Catching public transport on the Sunshine Coast (PDF, 775KB) is easier than you think.

It doesn't matter if you're heading to Maroochydore or Maleny, we can get you there on public transport.

Use our Sunshine Coast public transport guide (PDF, 6MB) to find your way around or keep the information at your fingertips by downloading the MyTransLink app. It shows when your bus will arrive in real-time, lets you save your favourite stops and routes, and allows you to plan your journey.

Key destinations

Sunshine Coast Airport

Route 622 departs the Sunshine Coast Airport every hour and travels to Noosa Junction and Maroochydore.

At Maroochydore bus station you can connect to other urban routes, including route 600, a high frequency service travelling along the coast between Maroochydore and Caloundra.

Brisbane

Plan your journey down to Brisbane with regular departures from Nambour and Landsborough stations, and up to 2 trains a day from Gympie North.

Sunshine Coast Hinterland

Glasshouse Country Coaches run services to the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. For routes and timetables, visit the qconnect website.

Tickets and fares

Whether you're a local or tourist, student or senior, we have a ticket type just for you.

Save 30% with a go card

go cards are an electronic ticket that allow you to travel on all TransLink buses, trains, trams and ferries across South East Queensland.

go cards are 30% cheaper than buying a paper ticket and if you travel off-peak, you'll save another 20%!

Using a go card couldn't be easier. Simply top up your go card online or at a retailer and remember to touch on at the start of your journey and touch off at the end - easy!

Tourist go cards

TransLink offers two special tourist cards:

  • go Explore allows unlimited travel on Sunshine Coast buses for just $10 a day for adults and $5 for kids!
  • go Seeq allows unlimited travel on all South East Queensland public transport, including 2 AirTrain journeys

Buy or return go cards

go cards can be purchased or topped up at many retailers across South East Queensland, as well as at major bus interchanges and train stations.

You can even have a go card mailed direct to your home by purchasing online or by calling 13 12 30.

If you're just visiting the Sunshine Coast, you can return your go card to selected retailers or Queensland Rail ticket offices at the end of your stay to receive a full refund.

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