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Search, compare, and book low cost Gold Coast Airport Parking with Flyparks. Find trusted and reliable airport car parks within a short distance of Gold Coast Airport, and book in less than two minutes. No account required!

Simply enter your travel dates into the search bar above to compare all available private car parks near Gold Coast Airport, to see their prices, details, and customer reviews. Flyparks will show you exactly the same prices charged by the car parks themselves, and never charge you additional reservation fees. 

To find out more about parking at Gold Coast Airport, and how our platform works, read below.

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Overview of Parking at Gold Coast Airport 

At Flyparks, we know that when it comes to Gold Coast Airport parking, most people want to book with an affordable, trustworthy, and reliable car park, to keep their car safe and secure whilst they’re away. It is our mission to help travellers find exactly that.


🚘Number of car parks available5
Best ratedTerminal Car Park
💰Cheapest option Budget Uncovered
📏Closest to the airportPremium Covered


Gold Coast Airport Parking Drive-Up Rates 

If you need parking at Gold Coast Airport, we've compiled all the drive-up costs for available parking providers to give you a clear overview of rates for short and long-term options, including budget and premium parking.

For the on-site Budget Uncovered Car Park, the rates are $62 for 3 days, $98 for 5 days, and $143 for 1 week. The Budget Covered Car Park costs $87 for 3 days, $137 for 5 days, and $207 for 1 week.

If you prefer parking closer to the terminals, the Terminal Car Park charges $99 for 3 days, $154 for 5 days, and $229 for 1 week. The Premium Car Park costs $50 per day, totalling $150 for 3 days, $250 for 5 days, and $400 for 1 week.

Gold Coast Airport Parking Drive-Up Rates

Car Park

Cost per Week

Service & Travel Time


Budget Uncovered Car Park


Walk: 5 - 10 min


Budget Covered Car Park


Walk: 4 - 8 min


Terminal Car Park


Walk: 1 - 2 min


Premium Car Park


Walk: 1 min


Please note that these rates are subject to change without notice, but were verified in July 2024. These are drive-up rates, online rates will differ and be cheaper. Compare car parks in Gold Coast in the search bar above, or consult the official Gold Coast Airport website to see the most updated online rates.


Types of Parking at Gold Coast Airport

Whether you’re departing from Gold Coast Airport on holiday or simply travelling there to pick-up passengers, there’s no easier way to arrive than in the comfort of your car. 

Parking near the terminal is secure, convenient, and competitively priced. With over 3,000 spaces, there's an option for every budget and stay length. Booking online ensures the best spot, with choices ranging from open-air to undercover, short-term to long-term, and budget to premium services.

Currently, only on-site parking is available at Gold Coast Airport. Managed by the airport, these car parks are all within walking distance of the terminals and offer convenient access.


On-Site Car Parks within Walking Distance to Terminals

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Gold Coast Airport offers four on-site car parks: Premium Covered Parking, Terminal Parking, Budget Parking Uncovered, and Budget Parking Covered

You can choose from short-stay options with same-level terminal access or long-stay options within walking distance of check-in and departure lounges. Reviews for Gold Coast Airport parking are highly positive, ensuring a reliable experience.


  1. Drive to the selected car park.
  2. Follow the signs on Terminal Drive from Gold Coast Highway.
  3. At the gate, use your credit card (American Express, MasterCard, or Visa) at the card reader.
  4. If booked online, do not take a ticket.
  5. If not booked online, take a ticket at the gate.
  6. For assistance, use the intercom at the entry.


  1. After landing, walk to the car park
  2. Retrieve your car and tap your credit card at the payment machine on exit
  3. A receipt can be obtained upon exit
  4. For any issues with payment or entry/exit, use the intercom to contact an agent



Budget Uncovered Parking ($143.00 for 1 Week)

Budget Undercover Gold Coast Airport is a very affordable car park that offers safe, reliable, and long-term parking at Gold Coast Airport. This car park is the cheapest uncovered car park that offers a Gold Coast Airport parking discount for those who stay 5 days or longer. It is only a short walk away from the terminals and provides you with a covered walkway to get you there. It is as easy as airport parking gets!

*Disabled parking spaces are available at Budget Open-Air Car Park. You must display your disabled parking permit to utilize the designated spaces.

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Budget Covered Parking ($207.00 for 1 Week)

Budget Covered Parking at Gold Coast Airport is available for the earliest and latest flights, even upon delay, and is within walking distance of check-in. This car park is a popular choice for those who want to secure short or long-term parking at Gold Coast Airport while ensuring their vehicle is safe from the sun, wind, and rain. Budget Covered Parking is a bit smaller than Budget Open-Air car park, so it doesn’t offer as many parking spots and should be booked well in advance. It does, however, offer a Gold Coast Airport parking discount, but only for those who stay 4 days or longer. 

*Disabled parking spaces are available at Budget Covered Car Park. You must display your disabled parking permit to utilize the designated spaces.

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Terminal Parking ($229.00 for 1 Week)

The Terminal Car Park, located behind the Premium Car Park, offers convenient and affordable parking with covered shade structures. It's an ideal choice for short-term parking at Gold Coast Airport, allowing you to park for up to 8 hours at an hourly rate of $12, with an additional $4 for each subsequent hour. No online booking is available for short stays; you must pay by cash or credit card at the payment station.

For long-term parking, the Terminal Car Park offers discounted rates when booked online for stays of 4 days or more. Booking in advance can result in even cheaper rates.

Disabled parking spaces are available and require a displayed disabled parking permit to use the designated spaces.

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Premium Covered Parking ($400.00 for 1 Week)

Premium Parking is a fully-covered parking option that allows passengers to be at Gold Coast Airport terminals in 30 seconds after leaving the car park, via a covered walkway. It is the closest car park to the terminals and offers a stress-free parking experience, ideal for business travellers or those who prioritize convenience. 

*Disabled parking spaces are available at Premium Parking. Travellers must display your disabled parking permit to utilize the designated spaces.

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Pick-up and Drop-off Zones 

If you’re travelling to the airport to see off friends and family, head to the Gold Coast Airport pickup area, located directly in front of the terminal, which offers free pick-up and drop-off.

Please note that the Gold Coast Airport pickup area is strictly for quick pick-up and drop-off only. Passengers must be waiting at the curb for immediate collection.


Car Parks with Valet Service

Unfortunately, there is no valet parking at Gold Coast Airport at present.


Short-Term Parking at Gold Coast Airport 

Travellers seeking short-term parking at Gold Coast Airport can use the Short-Term Terminal Car Park, conveniently located just a 30-second walk from the terminal.

The rates for the Short-Term Terminal Car Park are based on the length of stay. For brief visits, the first 10 minutes are free, with a charge of $8 for up to half an hour. Parking for half an hour to one hour costs $12, one to two hours is $16, and the rate increases incrementally: $18 for two to three hours, $20 for three to four hours, $22 for four to five hours, and $24 for five to six hours.

For longer stays, six to seven hours costs $26, seven to eight hours is $28, and eight to nine hours is $30. For stays exceeding nine hours, an additional $4 is charged for each extra hour.

The longer you park at the airport, the better the daily rate, allowing you to save more money. For an overview of cheap parking at Gold Coast Airport, check our blog post for the most recent information.

About Gold Coast Airport

Gold Coast Airport (OOL), formerly Coolangatta Airport, is an international airport located at the southern end of the Gold Coast, near the Queensland-New South Wales border. Operating on Queensland time year-round, it is the third-fastest growing airport in Australia, serving 6.5 million passengers annually through its dual International/Domestic Terminal.

Since its privatization by the Federal Government in 1998, the QAL Group has invested nearly $300 million in infrastructure, including terminal redevelopment and runway extension. Gold Coast Airport has expanded from servicing three destinations in 1998 to over 420 flights per week to 21 destinations across Australia, New Zealand, and Asia.

Domestic flights connect to Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Hobart, Canberra, Perth, Newcastle, Townsville, and Cairns via Qantas, QantasLink, Airnorth, Tigerair Australia, Jetstar Airways, and Virgin Australia. International services include flights to Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Queenstown, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, and Tokyo via AirAsia X, Scoot, and Air New Zealand.


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All the Gold Coast Airport parking fees that are cited are approximate and subject to change, but were accurate at the time of publication for 1 week (7 - 8 days). Please note that Flyparks does not compare all the airport car parking spaces available in the market, and cannot take into account specific needs and individual requirements. Always read the terms and conditions before booking.

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