• Sunshine Coast/Maroochydore: Both Jetstar and Virgin Blue provide daily flights from Sydney and Melbourne into the Sunshine Coast Airport located at Maroochydore. The Sunshine Coast airport is 15 minutes drive from Maroochydore CBD, 20 minutes from Alexandra Headland and Mooloolaba.
  • Brisbane: Brisbane international and domestic airports are an hour’s drive from the Sunshine Coast.

Shuttle Buses

  • Sunshine Coast/Maroochydore Airport:
    • Sun Air – Shuttle Bus Service – Sun-air meets every jet service and provides door to door shuttle transfers to holiday accommodation and private residences south of the Sunshine Coast Airport (Must be Pre-Booked.)
  • Brisbane Airport:
    • Sun Air – Shuttle Bus Service departs Brisbane Airport every hour. Door to door and transit stop service available. General Enquiries: Ph:+61 7 5477 0888. General Enquiries Toll Free within Australia: 1800 804 340
    • Col’s Airshuttle departs Brisbane Airport every 45 minutes. Door to door and transit stop service available. Bookings essential: Ph:+61 7 5450 5933 in Office hours Mon – Fri: 0700 – 2100, Sat & Sun: 0700 – 1700

Bookings recommended for all shuttle services.


Suncoast Cabs: Phone 131 008. Fares from the Sunshine Coast/Maroochydore airport:

  • Maroochydore approximately $24.00
  • Alexandra Headland approximately $34.00
  • Mooloolaba approximately $35.00

Train and Bus

Translink provide train services from Brisbane to the Sunshine Coast to Landsborough station with bus connection to Maroochydore – Route 615 or Nambour station with bus connection to Maroochydore – Route 602. For further information visit:


  • Directions to the University of the Sunshine Coast campus, refer to the campus maps and directions.
  • There are regular bus services to and from the University from most Sunshine Coast suburbs. For further information on Bus Services and Bus timetables for the Sunshine Coast, please refer to
  • If there is sufficient interest, the conference organisers will provide a shuttle bus from Mooloolaba to the University in accordance with the conference program. Please indicate on your registration form your interest in using this service.