 minutes to reach by car or by Gold Coast airport taxi.

To get from OOL airport to Surfers Paradise, your Gold Coast airport transfer driver will take the Eastern Ave to Gold Coast Highway/State Route 2. They will then continue on this road before taking the M1 and State Route 3 to Thomas Dr in Bundall. Your Welcome driver will then take the Currumbin Creek Connection Road before taking Exit 87 toward Oyster Creek Dr. They will turn right onto Southport Burleigh Rd/State Route 3 before turning right onto Thomas Dr, taking the small local roads into Surfers Paradise.

Taxi fare from Gold Coast Airport

Taxis from Gold Coast airport calculate their fares using a taximeter, based on the time and distance travelled and if you are travelling by day or by night. A one-way trip from Gold Coast airport to Surfers Paradise city centre costs €42 (AUD 65) and €43 (AUD 66.40) Monday to Saturday from 19:00 to 07:00 and Sunday all day. Please note that an airport pick-up fee of €2 (AUD 3.10) will be added to the end price.

To travel at a fixed rate fare and avoid hidden fees, it is recommended to pre-book your Gold Coast airport transfer online.

Why book a Gold Coast airport transfer with Welcome Pickups?

At Welcome Pickups, we ensure 5-star airport transportation services, personalised transfers and guaranteed on-time pickups thanks to our flight monitoring. Moreover, all of our drivers are locals, hand-picked and trained by us; they are happy to give you insider tips on what to see and do during your stay on the Gold Coast.

So why not pre-book your Welcome transfer in under 60 seconds at a low fixed price and let us take care of the rest?

Frequently asked questions

Does Gold Coast Airport offer reliable taxi services?

Gold Coast Airport offers two official taxi services: 13cabs and Black and White Cabs – they can be found at the Gold Coast airport official taxi rank, located at the southern end of the terminal, outside the domestic arrivals area.

Nonetheless, if you prefer to travel at a fixed-rate fare, with no extra fees, you can pre-book a Gold Coast airport transfer with Welcome Pickups.

Where would my Welcome driver meet me?

Welcome ensures a smooth greeting at the airport’s gates. Your friendly driver will be waiting for you as soon as you land with a name sign in hand, ready to escort you to your pre-selected vehicle.

What happens if my flight is delayed?

Welcome Pickups can accommodate flight delays with its high-end technology, updating the drivers on your flight status, and ensuring their presence when you land. Whether you are late, early or on time, your driver will be there, at no extra cost!

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