Location & Transport
Here’s our how-to-guide on how to get into Brisbane City with ease.
The City can be accessed via Central and Roma Street train stations via hundreds of services per day. For more information visit: www.translink.com.au
With countless bus routes to the Roma Street Transit Centre and the Inner Northern Busway, it makes sense to catch a bus straight into The City. For more information visit: www.translink.com.au
Once you’ve reached The City make use of the ‘CityLoop’, a free and convenient bus service travelling in both directions around The City area. Operates Monday - Friday 7am - 5.50pm and runs every 10mins from any red bus stop. For more information visit: www.translink.com.au
Late night train and bus services are available from The City and Fortitude Valley on Friday and Saturday nights via Nightlink. For more information visit: www.translink.com.au
Why not catch a CityCat to the Queen Street Mall and Brisbane City? Not only are they a Brisbane icon but they are a great mode of transport. These high speed catamarans can whisk you from one end of the Brisbane River to the other in one roundtrip. For more information visit: www.translink.com.au
The City is easily accessible by foot. From South Bank via the Victoria, William Jolly and Goodwill Bridges, and from the north side area via the floating RiverWalk. So why not put on your walking shoes and take a leisurely stroll into The City? For more information visit: www.brisbane.qld.gov.au and www.visitsouthbank.com.au
There are over 500km of bike paths throughout Brisbane which makes it so easy to get into The City. There are numerous bicycle racks available throughout The City, allowing for easy storage and security of bicycles. The King George Square Busway on Adelaide Street offers a large storage facility for bicycles.
For more information visit: www.brisbane.qld.gov.au
Why not hire a bicycle through Brisbane City Council’s new CityCycle. Offering 150 stations across Brisbane’s city centre, stretching from Newstead to West End and Toowong, CityCycle operates between 5am and 10pm seven days a week. It is an easy, reliable and convenient transport option. Simply purchase a CityCycle subscription and then you can hire and return a bike at any CityCycle station within the network. For more information visit: www.citycycle.com.au
Valet Cycle Hire & Tours is based at the City Botanic Gardens and provides bicycles for hire.
For more information visit: www.citycycle.com.au
The City is easily accessible by car, motorbike or scooter with a number of options for street and car parking.
Street parking is available on almost every street in the Brisbane Central Traffic Area. You can park for a maximum of two hours on unsigned streets unless there are parking meters or signs showing otherwise. The two hour limit applies Monday to Friday 7am to 6pm and Saturday 7am to 12pm – all other times parking is free. For more information visit: www.brisbane.qld.gov.au
There are thousands of car spaces located within The City. Visit the following websites to find out more:
Secure taxi (cab) ranks are located at the following locations in The City:
- Conrad Treasury Casino taxi rank (corner of George and Queen Streets)
- Albert Street taxi rank (Corner Albert and Elizabeth Streets)
- Edward Street taxi rank (Edward Street approaching Elizabeth Street)
- Eagle Street taxi rank (outside Friday's Nightclub)
There are three taxi ranks dedicated to ‘NightLink FlatFare Taxi Services’ - for those happy to share a taxi with others travelling in the same general direction. The marshal at the taxi rank arranges the trip
- Elizabeth Street taxi rank (outside Irish Murphy's Pub)
- Eagle Street taxi rank (outside the Pig 'n' Whistle Pub)
- Queen Street taxi rank (corner Queen & Edward - outside MacArthur Central)