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To & From Brisbane Airport

There are many different ways to get to/from and around Brisbane Airport which sits roughly 12km from Brisbane's CBD.


To & From the Airport



Taxi ranks are conveniently located at both the International and Domestic Terminals.

At the Domestic Terminal, the taxi rank is located centrally in front of the terminal.


At the International Terminal, the taxi rank is located at the northern end of Arrivals on Level 2.


For more information please contact:


Black and White cabs logoBlack & White Cabs

Phone: 133222



Yellow cab logoYellow Cab

Phone: 131924





 A Brisbane Airport access fee of $3.70 applies to all pick-ups originating from an airport taxi rank. The access fee is paid by the passenger to the taxi driver and, as with all charges, may only be applied after the passenger has entered the taxi and the meter is started. There is no airport charge for set down.

For Conditions of Entry to the taxi facilities at Brisbane Airport, please click here

Ride-booking (Ride-share) Services

Brisbane Airport now has dedicated Ride-Booking (Ride Share) pick-up zones at both the Domestic and International Terminals.


Look for the signs indicating Pre-Booked Express and Ride-Booking outside the terminals.


  • At the Domestic Terminal, the ride booking pick-up zone is located on the central road between the taxi pick up and passenger drop-off on either side of the skywalk.
  • At the International Terminal, the ride booking pick-up zone is located at the southern end of the terminal and can be access by heading outside of the terminal, turning left and taking the ramp to the ground level.


Please note: a Brisbane Airport access fee of $3.50 applies to all pick-ups from the ride-booking zones. This fee will be added to your booking by your ride sharing service. There are no airport charges for passenger set-down.


Information for Ride-share Operators can be found here.





Airtrain is the fastest, easiest and most cost-effective way to Brisbane city, the Gold Coast and suburbs from Brisbane Airport. Travelling to Brisbane City is just 20 minutes and kids travel free (when accompanied by an adult)*


Airtrain is stress-free with the ability to travel with your go card, buy a ticket at the station or prebook online at


Book online and save up to 15% with our Early Bird Saver ticket*


Airtrain provides additional services including Airtrain Connect, a premium Train & Transfer service providing direct and seamless transfers for customers travelling between Brisbane Airport and your Gold Coast accommodation. This includes a train to the Gold Coast and a chauffeur to your accommodation.


Airtrain departs every 15 minutes during peak hours and runs between the following times:


Weekdays: 5.04am - 10:04pm

Weekends: 6:04am - 10:04pm


Airtrain also offers transfers between the Domestic and International Terminals for $5 per person.


For the full Airtrain schedule and fare details please see


*(Terms and Conditions apply - see Airtrain website).


Conxion logoCon-x-ion Airport Transfers meet every flight arriving into Brisbane Airport seven days a week, offering one way or return 'door-to-door' coach services from the Airport to/from Brisbane city, the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast.


Passengers can book transfers at the Con-X-ion customer service counter on Level 2 of the International Terminal and at the Con-X-ion kerbside booth at the Domestic Terminal.


In addition to scheduled services, Con-x-ion also provides private bus charters on request.


Brisbane City and CBD

Con-x-ion Airport Transfers services all major accommodation houses, door-to-door in Brisbane CBD, including Kangaroo Point and the Brisbane Transit Centre.

Phone: +61 7 5556 9888



Gold Coast

Con-x-ion Airport Transfers provides services to the Gold Coast, door-to-door from Sanctuary Cove to Coolangatta, east of the Pacific Highway.

Phone: +61 7 5556 9888



Brisbane Cruise Terminal/Portside Wharf Hamilton

Con-x-ion Airport Transfers operates services every 60 minutes to Brisbane Cruise Terminal.

Phone: +61 7 5556 9888



Sunshine Coast

Con-x-ion Airport Transfers operates up to 16 scheduled door to door services every hour from 5am to 9pm daily.

Phone: +61 7 5556 9888



Services to other destinations may be available, enquire at counters.


Ground Transport Operators (GTO)

Brisbane Airport is pleased to provide access and amenities for all Ground Transport Operators registered with us. Please contact our Transport Services office for details on how to become a registered Brisbane Airport Ground Transport Operator.


Standard fees apply to registered operators according to the schedule:

All fees are inclusive of GST

*does not include driver

For Conditions of Entry to the GTO facilities at Brisbane Airport, please click here


TransLink coordinates and integrates public transport services in South East Queensland and provides a number of bus services to the airport precinct.


Airport Precinct Services

369: Mitchelton Rail Station to Toombul interchange. Transfer to the 590 at Toombul.

590: Upper Mt Gravatt to Boronia Road and Skygate

590 now extends through to Toombul but still picks up at Skygate



SEEQ provides unlimited three- or five-day travel for adults and children across the TransLink network including two journeys on Airtrain services to and from the Brisbane Domestic and International Airport terminals. It also includes over $700 value in offers and discounts to use at more than 80 key tourist attractions, theme parks, accommodation providers and restaurants across the network. For more information on the SEEQ Card visit TransLink SEEQ

Cycle Routes

There is a mix of shared pedestrian and cycle paths across the airport as well as shared roadways where cycling is permitted, expect where otherwise signed. Cyclist are not currently permitted to cycle on Airport Drive.


Bicycle storage facilities are available at the International Terminal on Level 1 and at the Domestic Terminal on Level 1 of the P1 Car Park (just outside the lifts).


If you do cycle to the airport there are also publically accessible shower facilities at both terminals.


The Skygate Centre also has bicycle storage and showers.

Parking Signage Map

The Parking signage plan outlines the no stopping and parking control areas across the airport precinct.  

Parking Signage Plan



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