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Travel Information

Both Brisbane domestic and international airports are 30min drive from the Centre.

The AirTrain connects South Brisbane station to Brisbane’s international and domestic airports with stops in the Brisbane CBD and Fortitude Valley.  You are able to arrange pre-booked tickets and  view timetables for this service online at AirTrain Website →

Brisbane’s international and domestic airports are approximately 20km/20 minute drive north east of the central business district (CBD). Visitors can reach the central business district by Airtrain, shuttle bus, or taxi.

Con-X-ion Airport Transfers provides transport services to all major accommodation houses, door-to-door in the Brisbane CBD. Transfers with Con-X-ion are available from both the international and domestic airport terminals. At the International Terminal transfers can be booked at the Visitors Information Counter in the Arrivals Lounge on level 2.

The cost of a one-way adult fare is approx. AUD32.00.

Bookings can be made by calling 1300 266 946 or online at:

A taxi rank is located a the northern end of the arrivals area on level 2 at Brisbane International Terminal. At the Brisbane Domestic Terminal the taxi rank is located centrally in front of the terminal. Fares from the airport to Brisbane CBD range from AUD45 – AUD60.

Transport via taxi is also available through:

Black and White Cabs – 133 222 or by iPhone or Android app
13cabs – 131 924 or by iPhone or Android app

Plan your travel around Brisbane and South East Queensland with TransLink. Visit the TransLink website or download the My TransLink app to plan your journey now.

TransLink is a division of the Department of Transport and Main Roads with statewide responsibility for:

  • buses, trains, ferries and trams across South East Queensland
  • buses in Cairns
  • buses in Mackay
  • buses in Toowoomba
  • regional services
  • demand responsive transit
  • active transport, such as cycling and walking
  • taxi regulation
  • long distance rail, coaches and regional air

All travellers to Australia (except Australian and New Zealand citizens) must have a valid visa before arriving in Australia. At a minimum, you should apply for your visa 6 weeks before you intend on arriving in Australia.
Visa processing may take some time. After submitting your visa application you should receive a confirmation it has been received and is in the queue for processing.

When you buy a ticket for the conference, you will receive an acknowledgement letter to use with your visa application.

Once you’ve registered and received your acknowledgement letter, use the Australian Government’s Visa Finder to determine the right visa for you.