Airport Travel

The internationally renowned Brisbane Airport is located less than 20 minutes’ drive from the heart of Brisbane city.  It is a curfew-free facility that’s serviced by more than 30 airlines – including 29 direct international destinations and 40 domestic destinations.

Participants can quickly and easily access Brisbane city from the airport via the Airtrain, bus, taxi or hire car.

International Travel

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Airtrain is the fast and stress-free way to travel from Brisbane Airport. In 20 minutes you will travel directly to the heart of Brisbane’s CBD in a modern fleet of trains including air-conditioning, free WiFi, restrooms on board and plenty of space for luggage. 

Airtrain are offering a return for free* promotion when you pre-book at The cost of a single train ticket to any of the city stations $19.80 one-way.

*T&Cs apply.

One of Airtrain’s city stations is the South Brisbane station, which is located just 378 metres from the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. For those unfamiliar with Brisbane, you can use our online journey planner to map out your journey to the centre.

Helpful Hints:

  • The Domestic Airtrain station is located outside the Domestic Terminal doors over the Skywalk.
  • The International Airtrain station is on the 3rd floor of the International Terminal Building.
  • The first train service on weekdays from Brisbane Airport departs at 5:04am and the last service of
    the day is at 10.04pm.
  • Weekend timetables differ slightly and are available online. For the full train timetable, please see
  • Alternatively, you can collect a timetable at Airport Stations or speak to one of the friendly
    customer advisors who will be happy to assist.

 Instructions to book:

  • Head to
  • Select the Book Tickets button
  • Select From destination as the Airport Domestic or Airport International
  • Select To destination as Brisbane and choose one of the following stations: South Brisbane Eagle Junction, Wooloowin, Albion, Bowen Hills, Fortitude valley, Central, Roma Street.
  • Select Return button
  • Select the amount of passengers
  • Enter passenger details
  • Select the check boxes and press the Confirm booking button

For Airtrain’s full terms and conditions visit

Getting around Brisbane

Brisbane is a compact, intuitively planned city which makes it simple for delegates to navigate on foot. 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 more information please visit the following page.

Brisbane Greeters

Brisbane Greeters – one of the best ways to get to know Brisbane is through the eyes of a skilled and knowledgeable local. Friendly Brisbane Greeters are proud and passionate volunteers who are keen to share Brisbane’s stories, show you some great sports and introduce you to the vibrant city.

Brisbane Visitor Information & Booking Centre

Brisbane Visitor Information & Booking Centre – whether it’s tour bookings, events and entertainment information, brochures and maps, or general tourist advice you need, the award-winning Brisbane Visitor Information Centre on the Queen Street Mall has it covered.

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