Map & Transportation

Brisbane Airport:

Brisbane Airport is the primary international airport serving Brisbane and South East Queensland. It is the third busiest Australian airport by aircraft movements. Located just about 15km from the CBD, with regular shuttle transfer services, both Domestic and International terminals offer comfort and ease of travel when passing through.

For information, please visit Brisbane Airport

Transport to and from the airport:

There are many transport options for getting to and from Brisbane Airport to suit your needs and budget. For more information please visit :


Both International and Domestic Terminals have official taxi ranks conveniently located outside the terminals. Simply follow the ‘taxi’ signage.

International Terminal: The car rental customer service desks are located on Level 2.

Domestic Terminal: The car rental customer service desks are located on Level 1.

For more information please contact:

Black & White Cabs


Yellow Cab

Phone: 131924

A Brisbane Airport access fee of $3.70 applies to all pick-ups originating from an airport taxi rank. The access fee is paid by the passenger to the taxi driver and, as with all charges, may only be applied after the passenger has entered the taxi and the meter is started.

Train (Airport Transfer)

Airtrain is the fastest, easiest and most cost-effective way to Brisbane city, the Gold Coast and suburbs from Brisbane Airport. Travelling to Brisbane City is just 20 minutes and kids travel free (when accompanied by an adult)*

Airtrain is stress-free with the ability to travel with your go card, buy a ticket at the station or prebook online at

Book online and save up to 15% with our Early Bird Saver ticket*

Airtrain provides additional services including Airtrain Connect, a premium Train & Transfer service providing direct and seamless transfers for customers travelling between Brisbane Airport and your Gold Coast accommodation. This includes a train to the Gold Coast and a chauffeur to your accommodation.

Airtrain departs every 15 minutes during peak hours and runs between the following times:

  • Weekdays: 5.04am - 10:04pm
  • Weekends: 6:04am - 10:04pm

Airtrain also offers transfers between the Domestic and International Terminals for $5 per person.

For the full Airtrain schedule and fare details please see

Getting around Brisbane


Want to know the easiest way to get around town? Pick up a TRANSLink Go Card and travel seamlessly on all TRANSLink bus, ferry and rail services across South-East Queensland. The perfect travel companion, go cards are available from Queensland Rail stations, online, over the phone or selected retailers. Top up the card balance like a prepaid mobile phone whenever it suits. I 13 12 30


Explore Brisbane’s neighbourhoods through a comprehensive bus service that runs throughout the city, connecting the outer and inner suburbs to the CBD, major shopping centres, entertainment and dining precincts, railway stations and ferry terminals. Take advantage of special NightLink bus services running after midnight on Fridays and Saturdays for late-night travellers. Or get around the inner city with the free City Loop and Spring Hill Loop. Plan your trip now on TRANSLink’s journey planner. I 13 12 30


Brisbane’s speedy network of electric trains has the Greater Brisbane region covered and provides direct access to the city, quirky neighbourhood precincts and outer suburbs. The Airtrain service is completely integrated into the Queensland Rail suburban network, with regular trains running from Brisbane Airport directly to Brisbane City and the Gold Coast. Travel on a single ticket from any station in South-East Queensland to Brisbane Airport. I 13 12 30


Hail a bus for free in the inner city. The CityLoop and Spring Hill Loop bus services circle the city every 10 minutes and stop at destinations in the CBD and Spring Hill precincts between 7am - 6pm weekdays. Glide between Brisbane’s inner-city precincts by hopping on the free CityHopper ferry service, which travels along the river from North Quay to Sydney St, New Farm. I 13 12 30


Let the river be your guide. Brisbane’s ferries, affectionately known as CityCats, are one of the most enjoyable ways to explore Brisbane. Glide along the river with CityCat and CityFerry services, perfect for sight-seeing and accessing key city spots. Tickets can be bought on board the services, at most newsagents and selected retail outlets, or make use of a Go Card. Hop on board the free CityHopper ferry service to get around inner-city precincts for free. I 13 12 30


Take a taxi and be there in a flash. Taxi ranks are available at the Brisbane international and domestic airports, as well as throughout The City and inner-city precincts. Jump in a taxi to be assured of a quick and efficient way of getting around. A standard taxi will cater for four passengers or less. For wheel-chair access or to transport five to 10 passengers, it’s best to order a Multi Passenger taxi.

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Make the most of Brisbane’s wonderful outdoor climate by biking around town. There are extensive bicycle paths running throughout the city and peddle-power offers a healthy and inexpensive way of getting around. Hire a Brisbane City Council CityCycle bike at key inner city destinations and set off to explore.. Join up with the CityCycle program today! I 1300 229 253