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Taxi fare estimate from Brisbane Airport to Surfer paradise

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Taxi fare estimate from Brisbane Airport to Surfer paradise

Hi everyone,

I'll be going to Surfer paradise in Jun, landing in Brisbane Airport. Travelling with 2 young kids. My husband is not keen in renting a car. I've checked out online quote for 2A + 2C for two of the major airport transfer company and they are charging around $200 two way.

My main issue with them is that they seem to pick up very early for my return trip to Brisbane Domestic Airport for my 9.50am flight, quoting to pick me up at 4.30am...so I want to explore taking taxis if the price is about $100 per trip for taxis.... I estimate that I would only need a taxi to pick me up at 7am from surfer paradise (allowing for 2 hours transport + 1 hour prior to domestic departure). Is this estimate correct?

Thanks all for your help! :)

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1. Re: Taxi fare estimate from Brisbane Airport to Surfer paradise

Your estimate is correct however the shuttle may be allowing for any unplanned incidents on the road. If there is an accident on the highway or heavy traffice (which can often occur), then you may have some problem especially if you are driving in an unfamiliar area.

See the attached taxi company which states $43.70 per person.

hellogoldcoast.com.au/regenttaxismoreinfo.ht…

Contact them for a quote.

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2. Re: Taxi fare estimate from Brisbane Airport to Surfer paradise

If your flight is on a weekday then you will be driving in Peak hour traffic and it could take as much as 3 hours to get to the Airport.

If you are only catching a domestic flight can you change it to one leaving from Cooloongatta (G.C.) airport instead ?

Or, you could cab it to the Train station and then change to the Airtrain in Brisbane. That should take about 90 minutes.

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3. Re: Taxi fare estimate from Brisbane Airport to Surfer paradise

Thanks all for your reply, my domestic flight from Brisbane Airport is on a Sat morning, is it considered as peak hour?

Has anyone taken a flagged down taxi to go to the brisbane airportfrom gold coast, how much did it cost and how long did it take? Any estimates will be good :)

Is it neccessary to book a taxi in advance? Or it's easy to flag down a taxi on surfer paradise to go to the airport?

We have considered the airtrain connect but as we are a family of four so there will be luggages that the adults will have to handle that the children can't handle, we are not keen to bring the luggages around to interconnect the trains.

Thanks all in advance for your help :)

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4. Re: Taxi fare estimate from Brisbane Airport to Surfer paradise

Why not take the Airtrain and then from the Nerang train station, take a taxi to the hotel.

http://airtrain.com.au/

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5. Re: Taxi fare estimate from Brisbane Airport to Surfer paradise

Try http://www.con-x-ion.com/

Used them last time.

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6. Re: Taxi fare estimate from Brisbane Airport to Surfer paradise

Con-x-ion is the bus company that quoted us that pick up is 4.30am... so I'm not keen.

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7. Re: Taxi fare estimate from Brisbane Airport to Surfer paradise

You would definately need to book a Taxi if you insist on using that method of transport.Many drivers would be unwilling to take the fare as it will use up a large chunk of their day.

Surfoz has given you the link to a taxi compnay for a quote and booking.

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8. Re: Taxi fare estimate from Brisbane Airport to Surfer paradise

www.bct-transfers.com/welcome/page1.php

- $185 door to door

http://www.brisbaneairporttransfers.com.au/

- $190 door to door

http://www.mygoldcoastlimo.com/

- $175 door to door

http://www.regenttaxis.com.au/

- $180 door to door (TAXI ESTIMATE)

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9. Re: Taxi fare estimate from Brisbane Airport to Surfer paradise

Thanks beach8um :)

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10. Re: Taxi fare estimate from Brisbane Airport to Surfer paradise

P.S The first 3 prices are for "sedan limo" with private driver. Set price - no meter.

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