Transport & Travel
Coolangatta, the home of Cooly Rocks On is easy to get to, no matter where you are coming from.
PLAN YOUR TRIP TO COOLY IN ADVANCE USING THE INFORMATION BELOW.
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.
There are multiple bus routes travelling to Coolangatta from all directions of the Gold Coast and Northern NSW. Plan your Journey here.
If you are travelling from Northern Gold Coast or Brisbane regions you can transfer from train to the G:link (Gold Coast Light Rail) at Helensvale Station.
We recommend departing the G:link at the Broadbeach South Station, walking to Station’s Stop A, and catching the 700 Bus to Griffith Street, Coolangatta – the heart of Cooly Rocks On.
Plan your journey via the Translink Journey planner or find the Translink Journey Planner app on the app store.
Plan the easiest route to Coolangatta from your current location using Google Maps
With hundreds of classic and custom cars lining the streets of Coolangatta during the festival, local road closures will occur during Cooly Rocks On 2021 in and around the Festival Precinct. Please be mindful of pedestrians and adhere to adjusted speed limits.
Note: with hundreds of classic cars already parked within the festival precinct, parking in the surrounding areas will be extremely limited.
INTERSTATE AND OVERSEAS TRAVEL
The Gold Coast Airport is located only a couple kilometres away from Coolangatta, with a drive of fewer than 5 minutes. A range of carriers fly directly into Gold Coast Airport (OOL) including Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Tigerair, Qantas, Jetgo, Air New Zealand, SCOOT, Air Asia X and Hong Kong Airlines.
Greyhound and Murray’s coaches both operate from the travel to an extensive network of destinations throughout Australia. For further information, contact Greyhound on 1300 473946 and Murray’s on 13 22 51.
TransLink’s integrated bus, train and tram network connects you to places all over the Gold Coast. Grab a go card from various outlets for cheap fares, easy transfers and convenient top-ups. All Gold Coast busway stations and G:link tram platforms are fully accessible, with G:Link platforms each providing boarding assistance points and allocated space for mobility devices on board.
Skip the travel and wake up right on the Festival’s doorstep.
For a truly memorable Cooly Rocks On Festival experience, we recommend booking a room in one of the many spectacular accommodation houses located within Coolangatta or its surrounding Gold Coast suburbs.
For a full list of accommodation houses on the Gold Coast click here.