Caloundra is the southern gateway to the Sunshine Coast, one of Queensland’s leading tourist destinations and occupies a highly favoured location being in the richly productive and progressive south-east corner of Queensland. Caloundra is one of the fastest growing cities in Australia and is easily accessible by road, rail and air from both Brisbane and Sunshine Coast airport.
Being just less than 1 hour north of Brisbane`s airport and 35 minutes south of the local Sunshine Coast airport, means that Caloundra is easily accessible to both the international and domestic traveler. A number of local companies offer airport transfers from both airports incorporating door to door transfers from the Sunshine Coast airport as well as Brisbane. A number of car hire companies are also established at both airports allowing visitors the freedom of their own car during their Sunshine Coast holiday.
Caloundra is approximately 95 kilometres or such under 1 hour`s drive north of Brisbane. It is a comfortable trip up the main Bruce Highway to Caloundra, this dual carriage way is allows for free flowing traffic and is well signposted to help you reach your destination. This is quite a scenic drive with the iconic Glasshouse Mountains easily seen as you travel past pine forests lookouts and State Forests.
Intercity coach services operate between Brisbane and Caloundra. For further details and timetables visit www.translink.com.au
Interstate coaches stop at Nambour Interchange and the local Sunshine Coast Sunbus services regularly connect to Caloundra.
Trains can be caught at a number of stations on the Sunshine Coast, including Nambour, Landsborough or Beerwah. Electric trains travel several times a day to and from Brisbane with the local Sunshine Coast Sunbus services regularly connecting to Mooloolaba. For all timetables and details visit www.translink.com.au