Getting To and Around Brisbane
From the airport
ICRA2018 Discount AirTrain Travel
ICRA2018 delegates can utilise the AirTran from the Brisbane International Airport or Domestic Airport Terminals directly to the CBD and Conference Venue. Download your AirTrain discount voucher here.
With Airtrain’s fast and reliable service, delegates can reach Brisbane City in just 20 minutes. The express service runs every 15 minutes from the international and domestic terminals during peak hours stopping at five inner-city stations. Tickets can be purchased online, at the Brisbane Airport customer service counter (domestic terminal) and at Airtrain, city and suburban train stations. For further information visit the Airtrain website.
Con-X-ion Airport Transfers
Operating seven days a week, Con-X-ion Airport Transfers offers airport travellers a door-to-door bus shuttle service from the airport covering all major city-based accommodation. Con-X-ion services both the international and domestic terminals to meet all flights. Services should be pre-booked. Tickets can be purchased online or through the customer service counters located onsite at the international and domestic terminals. For further information visit the Con-X-ion website.
Brisbane Airport offers a complimentary Airport Transfer Bus that can transfer delegates between the Domestic and International Terminals.
Various vehicle rental companies, chauffeured cars and charter services operate in and around Brisbane. Click here to search for a Brisbane transport operator.
Getting around Brisbane
Go Event Travel Card
For ease of travelling around Brisbane, delegates have the opportunity to pre purchase a Go Event Travel Card for unlimited zone travel throughout Brisbane during the Conference.
- It’s valid across all TransLink zones in South East Queensland including Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast regions.
- Travel days can be used non-consecutively
- Unlimited travel
- No cash required, easy card touch on/off to electronic card reader
- Bus services from Coolangatta Airport on the Gold Coast are included.
- dedicated 24/7 call centre, user guide, comprehensive website and an extensive bus, train*, ferry and tram network
How does it work?
- Simply touch your card to a card reader at the start and end of their journey
- Travel as often as you like on buses, trains, trams and ferries
- There’s no need to worry about calculating fares or loading money onto the card
You can purchase your Go Access Travel Card through the online registration form. Your Go Access Travel card will be available for collection along with your name tag on site at ICRA2018.
Want to know the easiest way to get around town? Pick up a TRANSLink Go Card and travel seamlessly on all TRANSLink bus, ferry and rail services across South-East Queensland. The perfect travel companion, go cards are available from Queensland Rail stations, online, over the phone or selected retailers. Top up the card balance like a prepaid mobile phone whenever it suits. gocard.translink.com.au 13 12 30
Explore Brisbane’s neighbourhoods through a comprehensive bus service that runs throughout the city, connecting the outer and inner suburbs to the CBD, major shopping centres, entertainment and dining precincts, railway stations and ferry terminals. Take advantage of special NightLink bus services running after midnight on Fridays and Saturdays for late-night travellers. Or get around the inner city with the free City Loop and Spring Hill Loop. Plan your trip now on TRANSLink’s journey planner. jp.translink.com.au 13 12 30
Brisbane’s speedy network of electric trains has the Greater Brisbane region covered and provides direct access to the city, quirky neighbourhood precincts and outer suburbs. The Airtrain service is completely integrated into the Queensland Rail suburban network, with regular trains running from Brisbane Airport directly to Brisbane City and the Gold Coast. Travel on a single ticket from any station in South-East Queensland to Brisbane Airport. translink.com.au 13 12 30
Hail a bus for free in the inner city. The CityLoop and Spring Hill Loop bus services circle the city every 10 minutes and stop at destinations in the CBD and Spring Hill precincts between 7am – 6pm weekdays. Glide between Brisbane’s inner-city precincts by hopping on the free CityHopper ferry service, which travels along the river from North Quay to Sydney St, New Farm. translink.com.au 13 12 30
Let the river be your guide. Brisbane’s ferries, affectionately known as CityCats, are one of the most enjoyable ways to explore Brisbane. Glide along the river with CityCat and CityFerry services, perfect for sight-seeing and accessing key city spots. Tickets can be bought on board the services, at most newsagents and selected retail outlets, or make use of a Go Card. Hop on board the free CityHopper ferry service to get around inner-city precincts for free. translink.com.au 13 12 30
Take a taxi and be there in a flash. Taxi ranks are available at the Brisbane international and domestic airports, as well as throughout The City and inner-city precincts. Jump in a taxi to be assured of a quick and efficient way of getting around. A standard taxi will cater for four passengers or less. For wheel-chair access or to transport five to 10 passengers, it’s best to order a Multi Passenger taxi. Black & White Cabs 133 222 | Yellow Taxi 13 19 24
Make the most of Brisbane’s wonderful outdoor climate by biking around town. There are extensive bicycle paths running throughout the city and peddle-power offers a healthy and inexpensive way of getting around. Hire a Brisbane City Council CityCycle bike at key inner city destinations and set off to explore.. Join up with the CityCycle program today! citycycle.com.au 1300 229 253