Brisbane University (University of Queensland)

Directions, Transport and Travel To and From Brisbane University
(Brisbane, Queensland - QLD, Australia)

Transport to, from, and within Brisbane is very convenient. Commuters can travel by rail, taxi, bus, and ferry, all of which are very efficient and well-managed.

Travel by Air

Brisbane is served by four airports. Brisbane Airport is the largest and most widely used, with flights to and from major Australian cities leaving regularly every day. International flights usually come from Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East. General domestic flights and some New Zealand airlines arrive at the smaller Archerfield Airport. There are also two smaller airports in Caboolture and Redcliffe.

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Car Hire and Road Travel

Beyond Barcelona's confines you can find magnificent mountains, a pretty coastline and interesting suburbs, all worth exploring. The city represents plenty of local, national and international car rental companies so you could always hire a car on-the-spot.

However, you can save money by booking car hire in advance online. There is one reputed online service providing the most attractive deals from various firms including Thrifty, Sixt, Hertz, National and Budget.

Car Hire and Road Travel

For people wishing to visit the areas that surround Brisbane by car, there is plenty on offer, from trendy suburban hangouts to fascinating theme parks; from sun-drenched sandy beaches to woody and green mountains.

You have the option to hire a car from one of the companies that are represented in Brisbane. For the best deals it is advisable to secure a hire vehicle in advance online. We have provided access to the majority of the main hire firms via our online booking supplier to guarantee you the best choice and most economic prices.

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Car Parking

There are many off-street carparks throughout Brisbane, two of which are managed by the Brisbane City Council. There are a lot of inner city carparks, which distinguished by a bold white 'P' on a blue sign. Government-operated carparks offer discounts to motorcycles.

There are also a lot of metered parking along the streets of Brisbane. Always check the maximum time you can park, because some metres are only good for short-term parking. Note also that there are some inner city metres that cannot be used for a certain period during the day because the roadway serves as a bus zone or a clearway. Visit for more information on parking rules and regulations in Brisbane.

Travel by Trains and Rail

Trains run in seven suburban lines via the CityTrain network, covering mostly the north, east, and west sides. The network also links to the AirTrain service connecting Brisbane Airport to the city centre.

Travel by Buses and Coachl

Buses are a popular means of transportation in the city. Most buses are powered by natural gas, providing a smoother ride, and several bus lines serve major airports and ferry ports.

Travel by Taxi

Brisbane and its surrounding areas is services by both Black & White Cabs and Yellow Cabs. Almost all major hotels have taxi ranks nearby. The City Council of Brisbane also manages 'Council Cab,' which is a community transport service especially designed for people who find it difficult to travel to the shops. You can arrange for the Council Cab to pick you up from your house in the morning at home, drive you to the shops, and bring you home (usually around teatime).

Travel by Ferry

The main ferry service in Brisbane is the high-speed CityCat, popular among tourists and local commuters. The CityCat, operated by catamarans, runs along the Brisbane River connecting Brett's Wharf in Hamilton and the University of Queensland, making 14 stops along such areas as Kangaroo Point and West End.

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