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last price on 15-07-2024
Online rates can and will differ from drive-up rates and are subject to change based on capacity and time of booking for future dates.
🚗 Parking type Walking Distance
🌤 Covered Yes
🕒 Opening hours: 24/7
🥾 Walking Distance 4 - 8 Min
🔑 Keep car keys Yes
🔌 Electric charging car No
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Budget Covered Car Park, 130 Coolangatta Rd, Bilinga QLD 4225, Australia

Gold Coast Airport Budget Parking - Covered

Looking to save money while keeping your car on airport grounds? The covered-budget car park is one of the most affordable car parks at Gold Coast Airport. Open 24/7, the Covered Gold Coast Airport Budget Parking allows you to keep your car under shaded covers while still being at the terminals in a 4 - 8 minute walk.

Available for short or long-term parking, parking at the Budget Car Park means you can pay with cash or credit card, and even reap discounts when staying for 4 days or longer. Book your spot at the Budget Covered Car Park for low rates & a high-quality parking experience. 


Why the Budget Car Park?

  • Open 24/7 
  • Covered shade structures
  • Covered walkway to the terminal 
  • 4 - 8 minute walk to the terminal
  • Discounts when you book for 4 days or longer 
  • The parking facility has licence plate recognition, allowing for seamless entry & exit 
  • Accessible parking bays are available 
  • Height restrictions: 2.4 metres 
  • Online & drive-up bookings are available 
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How Does Parking at the Gold Coast Airport Budget Car Park Work?     

Parking in the budget car park is simple. Travellers can either book their parking spot online or upon arrival on their day of departure. 

Upon Arrival   

Travellers who book online will receive a confirmation email. At the car park, scan the credit card used for booking at the card reader to enter and exit. Bookings can be made up to 3 hours before arrival. If you don't book online, take a ticket at the entry barrier. For assistance, press the intercom button.

Upon Return 

Walk back to the car park, retrieve your vehicle & drive to the exit. Tap or insert the same card you used upon entry, to exit. You can also pay for your ticket at the exit barrier. Should you have any issues with exiting the park, press the intercom button for help.  


How do I get to the Car Park?

To get from the Gold Coast CBD to the budget car park at Gold Coast Airport, follow the directions below. The journey will take approximately 30 - 40 minutes. 

  • Start on Surfers Paradise Blvd/State Route 2.
  • Continue on State Route 2, then take a slight right onto Thomas Dr.
  • Take the ramp onto State Route 3/Southport Burleigh Rd.
  • Merge onto the Pacific Motorway/M1 toward Coolangatta/Tweed Heads.
  • Take exit 95 for Gold Coast Hwy/State Route 2.
  • Follow the signs for Gold Coast Hwy/State Route 2 and continue on this route.
  • Turn left onto Terminal Dr, following the signs to the airport.
  • Turn left to stay on Terminal Dr, then follow signs to the Budget Covered Parking area.
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Reviews of Covered Budget Parking at Gold Coast Airport

After parking at the Budget Car Park, travellers tend to leave reviews. At current, there are no individual Google Reviews on the Budget Car Park. However, travellers have rated their overall experience with Gold Coast Airport car parks at a 4.0 / 5 with over 60 reviews. 


Positive Reviews

Positive reviews cite an easy online booking experience, convenient parking options all within walking distance, helpful on-site staff via the intercom, cheap rates when pre-booked online, and secure parking facilities. 


Negative Reviews 

Negative user reviews cite a lack of directional signage, exorbitant parking rates, a lack of available parking bays, double-parking charges, and overall, smaller parking facilities than desired. 


Security Features at the Budget Covered Car Park 

Gold Coast Airport has not disclosed the security features of this car park. Despite this, travellers can expect entry & exit barriers and on-site staff via the intercom for any assistance required. 


Booking & Refund Procedure

To Book

Book your car park online by clicking the 'Book Now' button above and be taken to the Gold Coast Airport parking website. The car park can be booked online with a Visa, Mastercard, or American Express up to 3 hours before your designated arrival time at the car park. If you need to make changes to your booking, you can do so 12 hours before your scheduled arrival time by going to the Gold Coast Airport website and clicking on 'Manage my Booking'. Have your booking reference number and the email used to book your spot handy. 

If you prefer to book your spot on your day of departure, drive up to the car park and take a ticket at the entry gate. Should you have any issues, contact GCA at 07 5536 9573 or


To Refund

Travellers can cancel their online booking up to 12 hours before their scheduled arrival time at the car park. To do so, go to the Gold Coast Airport website and click 'Manage my Booking'. Have your booking reference number and the email used to book your spot handy. Should you have any issues, contact the GCA staff at 07 5536 9573,, or via the intercom on the entry barrier upon arrival at the airport. 


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With Covered Gold Coast Airport Budget Parking you're sure of
  • Entry/Exit Barrier
  • 24-Hour Surveillance
  • Cameras
  • Security Fencing
  • Asphalt or Paving
  • Car Inspection
  • No Max. Clearance Height
  • Illuminated terrain
  • Electric Car Charging
  • Waiting Room
  • Toilet
  • Open 24 hours
  • Keep Car Keys
  • Starting Aid
  • Indoor
  • Luggage Assistance
  • Car Wash
  • Child Seats
  • Security guard
  • Oversized

Drive-Up Rates: Covered Budget Parking at Gold Coast Airport

The drive-up rates for covered-budget parking at GCA are some of the most affordable. Rates start at $29.00 for 1 day, $87.00 for 3 days, $137.00 for 5 days, and $207.00 for 8 days. For stays between 8 and 14 days, the cost is $20.00 per day; for stays of 15 days or more, it’s $18.00 per day. Please note that these are drive-up rates and are generally higher than the rates available when you book your parking online. 

If you're seeking cheaper rates and open-air parking, check out the Uncovered Budget Parking at Gold Coast Airport

Covered Budget Car Park Drive-Up Rates

24 hours $ 29.00
2 days$ 58.00
3 days$ 87.00
4 days$ 112.00
5 days$ 137.00
6 days$ 162.00
7 days$ 187.00
8 - 14 days$ 20.00 per day 
15+ days$ 18.00 per day 

The above rates are drive-up rates and therefore will differ from those displayed when booking your car park online.



All the parking rates cited are approximate and subject to change without notice but were accurate at the time of publication. 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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