The Gold Coast Airport is just 20 minutes south of the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre with regular flights from all capital cities and some Queensland regional centres. Services are provided domestically by Virgin Australia, Qantas, Jetstar and Tigerair. Regular bus and shuttle services are available from Gold Coast Airport to Broadbeach daily.
When travelling southbound from Brisbane (78km) take the Broadbeach Motorway Exit and follow the directions to Broadbeach. Just after the Pacific Fair Shopping Centre turn left at the next set of lights. This will bring you out onto the Gold Coast Highway. The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre is situated on the corner of the next street, just after The Star Gold Coast.
The Gold Coast is 900km north of Sydney and is accessible by either the Pacific Highway or the inland New England Highway. The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre's car park entrance is at the northern end of the building, accessible from traffic lights off the Gold Coast Highway and the main driveway off TE Peters Drive. Undercover car spaces are available for short-term parking. A $10 inclusive of GST flat rate is charged for car parking at the centre.
Local bus, coach, taxi and limousine companies operate regular services to all major attractions, hotel and shopping centres. There is a bus stop directly in front of the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on the Gold Coast Highway. There are also taxi and limousine ranks at the main entrance.
The Gold Coast's G: link light rail system is a 13-kilometre corridor connecting Griffith University to Broadbeach, passing through the key activity centres of Surfers Paradise and Southport.
The service provides an easily-accessible and affordable transport option for patrons and guests, with the Broadbeach North Station conveniently located just metres from the Centre's main entrance.
Services run 7-days a week, approximately every 10 to 15 minutes. The network connects the Broadbeach and Surfers Paradise entertainment and dining precincts to a great diversity of accommodation – every style and budget, from resort accommodation to five-star hotels with a travel time of 10 minutes.
A single trip from Surfers Paradise to Broadbeach costs under $4.00 with a go card or approximately $5.20 for a paper ticket.