Getting around Brisbane

Airport Transfers

Brisbane’s international and domestic airports are approximately 20km/20 minute drive north east of the central business district (CBD). Visitors can reach the central business district by Airtrain, shuttle bus, or taxi.


Airtrain services run frequently from Brisbane Airport to the centre of Brisbane and the express, air-conditioned journey takes only 20 minutes. The airport stations are located directly outside the Domestic and International terminals and connect with 5 stations covering 80% of downtown Brisbane.

The Airtrain rail service links Brisbane domestic and international airport terminals to the Brisbane CBD. The service operates every day between 0500-2200, departing every 30 minutes, and takes approximately 22 minutes. The cost of a one-way adult ticket is approx. AUD $17.50.

Pre-book at or by iPhone or Android app and save up to 15% discount on your fare.

Airport Shuttle Bus

Con-X-ion Airport Transfers provides transport services to all major accommodation houses, door-to-door in the Brisbane CBD. Transfers with Con-X-ion are available from both the iternational and domestic airport terminals. At the International Terminal transfers can be booked at the Visitors Information Counter in the Arrivals Lounge on level 2.

The cost of a one-way adult fare is approx. AUD20.00.

Bookings can be made by calling 1300 266 946 or online at:


A taxi rank is located a the northern end of the arrivals area on level 2 at Brisbane International Terminal. At the Brisbane Domestic Terminal the taxi rank is located centrally in front of the terminal. Fares from the airport to Brisbane CBD range from AUD45 – AUD60.

Transport via taxi is also available through:

Black and White Cabs – 133 222 or by iPhone or Android app

Yellow Cabs – 131 924 or by iPhone or Android app

Further Information About Transport

For more information about getting to and from the airport, please visit the Brisbane Airport Corporation’s website.

Useful Apps

These apps below will provide you with useful information on Brisbane from maps, to restaurants, places of interest and public transport. Available on the App Store.

Smart Maps

Locate nearby restaurants, places of interest and public transport.

Brisbane Offline Maps & Guide

Brisbane offline map and guide will enable you to access a travel guide and map without internet connection.

Go Brisbane

A complete Brisbane Public Transport information.