Getting around Brisbane

Brisbane is a compact, connected city, ideal for walking and getting around via the many scenic river and bridge walks. The city’s efficient transport network makes it easy for visitors to find their way about the city.

The Centre’s central city location is convenient for visitors with easy and direct access to an efficient citywide transport network of buses, trains, taxis and the river’s high-speed regular catamaran service. The city to airport Air Train operates from the South Brisbane train station, adjacent to the Convention Centre.

The City’s international and domestic airports are only a 20 minute taxi ride from the city centre and the Convention Centre.

Airtrain – Catch the Airtrain from South Brisbane station to Brisbane’s international and domestic airports. Tickets are available for this service from the Client and Visitors Services Centre located in the Main Foyer.

Bus Services – South Bank is serviced by two bus stations: The Cultural Centre Station on Melbourne Street and the South Bank Busway Station cnr of Colchester and Tribune Streets, South Bank.

CityCats – A popular and speedy way to travel the river. CityCats operate everyday and stop at the South Bank River Terminal on the Clem Jones Promenade. The inner-city ferry travels between the CBD, North Quay and Kangaroo Point, stopping at South Bank Terminal 1 and 2 on the Clem Jones Promenade.

Taxi – Taxi ranks are located outside the main entrance to the Convention Centre on Merivale Street, at Mantra South Bank on Grey Street. There is a taxi drop off located at the Convention Centre Grey Street entrance.

Trains – South Brisbane Railway Station adjacent to the Convention Centre on Grey Street.

For information about public transport visit translink.com.au for more information on go card, transfer rules and alternative services or call 13 12 30 anytime.


 

QUICK FACTS

  • Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre is an easy 10 minute walk from the CBD
  • Airport to Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre is a 22 minute ride by Airtrain
  • CityCat river ferries operate daily and have a total of 17 embarkation points

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