Long Term Parking Sunshine Coast Airport


Looking to park your car for a week or more at Sunshine Coast Airport? Look no further. We've curated all the must-know details on Long Term Parking Sunshine Coast Airport, and the P Long Term, in particular. For an overview of rates for parking at Sunshine Coast Airport see below, and for more specific information on the Long Term Parking at Sunshine Coast Airport, keep reading. 


Overview of Sunshine Coast Airport Parking Fees

Car ParkCost per Week Service + Travel Time 
P Long Term$183.00Walk: 7 min  -
Park Value $183.00 Walk: 6 min Info
Park Terminal$216.00Walk: 1 min Info
Short Term $248.00Walk: 1 min -
Park Covered$283.00Walk: 3 min Info


About Long Term Parking at Sunshine Coast Airport

The Sunshine Coast Long Term Parking facility is a fully-fenced, open-air car park designed for travellers who plan to be away for a week or more and don’t mind a 7 minute walk to the terminals.  While the long term parking rates are still higher than what off-site Sunshine Airport parkings would typically offer, see below for a full overview of the hourly & daily rates.


Sunshine Coast Airport Long Term Parking Rates

Parking at the Long Term Car Park at Sunshine Coast Airport will be one of the most affordable options, with free parking for your first 15 minutes. Costs then proceed to be $12.00 for 1 - 2 hours, $27.00 for 6 - 24 hours, $98.00 for 3 - 4 days, $183.00 for 8 - 9 days, and $343.00 for 15 - 16 days. Each additional day thereafter will be a charge of $20.00. 

P Long Term Parking Rates

0 - 15 minsFree
15 - 30 mins$9.00
30 - 60 mins$11.00
1 - 2 hours$12.00
2 - 3 hours$16.00
3 - 4 hours$18.00
4 - 24 hours$27.00
1 - 2 days$52.00
2 - 3 days$75.00
3 - 4 days$98.00
4 - 5 days$120.00
5 - 6 days$142.00
6 - 7 days $163.00
*Every day thereafter will incur a daily fee of $20.00 per day. 


Booking & Refund Procedure  

To Book: 

To book the long term parking at Sunshine Coast Airport, you may do so online at the official airport’s website, or in person upon arrival. If you choose to book online, you must reserve your spot for a minimum of 24 hours and pay with a Visa or Mastercard. Please remember to have the credit card you booked with physically present as you enter the car park, as you will have to scan it for entry.

If you prefer to book your stay in person, you can! Simply do so by driving up to the car park, taking a ticket on the machine as you enter, and inserting that same ticket upon your return to the car park at the payment station in front of the terminals. As you exit the car park, enter your ticket into the exit barrier, and off you go!


To Cancel:  

For all refund inquiries, you must submit a claim on the Sunshine Coast Airport official website for it to be considered.

To receive a refund for a cancellation, you must cancel your reservation at least 3 hours before the scheduled arrival time. Simply do so by going to your confirmation email sent by the airport, and clicking on the ‘Manage my Booking’ link. Please note that any cancellations made within the 3-hour time frame will not be considered for a refund. 


Entrance & Exit Protocol

Entering the Car Park: 

Enter the Sunshine Coast Airport Long Term Parking by scanning your credit card (if you made an online booking) or ticket (if you plan to pay upon return) at the entry barrier. If you need to arrive early, you can do so, but no more than 1 hour before your online reservation, as you may be charged additional fees.


Exiting the Car Park: 

To exit P Long Term, drive up to the exit barrier and scan the same credit card or ticket you used to enter the car park with to exit. The exit barrier will open to let you out. 

If you exit the car park later than your pre-booked reservation time, you will be subject to additional fees.


Directions to the Long Term Parking at Sunshine Coast Airport  

To get to the Park Long Term car park, follow the directions below coming from the CBD via car: 

  • Take Sunshine Coast Highway / State Route 70 & N Shore Connection Rd to Airport Drive in Marcoola 

  • Continue on Airport Drive and follow the signage for P Long Term Car Park 


Additional Information:

  • Disabled parking bays are available 

  • No car park height restrictions

  • Should you require any assistance at the P Long Term car park, press the ‘Help’ button at the entry & exit barriers at the car parks to speak with a representative 

  • Online bookings can be made up to 2 hours prior to arrival time

Does Sunshine Coast Airport have Free Parking?

Yes, there is free parking at all Sunshine Coast Airport Car Parks for your first 15 minutes. After that, you will be charged hourly and daily rates. 


What Time does Sunshine Coast Airport Open?

Sunshine Coast Airport is open 24/7. 


Is Uber Available on the Sunshine Coast?

Yes. You can find Uber to and from Sunshine Coast Airport, as well as around the city. They are quite pricey, though. For a drive of 12 minutes, Uber rates will be approximately $23.00. A ride from Sunshine Coast CBD to Sunshine Coast Airport will cost approximately $27.00 - $30.00. 


Is Maroochydore Airport the same as Sunshine Coast Airport? 

Yes, the airports are the same. Maarochydore Airport was officially renamed to Sunshine Coast Airport in 2010. 


What is the Cheapest Airport Car Park at Sunshine Coast Airport? 

The cheapest on-site car park at Sunshine Coast Airport will be either the Long Term Car Park or Park Value, as they charge the same exact rates whether you are parking for 1 hour, or 1 week. 



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

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