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Reaching Noosa

Noosa is situated in Queensland, 160 km north of Brisbane,1100 km north of Sydney and 250 km north of the Gold Coast at 26º39 S and 153º5E. Driving from central Brisbane or Brisbane airport is a pleasant 90 minute drive along the Bruce Highway. From the Gold Coast the drive to Noosa will take about 2 and half hours. Turn off at the intersection for Eumundi which is also signposted to Noosa Heads. Noosa can be reached by train, by bus or use a pre booked transfer from Brisbane or Sunshine Coast Airports.

Noosa Transfers from airports

The best way to reach Noosa from the airport is to use one of the transfer services that operate from both Brisbane Airport and Sunshine Coast Airport. Pre booking is important. Please hit the active links for the booking details, price and email address. Taxis booked at the airport are very expensive. Do book ahead using the options below and please do mention Noosa eguide.


Please hit the active link to find out more about the service provided and for email contact.

The transfer companies to Noosa are:

Sun-air Bus Service (ph 61 7 5477 0888 )

Door to Door services: Brisbane Airport: Sun-air bus service provide the most frequent and direct door to door shuttle transfer service from Brisbane Airport to/from the Sunshine Coast. Operating 17 return scheduled services daily with hourly departures from 5.50am – 9.50pm from Domestic (6am – 10pm from International).

Sunshine Coast Airport: Sun-air meet every major flight arriving/departing from the Sunshine Coast Airport and provide door to door transfers to all suburbs on the Sunshine Coast from Noosa to Caloundra*.

Transit stop shuttle: Brisbane Airport transfers for the more budget conscious, Sun-air pickup and drop off at 6 convenient transit stops on the Sunshine Coast.

Premium or sole use service: For after hour transfers or travellers that do not wish to reserve a seat in coach, Sun-air provide Premium transfers to/from Brisbane and Sunshine Coast Airports to your Sunshine Coast accommodation or local residence. This service provides a personalised Meet & Greet and direct transfer to your destination.

Henry’s (07 5474 0199) offer a scheduled pre booked service to Brisbane Airport each day operated by Sun Air. Henry's also run transfers from Sunshine Coast Airport to Noosa. The charge is for each passenger. The transfer is direct to your accommodation.

Private Transfers operate a door-to-door service, you can travel with ease in one of their luxurious Mercedes or BMW vehicles knowing your professional chauffeur has your total transfer experience under control. This is a private service not a shuttle. Private Transfers operate from both the Brisbane Airport & The Sunshine Coast Airport. They are also available for any of your transport needs whilst you are on the Coast.

Sunshine Coast Airport

Sunshine Coast Airport (07 5453 1511) is located in Marcoola which is just north of Maroochydore and about 25 minutes drive along the coast to Noosa. Sunshine Coast Airport is a pleasant small airport. Virgin Blue and Jetstar have recently increased their flights and offer some good deals from Sydney and Melbourne (also check Jetstar for the Adelaide service). In July 2012 Air New Zealand commenced direct flights between the Sunshine Coast Airport & Auckland. This seasonal service will be operating from 1 July to 18 September 2012, with two flights a week to and from Auckland. The airport has paid parking, licensed bar, bistro and several shops.

Transfers to the northern suburbs are available with Henry’s (07 5474 0199) who meet every flight that arrives at Sunshine Coast Airport.

Sun-air Bus Service (ph 61 7 5477 0888) operate Sunshine Coast Airport Shuttle Transfers To/From Southern Suburbs, they offer 2 pricing structures. Click the link for more information and bookings.

Door to Door Shuttle - Upon arrival at the Sunshine Coast Airport , proceed to the Sun-air counter. The Sun-air driver will assist you with your luggage. The shuttle will transfer you to the front door of your accommodation

Premium / Sole Use Shuttle - Sun-air offer premium / sole use shuttle transfers to and from the Sunshine Coast airport. The driver will meet you at the Sunshine Coast Airport luggage carousel and will be holding a Sun-air sign with you name on it. The shuttle will transfer you directly to your accommodation. On your return your Sun-air driver will pick you up from the front door of your accommodation and transfer you directly to the check in counter of your flight.

By train

From Brisbane Queensland Railway (07 3235 5555 or 132232) offer a two or three hour service to Nambour with a railbus connection to Noosa from Nambour. This is available as one ticket. Trains depart from Central Station or Roma Station in Brisbane.To obtain train times and ticket prices use the Queensland Transinfo journey planner. Just type in your departure details and arrival location and the planner will work it all out for you. The planner works for all of South East Queensland The train stops at Nambour and has a bus connection to Noosa Heads and Noosaville. An alternative is to take the train to Eumundi or Cooroy which are closer to Noosa if someone is meeting you by car.

By Bus

Greyhound Australia 1300 GREYHOUND (1300 473 946) operates regular buses a day from Roma Street Transit in central Brisbane with a stop at Brisbane airport about 30 minutes later. The trip to Noosa takes about 3 hours with several stops in the town.

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