1.Public Busses

Bus is the main form of public transport to get around the the Gold Coast.

Please check bus timetables to ensure you know when your bus leaves. Click here to visit Translink or phone 131 230.

2.Light Trail

The carnival is positioned a 10 minute walk away from the Broadbeach North G:Link station. The G: Link station is located in front of the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. The G:Link connects with rail services from Brisbane, making geting to Broadbeach easy!

Further details are available on the G:Link website.

3.Ride Share 

Whether you’re headed to Main Beach, Burleigh Heads, or to Gold Coast Airport, the Uber app connects you with a reliable ride in minutes. One tap and a car comes directly to you. Your driver knows exactly where to go. And payment is completely cashless. Order an Uber via the app, signup here.


Book your Gold Coast Cab on 131 008 or book online


Cycling to the carnival is a fantastic alternative – the wind in your hair, the sunshine on your face, reducing the number of cars on the road, getting active, beautiful scenery and a chance to say g’day to fellow riders as you pass.


As the carnival site is right in front of Broadbeach Surf Life Saving Club, there will be many of you living or staying within a short distance from the action. There is no better opportunity to take a stroll to the carnival each day! Broadbeach is a beautiful location with one of the most scenic coastal walks you’ll find. 

Car Parking

The Gold Coast City Council monitors parking in and around Broadbeach to increase vehicle turnover and accessibility within the centre to ensure customers, residents and visitors find it easier to park.

The Council offer both on-street and off-street parking.

Click here to find out more.