Location

BRISBANE

Brisbane Airport is located less than 20 minutes’ drive from the heart of Brisbane City. Brisbane airport is a curfew-free facility that’s serviced by 33 airlines (including 31 direct international destinations and 44 domestic destinations).

GETTING AROUND BRISBANE

Brisbane is a compact, intuitively planned city which makes is simple to get around on foot. Getting to, from and around Brisbane is made easy with these transport options.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Brisbane’s fully integrated public transport network offers a cost-effective option for road, rail and river travel.

Spanning the South-East Queensland corner, the TransLink system represents one of the largest public transport networks in the world.

For further information, visit the TransLink website

BUS SERVICES

With 400 bus routes and more than 12,600 stops, TransLink’s modern fleet of uses connect all corners of the city and key community sports such as shopping centres, train stations and ferry terminals.

For inner-city travel, Brisbane’s free Loop bus services are a quick and convenient alternative to taxies and pavement pounding. The Brisbane City Loop buses circle the central business district in two directions, running every 10 minutes from any red city bus stop. Operating hours: Monday to Friday 7am – 6pm.
For more information visit the free Loop bus service website

CITYCAT AND FERRY SERVICES

A beloved part of the Brisbane River landscape, Brisbane’s CityCats (high-speed catamarans) and ferry services connects commuters to key destinations along the river including the Eagle Street Pier, New Farm Park, Portside Wharf, South Bank and The University of Queensland. Always quick and easy, the CityCats and ferries are also a great way to see the city sights.

For further information, visit the TransLink website

AIRPORT TRANSFERS

AIRTRAIN

Celebrated as Australia’s first dedicated rail link for airport patrons – the Airtrain provides travellers with a convenient pre and post-flight transfer option.

The 20-minute express service runs every 15 minutes from the international and domestic terminals during peak hours, stopping at five inner-city stations.  Tickets can be purchased online, at the Brisbane Airport customer service counter (domestic terminal) and at Airtrain, city and suburban train stations.

For further information visit the Airtrain website.

TAXIS

Dedicated taxi ranks are centrally located on the front doorstep of Brisbane Airport’s international and domestic terminals.

For further information, visit the Black & White Cabs website.

For further information, visit the Yellow Cab Co website

TIME ZONE

Eastern Standard Time (EST): GMT + 10 hours. Daylight saving is not observed in Queensland.

WEATHER

Brisbane has a subtropical climate with warm or hot weather for most of the year. September – November is one of the best seasons to be in Queensland with warm, sunny days tempered by cool sea breezes. The average daily temperatures are around 15-25°C

 

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