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.