Brisbane airport: Brisbane Airport (BNE)

Brisbane Airport

Brisbane International Airport is one of Australia´s biggest airports (after Sydney and Melbourne). The airport is situated close to Brisbane (Queensland) and was opened in 1928. The airport is renowned for its friendly staff. The two passenger terminals are 2 kilometers apart and are connected by an air train, bus or taxi. One terminal handles the international flights and the other terminal the domestic flights.

Airport codes

IATA airport code: BNE
ICAO airport code: YBBN


Local transport


The Airtrain stops in front of both terminals. The train takes 22 minutes to get to downtown Brisbane. The train makes several other stops.

Car and bus

The airport lies on the Gateway Motorway, approximately 13 kilometers east of downtown Brisbane. From the airport it is very easy to get to Brisbane.

Coachtrans Australia (tel. +61(0)7 3358 9700) is the only bus service from the airport to downtown Brisbane. The busses take you to your destination in Brisbane, on the Gold Coast, or to the Cruise Terminal. At the Coachtrans Australia desk you will be able to get more information.

Car rental Brisbane Airport

You can find car rental agencies in both terminals (Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty and Redspot). You can also make a reservation in advance with EasyTerra, this website compares several agencies and their rates simultaneously.


Taxicabs are available in front of both terminals. You can reserve a taxi with Black and white Cabs (tel. +61 (0)133 222) or Yellow Cab (tel. +61 (0)131 924).

Parking at the airport

For picking up and dropping of passengers there are the following services: ParckQuick: 15 minutes of parking for AUD 2.00, ParkShort: 4 hours of parking for AUD 22 and ParkLong for more than 4 hours of parking. 7 days of parking costs AUD 100. For long term parking there is a special fast-service available called "Parkvalet". There are especially reserved parking spaces for disabled people.




Hotel Novotel Brisbane Airport (tel. +61 (0)7 31 753 100) is located on the airport. For more hotels and on-line reservations please visit This website offers many hotels at competitive internet rates.

Shopping and dining

A free bus takes passengers from both terminals to the large shopping area at the airport: Airport Village shopping. Both terminals have (duty-free) shops, restaurants, bars and fast-food options.


Luggage depots are available inside the international terminal (tel. +39(0)2 5858 0298). Rate: AUD 4.00 to AUD 8.00 per suitcase, depending on its size and storage period. In addition to this, the shopping area has several lockers available (Airport Village Shopping).

For lost and found items, please contact tel. +61(0) 7 3406 3190. The information desk is located on the second level of the international terminal.


Both terminals have information desks where you can get information about the airport and timetables. For tourist information and bookings and reservations please visit the visitor´s information desk (Level 2) (tel. +61(0)7 3406 3190).


On the international terminal´s third floor there are several meeting rooms available, which can be reserved by phone tel. +61 (0)7 3406 3066 or fax. +61 (0)7 3406 3070. On the 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors you can find several internet facilities.

Access for disabled people

The airport has wheelchair ramps and adapted elevators and toilets.

Other services

Both terminals have banks, exchange offices and ATMs. The prayer facility can be found on the international terminal´s 4th floor.




Brisbane International Airport
11 The Circuit
Queensland 4007

Telephone, fax, email

Telephone: +61 (0)7 3406 3000
Fax: +61 (0) 7 3406 3111

Airport codes

IATA airport code: BNE
ICAO airport code: YBBN