Brisbane Airport offers a range of affordable rental car options to give you access to Queensland’s Great South East and beyond to destinations as far north as Townsville and Cairns.
You will find all the major car hire companies at Brisbane Airport offering cheap rates including Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and Thrifty. Both the Domestic and International Terminals have convenient locations to pick up your keys and your hire car.
Book the right rental car for you:
Car hire desks at Brisbane Airport
You’ll find the car rental desks for Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Enterprise Holdings and Thrifty located:
On Level 1, near baggage claim at both the Virgin and Qantas ends of the Domestic Terminal.
On Level 2, behind Spoon Cafe.
Off airport car rental options
Whilst some car hire providers don’t operate directly from Brisbane Airport, they will often provide convenient transfer options to and from the airport.
Check your car rental booking confirmation for more information on pick up arrangements and collecting your hire vehicle.
Offsite rental car companies pick up from:
Adjacent to the P1 Car Park. Access the pick up area via the Skywalk, then take the lift at the end of the walkway down to Level 1.
From Level 2 at the northern end of the International Terminal, follow signs down the ramp to the pick up area.
Here are suggestions on nearby destinations to visit and explore from Brisbane Airport in your rental car:
- Mount Tamborine, 82 kilometres from the airport
- Ballina, 204 kilometres from the airport
- Scenic Rim, 150 kilometres from the airport
- Stanthorpe, 230 kilometres from the airport
- Bribie Island, 80 kilometres from the airport
Find full road trip itineraries and more suggestions in our guide to the best scenic drives from Brisbane Airport in a rental car.