The cheapest times to fly from OOL to FLL are

  • February 19th to April 1st (except the weeks of March 5th and March 12th)
  • April 16th to June 24th (except the week of May 21st)
  • July 23rd to August 5th
  • October 22nd to November 25th (except the week of October 29th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from OOL to FLL is early August. Prices can be as high as $2659 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $943 for Friday flights around early August.


When to Fly to Fort Lauderdale

Flying from Gold Coast (OOL) to Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) will usually cost between $976 to $2184 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early August with an average ticket price of $1032. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2252. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1220 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1306 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OOL to FLL flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the OOL to FLL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

OOL to FLL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OOL to FLL flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Gold Coast. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FLL, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into OOL. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $169 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1280. Return trip prices are from the FLL to OOL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from OOL to FLL can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 28 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking OOL to FLL

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from OOL to FLL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (OOL > LAX > FLL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1201
  • Average savings: $106 (8.08%)

See OOL to SAN flights

Hack #2: San Diego, CA (OOL > SAN > FLL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1287
  • Average savings: $19 (1.45%)

See OOL to LAX flights

Hack #3: Sydney (OOL > SYD > FLL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1294
  • Average savings: $13 (0.96%)

See OOL to SYD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from OOL to FLL? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Alaska, Delta, Etihad, JAL, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Gold Coast Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9159 miles or 14740 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from OOL to FLL?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OOL to FLL flight is about 17 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Gold Coast and Fort Lauderdale, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from OOL to FLL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code OOL
Origination airport name Gold Coast Airport
City Gold Coast
Country Australia
Latitude -28.2
Longitude 153.5

Return Airport

Destination code FLL
Destination airport name Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
City Fort Lauderdale, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 26.1
Longitude -80.1


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