Location

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

AIRTRAIN

Airtrain is the fast and economical way to travel between Brisbane Airport, Brisbane City and any South East Queensland suburban station. Around 23 minutes on the train and you’ll travel directly from Brisbane Airport to the heart of Brisbane’s CBD.

Your City ticket is valid for travel to and from all stations between the Airport and South Brisbane including: Bowen Hills, Fortitude Valley, Central Station and Roma Street Station.

Airtrain is your fast and reliable airport transfer option. Fully integrated into the TransLink network, catching Airtrain means you can easily access other Brisbane trains to or from the suburbs.

Pre-purchase your tickets and save!

Valid travel dates are 13 October to 18 October with tickets $15.30 one way and $25 return.

There are two ways to book your travel:
1. Print out the PDF Letter and use this to redeem a paper Airtrain ticket at either the Domestic or International Terminal stations
2. Book online at www.airtrain.com.au by using the promo code CASANZ17

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

 

ICE Australia - Conference Secretariat

Conference Secretariat

International Conferences & Events

183 Albion Street,
Surry Hills NSW 2010    [map]
t: +61 2 9368 1200  |  f: +61 2 9368 1500
e: info@casanz2017.com
w: www.casanz2017.com