Getting to Noosa

Located on the beautiful Sunshine Coast, travelling to Noosa from anywhere in Australia is easy. Once you’re here there are many ways to get around. See Noosa from the water, on two wheels or four, or climb on a local bus and let someone else do the driving. If you’re feeling more adventurous you can even charter an aircraft or helicopter - see our Play page for great ideas and contact information.


Flights from most Australian capital cities arrive at and depart from Sunshine Coast Airport at Maroochydore, about 30 minutes’ drive south of Noosa. Virgin Blue, Jetstar and Tiger Airways all fly into Sunshine Coast Airport. Taxis, transfer buses, private limousines and car hire are available for transfers to Noosa from the airport.

Brisbane Airport is Queensland’s domestic and international gateway, with over 200 flights departing and arriving daily. There are a number of bus transfer services between Brisbane Airport and Noosa.

To find out more or to book a transfer to or from Noosa, please call our Visitor Information Centres on 1 3000 NOOSA, see our Hire and Transport page or ask your accommodation provider. Details for the information centres may be found by clicking on ‘contact’.


Noosa is an easy 1½ hour drive north of Brisbane along the Bruce Highway. Take the turn-off at Eumundi and follow the signs along Eumundi-Noosa Road. If you’re arriving from the north, Noosa is about 45 minutes south of Gympie. Turn off the Bruce Highway at Cooroy then follow the signs along Cooroy-Noosa Road.

Greyhound Australia operates an extensive bus network around Australia, with Noosa a popular stop for many travellers. For details on schedules and rates visit


Trains from Brisbane stop at Nambour and Cooroy, where Sunbus collects passengers heading to Noosa. For rail and bus timetables visit

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High flyers in Noosa

High flyers in Noosa

You never know who's going to "drop in" on you in Noosa - Adventure Sports Kite Surf Australia recently hosted keen kite surfers Sir Richard Branson and his former Virgin Australia CEO Brett Godfrey on an adventure along Noosa's eastern beaches.

A marvellous day on Fraser Island

A marvellous day on Fraser Island

By international visitor Isa Grube

I recently had the opportunity to join The Discovery Group for an outstanding day-trip to the world-renowned Fraser Island and would like to share this memorable experience with other visitors to Noosa and the Sunshine Coast.

Hot music and cool vibes at Noosa Jazz Festival

Hot music and cool vibes at Noosa Jazz Festival

Sue Mikkelsen

The first weekend in spring means 2 things in Noosa – Father’s Day and the Noosa Jazz Festival. If your dad loves music, you’re sorted! A ticket to the Noosa Jazz Festival for Father’s Day will cover it all!

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