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Traffic between Gold Coast and Brisbane Airport

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Traffic between Gold Coast and Brisbane Airport

Just want to know when is the traffic jam between Gold Coast and Brisbane airport. I need specific times both ways. If possible please specify approximately which sections of the roads are jammed?

What about weekends, are the roads jammed too?

Thanks

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1. Re: Traffic between Gold Coast and Brisbane Airport

It is often a car park on the M1 from 6am until 9am heading north, and from 3pm until 7pm heading south. If there has been a car accident, it can also be a car park at any other time.

On weekends it is often slow heading south in the mornings and north in the afternooons.You need to allow plenty of time, and check your smart phone maps app for current traffic conditions.

Cheers.

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2. Re: Traffic between Gold Coast and Brisbane Airport

If you are really concerned you can check for yourself ... here's a link for all the traffic cams in Queensland, for the M1 you can look at Rochedale or Murarrie ...

https://qldtraffic.qld.gov.au/cameras.html

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3. Re: Traffic between Gold Coast and Brisbane Airport

A friend drove from Ballina to Brisbane Airport this morning and it took them nearly 4 hours - a trip that would normally take 2 hours. They ran straight into peak hour traffic and there were no incidents but the trip still took nearly double the normal amount of time. Either do the drive out of peak periods, or wait until the weekend.

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