Created by the Queensland Government, TransLink is responsible for the delivery and management of a single public transport network covering South East Queensland. The Gold Coast City Council works closely with TransLink and contributes to service delivery on the Gold Coast.
Public transport on the Gold Coast. Public transport choices are many and varied on the Gold Coast, catering for residents and the large number of visitors to the city. Click here to view transport options.
TransLink Journey Planner. TransLink’s online journey planner provides information to plan your bus or train trip. Enter the address of your origin and destination and the time you would like to travel and the journey planner will provide options, fares and timetables for you.
Timetables. Click here to go to bus and train timetables.
Go Cards. Want to purchase or top up your Go Card? Click here to see where to go on the Gold Coast.
Public transport benefits and tips. Click here to view the many benefits of using public transport .
Click here to view tips when using public transport.
NightLink bus service. Funded by Gold Coast City Council, in partnership with TransLink and Surfside Buslines, the NightLink services will ensure you get home safely from a night out. Services include Surfers Paradise to Nerang and Surfers Paradise to Mudgeeraba. Click here for more information on NightLink timetables, maps and stops and late night taxi services.
Gold Coast City Transport Plan. Click here to view the Gold Coast City Transport Plan. The Gold Coast City Transport Plan is the first comprehensive, integrated 30 year transport master plan prepared for the city.
Rapid Transit. The Gold Coast Rapid Transit (GCRT) project is a partnership between the Queensland State Government, Gold Coast City Council (GCCC) and the Commonwealth of Australia to respond to the challenges of urban growth and traffic congestion within Gold Coast City. Click here to go to the official project website or contact the project hotline on 1800 967 377.
Gold Coast Heavy Rail Project. The Queensland State Government has announced plans to extend the Gold Coast rail line from Robina to Reedy Creek and to duplicate the line from Helensvale to Robina. Click here to view details.
How to Actively Travel:
walk - walking costs nothing, reduces stress and improves fitness
cycle – a great way to travel and exercise at the same time
use public transport - save money getting to school and work
carpool – save money on daily costs including fuel, maintenance and parking fees