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Brisbane International Airport
Queensland International Airport - TravelPuppy.com
 Address Brisbane Airport, Banksia Place,
Brisbane Airport, Queensland 4007,
 Location The airport is located 13km (8 miles) northeast of Brisbane
 Country code 61
 Telephone (0)7 3406 3000
 Facsimile (0)7 3406 3111
 Email address info@bne.com.au
 Website address www.brisbaneairport.com.au
Time Zone

Greenwich Mean Time + 10

Number Of Terminals

There are 2 terminals

Transfer between Terminals

The inter terminal shuttle connects the International and Domestic terminals and is operated by Airtrain (telephone: (0)7 3216 3308).

Driving Directions

The airport is situated on Airport Drive and has a dedicated access road off the Gateway Motorway roundabout. Traveling from Brisbane, take the Kingsford Smith Drive to the Links Avenue off ramp on to the Gateway Motorway.

Car Parking

Long and short term parking (telephone: (0)7 3406 3088) is available at both the International and Domestic terminals.

Car Rental

Car hire companies includeEuropcar, Budget, Avis, Hertz and Thrifty, with desks in the International and Domestic terminals.

Public Transport


The Airtrain (telephone: (0)7 3216 3308) provides services to Brisbane Central Station (the journey time is 22 minutes) and to the Gold Coast. Airtrain stations are situated directly outside the Domestic and International terminals.


Taxi: Taxis are easily available, companies include Black & White Cabs (telephone: 131 998)) and Yellow Cabs (telephone: 132 227 or (0)7 3391 5955). The taxi ranks are located at both Qantas and Virgin Blue ends of the Domestic Terminal and outside Arrivals, on the 2nd level of the International Terminal.

Limousines: Limousines are also accsesible, please contact the Visitors Information Centre (telephone: (0)7 3406 3190) for more information.

Bus: Airport buses are available from both terminals to Brisbane Transit Centre in Roma Street, the Sunshine Coast and the Gold Coast.

A door to door service is also provided. For further information, please contact Coachtrans (telephone: (0)7 3238 4700).

Airport Facilities

There is a Visitors Information Centre (telephone: (0)7 3406 3190) on level 2 of the International Terminal, and passenger information desks on the ground floor of the Domestic Terminal.

For tourist information, please contact Brisbane Marketing (telephone: (0)7 3006 6200).

Money and communications

The International Terminal has bureaux de change facilities and A.T.M's on levels 2, 3 and 4. The Domestic Terminal has bureaux de change facilities on level 2, whilst payphones are located throughout both terminals.

Eating and drinking

There are several cafés and bars at the airport.


A wide range of shops are available, with duty free situated in the International Terminal. A pre order and pick up service is available (telephone: 1800 814 023).

Left Luggage

Lost property offices are located in both the International and Domestic terminals. There are no left luggage facilities at the airport due to security requirements.

Other facilities

There are baby change rooms, a first aid room, and a non denominational prayer room in the International Terminal. Showers are available in both terminals.

Conference And Business Facilities

The airport has conference and meeting facilities in the International Terminal (telephone: (0)7 3406 3000, email address: info@bne.com.au) for groups of 12 to 50 people.

Several airline lounges are situated in the International Terminal, including a Qantas Club Lounge (telephone: (0)7 3307 9212).

A Qantas Club Lounge (telephone: (0)7 3867 3400) and The Blue Room (telephone: (0)7 3114 7122), operated by Virgin Blue, are located in the Domestic Terminal.

Disabled Facilities

There is ramped and lift access to all floors, wheelchair accessible toilets, and shops and dining areas designed for disabled needs in the International Terminal.

Disabled car parking spaces and wheelchair set down areas are available too.

Airport Hotels

Nearby hotels include:

 Airport Hacienda Best Western Hotel (telephone: (0)7 3268 5011)
 Airport Motel (telephone: (0)7 3868 2399)
 Brisbane Riviera Hotel (telephone: (0)7 3862 1800)
 Motel Formula One (telephone: (0)7 3868 3457).

The Visitors Information Centre can offer information on accommodation.
Useful travel links
Brisbane Airport Brisbane International airport website