Budget Parking Gold Coast Airport


Looking to save money whilst keeping your car on airport grounds whilst away? The budget car park is one of the most budget-friendly Gold Coast Parking’s that you can come by, without leaving the airport grounds. To view how it compares to other parkings, see the table below. To find out more noteworthy information on the car park, scroll a bit further.


Overview of Gold Coast Airport Parking Prices

Car ParkCost per WeekService + Travel Time 
Budget Uncovered Car Park$143.00Walk: 5 - 10 min-
Budget Covered Car Park$207.00Walk: 4 - 8 min-
Terminal Car Park$229.00Walk: 1 - 2 minInfo
Premium Car Park$400.00Walk: 1 minInfo



About Budget Parking Gold Coast Airport 

As the cheapest on-site official Gold Coast airport parkings, the budget-covered & uncovered car parks are only a short walk away from the terminal doors. You can find the covered car park to be a 4 - 8 minute walk away, whilst the uncovered is closer to a 5 - 10 minute walk. Despite both being labelled as budget parkings', the car parks charge different rates depending on if you park in a covered or uncovered car park. 


Booking & Refund Procedure


Booking Gold Coast Airport Budget Parking is possible both online and in person. To reserve your spot online, visit the official Gold Coast Airport website. Be sure to purchase your ticket with a Visa, Mastercard, or American Express. 


Refunds / Cancellations: 

Cancellations, amendments, and requests for refunds can be done at least 12 hours prior to your stated arrival time. To amend or cancel your reservation, head to the ‘Manage my Booking’ tab on the official airport’s website.


Entrance & Exit Protocol for Budget Parking Gold Coast Airport

Entering the Car Park: 

Upon arrival at the Gold Coast Airport Budget Parking, drive to the car park and insert or tab your preferred debit or credit card at the entry barrier. If you made an online booking, be sure to use the same card that you booked with upon entering the car park. If you did not make an online booking, you can decide if you wish to park at the covered or uncovered lot.


Exiting the Car Park: 

Exit the Budget Parking at Gold Coast Airport by driving up to the exit barrier and tapping the same credit or debit card used to enter upon exiting the car park. 


Directions to Gold Coast Airport Budget Parking 

  • Take Campbell St and Allawah St to Ashmore Rd / State Route 24

  • Take State Route 3 & M1 to Terminal Drive in Billnga 

  • Turn left onto Terminal Drive 

  • Follow signs for the Budget Parking Gold Coast Airport


Gold Coast Airport Budget Parking Rates

If you need affordable Gold Coast airport parking rates and wish to park on-site, the uncovered budget car park is going to be the cheapest option, with rates starting at $23.00 for 24 hours, $98.00 for 5 days, $143.00 for 8 days, and $243.00 for 16 days. Your car park will be parked in an open-air facility for these low rates and leave you a 5 - 10 minute walk to the terminals.

For $6 - $16.00 more per day, you can park your car at the covered budget car park for rates starting at $29.00 for 24 hours, $137.00 for 5 days, and $207.00 for 8 days, and $363.00 for 16 days. Parking at the Budget Covered lot will cost you more, but you will be closer to the terminals (4 - 8 minute walk) and have your car protected from any weather elements. Additional information on hourly and daily rates at the budget parking(s) at Gold Coast Airport can be viewed in the table below. 


Budget Car Park Rates - Covered & Uncovered 

DurationCovered Rates Uncovered Rates
24 hours / 1 day$29.00$23.00 
2 days$58.00$42.00 
3 days $87.00$62.00  
4 days $112.00$82.00 
5 days$137.00$98.00
6 days$162.00$114.00
7 days$187.00$130.00 
8 - 14 days$20.00 per day $13.00 per day 
15 + days $18.00 per day $11.00 per day 


Reviews of Gold Coast Airport Budget Parking

User reviews seem to vary when it comes to the Budget car parks and official Gold Coast Airport parking(s) in general. On the one hand, customers speak highly of the ease of booking, the amiable on-site customer service team, and the overall proximity to the terminals. However, many travellers also express frustration over difficulties in booking a spot due to constant full capacity, and bemoan the high parking fees. To ensure your experience is pleasant and all goes as expected, we recommend booking your Gold Coast Airport parking weeks to months in advance when possible. And, should you wish to not pay such high Gold Coast Airport Budget parking fees, opt for an off-site car park that powers more competitive rates, with the same security and reliability as the on-site car parks. 


Additional Information:

  • Covered & uncovered parking options available

  • Height Restrictions: 2.4 metres for covered shade bays, no height restrictions for uncovered parking bays  

  • No motorbike bays available 

  • Accessible parking bays available 


All the parking rates and related information cited are approximate and subject to change without notice, but were accurate at the time of publication for 1 week (8 days) and longer in April 2024. For the most accurate rates of official airport car parks, visit the official Gold Coast Airport website. Please note that you may not book any official Gold Coast Airport parking(s) on Flyparks at present. Always read the terms and conditions before booking.

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