Those flying into Kingscliff can choose to arrive at the Brisbane Airport, Gold Coast Airport or the Ballina/Byron Gateway Airport. The Gold Coast Airport is the closest to Kingscliff at just 16km away however the Brisbane Airport also offers easy access to Kingscliff via the Airtrain or the Pacific Motorway. If you’re travelling from the south, the Ballina/Byron Gateway Airport provides easy access from regional and domestic centres and all airports offer the convenience of transfer services and car hire.
– 20 minute drive from Gold Coast International Airport
– 90 minute drive from Brisbane International Airport
– 40 minute drive from Robina train station, QLD
The most convenient way to drive to Kingscliff is via the Pacific Motorway, the country’s main highway on the east coast. Passing directly through Brisbane, the Gold Coast, Kingscliff and further south to Byron Bay and Ballina, the Pacific Coast offers a legendary touring route of which Kingscliff is most definitely a highlight. If you have a little extra time on your trip, there are also a number of other routes that offer a more scenic drive to Kingscliff from Brisbane, the Gold Coast, Byron Bay and Lismore.
Public bus operators are yet to recommence services to Kingscliff following the pandemic. The easiest way to get from the Airport to Mantra Salt is via taxi or Uber. Currently the most cost effective way is via Uber with an estimated cost of $37 (from Gold Coast Airport). A surge fee may apply at the time of high demand.
There are a number of rail networks that link Kingscliff to surrounding regions however there is also an express airport rail link known as the ‘Airtrain’ that travels between the Brisbane Airport, Brisbane City and the Gold Coast. Regular services are operated daily until 10pm with connections available from the Gold Coast to Kingscliff.
The nearest train station to Kingscliff is Varsity Lakes. From there, it is recommended to take a taxi or Uber.
Please see Airtrain for more information.
Getting Around Kingscliff
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