Broadbeach is centrally located in the Gold Coast and is easy to get to no matter where you are coming from. There is plenty of Broadbeach Accommodation available all within walking distance of stages and venues so no need to drive into the event!


The City of Gold Coast  encourages all Gold Coast residents and visitors to leave the car at home and make active travel part of their daily routine. The program promotes and encourages active and healthy forms of transport including walking, cycling, carpooling and public transport. Walking, catching public transport and carpooling are great ways to actively travel in our city. You may even consider driving part of the way or combining public transport with your ride or walk. 

There are also plenty of bike racks located throughout the precinct so you can cycle into the event. See our Site Map for bike rack locations.


The G:link Light Rail is now operating throughout the Gold Coast, connecting Broadbeach to Surfers Parade, Southport and the Gold Coast University Hospital with 16 station stops.
There are two stations located in Broadbeach including Broadbeach South located out the front of Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and Broadbeach North in front of the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on the Gold Coast Highway. Broadbeach North is within walking distance  to the centre of Broadbeach including the Broadbeach Mall, Surf Parade, the Oasis Shopping Centre and Kurrawa Beach.

For more information about riding the G, including schedules & ticket pricing, click here.

Plan your public transport journey with Translink visit the website here.


If you are travelling from the Southern end of the Coast, such as Coolangatta, you will need to catch the bus from the dry side of the highway and hop off at the Broadbeach South Tram Station Bus Interchange. If you are travelling from Surfers Paradise or further north you can now catch the G:Link.

For more information on bus times, bus stops and fares Plan your journey with Translink or contact Translink directly on 13 12 30.


Gold Coast Cabs is the local company used for taxis, operating 24 hours a day all year round. To book Gold Coast Cabs phone 131 008, visit their website or download their APP.


Download the Uber App to book a pick up from your hotel straight to the heart of the Festival- best drop off locations is Surf Parade out the front of the Sofitel.

App Store download here

Android Store download here


Plan the easiest route to Broadbeach from your current location using Google Maps.