Sleeping in Airports

Sunshine Coast Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Sunshine Coast Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Sunshine Coast Airport.

What to Expect

  • Sunshine Coast Airport consists of a single terminal servicing domestic and international flights.
  • Free WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have used this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

There are no lounges at Sunshine Coast Airport.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Sunshine Coast Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Pacific Paradise Motel – (5 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Ramada Hotel and Conference Centre Marcoola Beach – (5 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Sunshine Coast Airport Motel – (5 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Sunshine Coast Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available in Sunshine Coast Airport. In addition, internet kiosks are available for use in the Departures Lounge at the rate of AUD $2 per 10 minutes.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: next to the News Travels store in the Departures Lounge • near the baggage carousels in Arrivals.

Baby Care Facilities – Baby change stations, diaper disposals, restrooms, microwaves, and comfortable seating for nursing are available in the Parents’ Rooms located at the both ends of the airport terminal.

Baggage Trolleys – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts are available free of charge.

Duty Free & Shopping – A limited variety of retail shops is available.

Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. At the time of this update, we are unable to confirm the availability of 24 hour dining. Food options include: Grinders Café • Sumo Salad • The Glasshouse Bar • Velluto Café.

Information Desk – It is not known if a dedicated Information Desk is available; however, a Visitor Information Desk can be found in Arrivals that could be of assistance.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at g[email protected]

Observation Area – Relax and watch planes taking off and landing from the vantage point of the airport’s observation area. Location: unknown, but it is also accessible to the public.

Passenger Assistance – For assistance in the airport, contact a Sunshine Coast Airport service assistant using one of the white service phones in Departures or Arrivals, or the call button on the parking machines and ticket dispensers.

Post Office – A mailbox is available outside of the entry door of the departures building.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open from 4:15AM until one hour after last flight, Monday through Friday. Open later at 5:15AM on Saturday and Sunday. Overnight stays are not permitted at this airport.

Airlines

As of March 2018, Sunshine Coast airport is served by the following airlines: Jetstar • Virgin Australia • Qantas • Air New Zealand • Alliance Airlines.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Bus

Some Translink public buses stop at the airport enroute. The bus stop is located to the right of the Arrivals Hall.

Car Rentals

These car rental agencies offer service onsite in the Arrivals Hall: Avis • Budget • Europcar • Hertz • Redspot • Thrifty.

Shared-Ride Shuttles

Henry’s Airporter offers service to and from Noosa and the northern Sunshine Coast, while Con-X-ion travels to and from the southern regions.

Taxis

Metered taxis are readily available for hire at the taxi rank in front of the Arrivals Hall.

Last updated: 2018-10-23

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.