The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre is conveniently located in the heart of Brisbane on the corner of Merivale and Glenelg Streets, South Bank, with frequent bus and train connections.
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Brisbane’s Airtrain offers the quickest and most reliable option to get from the Brisbane Airport to the South Brisbane Railway Station – located next door to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre .
The 30 minute train ride leaves every 15 minutes during peak hours and every 30 minutes during off-peak, with no need to change trains. It’s then a 2 minute walk to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Grey Street entrance.
A sheltered taxi rank is located outside the main entrance of the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre on the corner of Glenelg and Merivale Streets.
Taxis are also accessible in other locations in the South Bank precinct including the two hotels — Rydges and Mantra.
The below companies service Brisbane and the surrounding areas:
- Yellow Cabs – 13 19 24
- Black & White Cabs – 13 32 22
- Silver Service – 13 31 00
- Business Class – 3860 9999
Within the Brisbane CBD, taxi ranks are located near most major hotels.
The South Brisbane Railway Station on the corner of Grey and Melbourne Streets is easily accessible to the venue with only a 460m walk.
Trains run regularly between South Brisbane Railway Station to several locations across Brisbane and the Gold Coast.
State-wide rail connections leave from Roma Street Station’s Transit Centre, which is only one train stop away from South Bank.
For arrival and departure times for public transport to and from South Brisbane Railway Station phone 13 12 30 or visit www.translink.com.au. South Brisbane Railway Station is located in Zone 1.
The Cultural Centre in Melbourne Street is a main hub for all direct services and connecting buses. It is conveniently located within a 200m walk to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. This bus centre is located in Zone 1.
Brisbane City Buses stop at several locations around South Bank. All buses to South Bank must be paid for.
City centre free loops
The free City Loop and Spring Hill Loop bus services provide high frequency public transport access within the Brisbane Central Business District (CBD). Services also run between the CBD and Spring Hill areas.
Services run Monday – Friday every 10 minutes between 7am and 6pm. More more information visit www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/traffic-transport/public-transport/buses/city-centre-free-loops.
To save money on all public transport purchase a GO Card – visit www.translink.com.au/tickets-and-fares/go-card to find a retailer.
For arrival/departure times phone 13 12 30 or visit www.translink.com.au.
The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre is conveniently located in the heart of Brisbane on the corner of Merivale and Glenelg Street, SouthBank.
There are 1,500 undercover parking spaces available at the Centre, accessed by Merivale Street. The car park is open 24 hours, 7 days a week.
A further 1500 carparks are available at the South Bank Parklands, Queensland Performing Arts Centre and Queensland Art Gallery and Museum.
Southbank terminal 2, South Brisbane is approximately only 480m from the Grey Street Entrance at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Services run every 20 minutes, for more detailed arrival and departure times for public transport via the Brisbane river phone 13 12 30 or visit www.translink.com.au.
Brisbane City Cats stop at several locations around South Bank, West End and Brisbane City. All City Cats to South Bank must be paid for.
Brisbane City Council’s CityHopper is a free inner city ferry service for the Brisbane River. You can hop on and hop off the CityHopper every 30 minutes. The service runs between 6am and midnight, seven days a week.
For up-to-date timetable information or to plan your journey, visit www.translink.com.au.
The CityHopper is supplemented by paid cross-river ferry services. These services run from Holman Street, Eagle Street Pier and Thornton Street every 10 to 15 minutes.