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Flight information Auckland International to Gold Coast

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Average flight time, total distance 2220 kilometres

3h 25min

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1 airport

Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Gold Coast: Gold Coast.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Auckland International to Gold Coast is $242. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
3h 25min is the average flight time from Auckland International to Gold Coast.
There are 6 airlines who fly direct from Auckland International to Gold Coast.
As of December, there are 26 flights per week flying from Auckland International to Gold Coast.

Which airlines fly from Auckland to Gold Coast?

You can take direct flights to Gold Coast from Auckland with all of these airlines:

Is there a time difference between Auckland and Gold Coast?

Yes. Gold Coast is 2 hours behind Auckland in the winter, but 3 hours behind in the summer months.

What is the weather like in Gold Coast?

Gold Coast is warmer than Auckland and gives the city a run for its money in the sunshine stakes too, with over 300 days of sunshine per year.

March gets the most rainfall and August is the driest month.

How expensive is the Gold Coast?


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Essential travel information for Gold Coast

  • You need to have a valid passport for international flights.
  • New Zealand residents can travel in Australia for an unlimited period without a visa.
  • If you've never been to the Gold Coast before, check out Skyscanner's guide for first time visitors.

Departing from Auckland

Auckland Airport (AKL) is New Zealand's largest and busiest airport. It's located 21km or a 20-minute drive from Auckland city centre and served 24 hours a day by buses and taxis. It's recommended that you get to the airport at least 3 hours before international flights.

Flights to Gold Coast leave from the International Terminal. This is in a separate building to the Domestic Terminal, connected by a walkway and shuttle bus. Check-in is on the ground floor before proceeding upstairs for security and departures.

You'll find a wide selection of shops, dining options and other facilities at the airport, both before and after security. These include ATMs and currency exchange, duty-free stores and parenting facilities.

Arriving in Gold Coast

Gold Coast Airport (OOL), formerly known as Coolangatta Airport, is 25km south of Surfers Paradise and 100km from Brisbane. All flights arrive and depart from the same terminal.

After you disembark your flight, follow the signs to the baggage carousels on the ground floor. When you've passed through customs, you can use the ATMs, exchange currency or grab a bite to eat before heading to ground transport.

Buses and taxis leave from outside the terminal to nearby towns and cities. Taxis charge a flat rate of AU$65 to Surfers Paradise, while buses cost around AU$10 when you buy a go explore card. If you prefer to drive, you can hire a car at Gold Coast Airport from international agencies.

Return flights from Gold Coast to Auckland

If you're staying in Surfers Paradise or the surrounding region, Gold Coast Airport is the closest airport. If you're closer to Brisbane, you could also try the larger Brisbane Airport (BNE).

All flights from Gold Coast Airport use the same terminal. You should arrive 3 hours before flights to New Zealand to avoid any delays.

Find out what else you should know about flights from Gold Coast to Auckland.

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Please note: all information is correct as of November 2018.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.