Brisbane Airport Guide to Brisbane Airport - BNE

Brisbane Airport Train to the city

Get to Brisbane CBD downtown by AirTrain, since it is the quickest and easiest way to the city centre safe and sound.

Total trip time is 20 minutes with 15 minutes’ frequency on peak times and every 30 minutes on normal times.

In order to connect to the Queensland Rail suburban network, express services to Gold Coast from the airport are also available.


Opening hours:

Weekdays: From 05:04 am to 10:04 pm.

Weekends: 06:04 am to 10:04 pm.



The airport has two railway stations as part of a privately owned airport rail line. Both stations are privately owned and operated by the Airtrain consortium. As a result, fares are a bit expensive than a regular suburban ticket however less than half the taxi fare.

The international terminal railway station is elevated and located next to the international terminal, as is the domestic railway station.



See below the AirTrain fares:

Adult Fare: $18.50 (one-way), $35.00 (round trip)

Online Fare:

on day or day before: $17.58 (one-way), $33.25 (round trip)

2 to 6 days before: $16.65 (one-way), $31.50 (round trip)

7 or more days before: $15.73 (one-way), $29.75 (round trip)


Where do I buy my ticket?

Tickets can be purchased at the AirTrain desks located in both Domestic and International Terminals and at the Airtain stations.

On the other hand, online booking is also available at AirTrain website.


Go Cards

Go Cards are accepted on AirTrain.

Go Cards can be purchased at retail stores.

When buying one, you’ll need to pay a refundable deposit: $10.00 (adult), $5.00 (children, concession, senior).

To get further information about Go Cards, please visit Translink website.