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Parking & Transport

There are many different ways to get to/from and around Brisbane Airport.


To & From the Airport

Passenger pick-up at Brisbane Airport Domestic Terminal

Access from the Gateway Motorway

Access from the City or West

Access to Skygate



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 $3.40 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


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.


T-Bus: Inter-Terminal and Skygate Bus

Brisbane Airport offers an inter-terminal bus (TBus).


The orange TBus can transfer you between the Domestic and International Terminals for $5 per person one-way.  Kids under four years of age travel for free.


You can also catch the TBus from either terminal to/from the Skygate shopping precinct, formerly known as Airport Village, for free.  At Skygate you'll find a range of stores including a supermarket, chemist, hairdresser, bakery, beauty salon, cafes, bars, restaurants and over 120 discount factory outlets.


Approximate transfer times are as follows:

Skygate to International Terminal: 7mins

International Terminal to Domestic Terminal: 10mins

Domestic Terminal to International Termina: 10mins


Click here for the TBus Schedule


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


Airtrain logoAirtrain offers convenient services between the Airport, Brisbane City and the Gold Coast, as well as transfers between the Domestic and International Terminals.


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.


Other rates apply for Airtrain services to other destinations. Kids aged 5-14 travel free between the Airport and City stations when accompanied by a paying adult (Terms and Conditions apply - see Airtrain website).


For the full Airtrain schedule and fare details please see


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

Please See the attached Brochure for updated cycle routes.

Cycle Routes

Accessibility Options

The public set down road includes six accessible spaces located under the Skywalk that have been clearly sign-posted and marked with the international symbol for access. These spaces remain in this location post September 2012 and allow drivers and passengers with disabilities to park for up to 30 minutes, i.e the bays may be used for both pick-up and set-down. Valid Australian Disability Parking Permits and valid Queensland Disability Parking Permits must be displayed on the vehicle at all times. If you do not have the required permit then call (07) 3406 3261 between 8am and 3pm Monday to Friday to discuss arrangements.


In all cases drivers of vehicles that do not display a valid Australian Disability Parking Permit or a valid Queensland Disability Parking Permit must identify themselves to the parking control officer who has the discretionary capability to allow people with disabilities but who are not passengers in a vehicle displaying a valid Permit to utilise these spaces. If the correct permit is not displayed then fines may apply.


From September 2012 the designated public pick-up area will be located adjacent to the Long Term Car Park building and will be accessed via Dryandra Road. This facility will offer 30 minutes of free parking after which parking rates apply. Accessible parking bays are provided within this facility which will be accessed by an accessible path of travel utilising the elevated Skywalk and the lifts provided.


Two special use accessible parking spaces are also available on the taxi drop-off road. These spaces are closer to the terminal but are only available with prior approval. If you require the use of one of these special use bays then please call (07) 3406 3261 between 8am to 3pm Monday to Friday and at least 24 business hours in advance to discuss arrangements. If prior arrangements are not made then fines may apply. Seating areas for waiting and resting are provided next to set-down areas offering some protection from sun, rain and prevailing winds.

Pick-Up Waiting Area at the Domestic Terminal

Drivers are allowed to pick-up arriving passengers on the Departures/ Pick-up Road in front of the terminal.  Passengers must be ready for an immediate pick up or drop off.


To avoid congestion on the Departures/Pick-Up Road there is a Pick-Up Waiting Area located beside the long-term car park that is a dedicated ‘waiting area’ for drivers whose passengers are not yet ready to be collected.  The first 30 minutes are free in the Pick-Up Waiting Area, which can be accessed from Dryandra Road.


For more information and a detailed map please see


Drivers dropping off and picking-up passengers with mobility limitations can continue to use the current drop off and pick up road.


There are a number of ‘accessible’ parking bays on this road which allow drivers to park for up to 30 minutes and assist passengers with disabilities to and from the terminal.


Passengers with disabilities who use mobility aids or wheelchairs should use the lifts up to the Skywalk rather than the travelators.

Parking Signage Map