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Getting to Bond University

Bond University is located on the Gold Coast, Australia's sixth largest city situated on the country's beautiful east coast close to the Queensland/New South Wales state border.

If travelling from overseas, you can fly into either the Gold Coast or Brisbane International Airports.

 

  • The Gold Coast airport is 20 minutes by car to either Bond University or Broadbeach. Regular buses leave outside the airport to Broadbeach South combined tram and bus station. The 750 or 753 bus leaves approximately every 15 minutes from Broadbeach South to Robina via Bond University.
  • The Brisbane airport is about an hour to the Gold Coast. For connections to Broadbeach, you can alight at Helensvale (for a tram connection) or Nerang or Robina (for bus connections).

Please note the airport transfer services listed below. You might also like to check with your hotel whether they offer a shuttle service.

If you intend to travel by car, please note that Bond University offers free on-campus parking for visitors.

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Getting around the Gold Coast: trains, trams, buses, taxis and Uber

The Gold Coast's public transport network comprises buses, trains and trams. (The tram is known as G:Link, or Gold Coast Light Rail: it is a single 20-kilometer line of nineteen stations from Helensvale Station in the north to Broadbeach South in the south.)

Alternatively, you might like to book a taxi or Uber to get to and from the conference venue from your accommodation.

To use public transport, you will need a 'Go Card'. You need to press your card on the Go Card reader when you both enter and exit the bus, train or tram. You can also use the Go Card on trains, buses and ferries in nearby Brisbane.

How to use your go card

An animated guide on how to use your TransLink (SEQ) go card - TransLinkQLD

Airport transfers

The following companies provide private, coach and limousine transfer services to and from the airport.

Aries Queensland

BCT Transfers

Con-X-ion

Corporate Limousines

Visit Brisbane

Brisbane is about an hour from the Gold Coast by train. From Bond University, take the 750 bus to Robina station; from Broadbeach, take either the tram to Helensvale Station or the numerous buses bound for Nerang, Robina or Varsity Lakes stations.

Find out more about Brisbane