Airports in Queensland

Brisbane Airport

The airport is situated eight miles (13km) northeast of Brisbane.

Brisbane Airport (BNE)

Overview

The Airtrain Rail Link departs every 15 minutes to and from the Brisbane Central Business District. It operates between 5.15am and 10pm, taking about 20 minutes. There is also a direct link to the Gold Coast. Taxis, limousines and airport buses are also available from both terminals.

Location

The airport is situated eight miles (13km) northeast of Brisbane.

Getting to the city

The Airtrain Rail Link departs every 15 minutes to and from the Brisbane Central Business District. It operates between 5.15am and 10pm, taking about 20 minutes. There is also a direct link to the Gold Coast. Taxis, limousines and airport buses are also available from both terminals.

Time

GMT +10.

Car rental

Car hire companies represented at the airport include Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar, Redspot and Thrifty.

Airport Taxis

Black & White Cabs and Yellow Cab Co can be hailed at the airport. A A$3.70 airport pick-up fee is charged in the airport taxi ranks, and the meter fee is added to this cost.

Transfer between terminals

The Airport Transfer Bus takes passengers between terminals and from both terminals to the Skygate shopping precinct for free.

Facilities

The airport includes cafes, bars, and restaurants, bureaux de change and ATMs, duty-free shopping facilities, and a huge variety of other shopping opportunities. Hotel reservation and visitor information services are also available.

Parking

Short-term parking is adjacent to the terminals, and costs A$5 for 15 minutes, A$9 for 30 minutes, A$18 for an hour, A$22 for two hours, A$27 for three hours and A$28 for four hours. Long-term parking is connected to the terminal via a covered walkway and costs A$56 for four to 24 hours, while the Airpark costs A$20 for one day and is farther from the terminals, accessible by the complimentary shuttle service.

www.brisbaneairport.com.au

Cairns International

The airport is situated four miles (7km) north of Cairns.

Cairns International (CNS)

Overview

There is an airport shuttle bus service to hotels and the city centre and taxi ranks are located directly outside the arrival halls. Most major hotels operate courtesy bus services to and from the airport.

Location

The airport is situated four miles (7km) north of Cairns.

Getting to the city

There is an airport shuttle bus service to hotels and the city centre and taxi ranks are located directly outside the arrival halls. Most major hotels operate courtesy bus services to and from the airport.

Time

GMT +10.

Car rental

Avis, Red Spot, Budget, Hertz, Europcar and Thrifty are represented at the airport and can be found in the Arrivals Halls of T1 and T2.

Transfer between terminals

A covered walkway connects the Domestic and International terminals (about a five minute walk).

Facilities

Shops, restaurants, bars, currency exchange and ATMs, baby-changing facilities, showers and baggage storage are available in domestic and international terminals. Duty-free shops are also available and facilities for the disabled are good.

Parking

The drive-up-and-park rates begin at 9 AUD for the first hour and have a daily limit of 30 AUD. The first 10 minutes are free. Long-term parking is 49 AUD for 1 to 2 days, 69 AUD for 2 to 3 days, and 89 AUD for 3 to 4 days. Additional days (or part thereof) will cost 15 AUD.

www.cairnsairport.com

Gold Coast Airport

Gold Coast Airport is located on the Gold Coast Highway, one mile (3km) from Coolangatta.

Gold Coast Airport (OOL)

Overview

The SkyBus Byron Bay Express runs daily services from the airport to a centrally located stop in Byron Bay on Jonson Street, and the SkyBus Gold Coast Airport Shuttle connects the airport to the most popular tourist locations. TransLink's integrated network includes G:link trams, Surfside Buslines and Queensland Rail, with Routes 777 and 760 departing from the airport. Taxis are available at the southern end of the terminal, outside the domestic arrivals area.

Location

Gold Coast Airport is located on the Gold Coast Highway, one mile (3km) from Coolangatta.

Getting to the city

The SkyBus Byron Bay Express runs daily services from the airport to a centrally located stop in Byron Bay on Jonson Street, and the SkyBus Gold Coast Airport Shuttle connects the airport to the most popular tourist locations. TransLink's integrated network includes G:link trams, Surfside Buslines and Queensland Rail, with Routes 777 and 760 departing from the airport. Taxis are available at the southern end of the terminal, outside the domestic arrivals area.

Time

GMT +10.

Car rental

Car rental companies, including Avis, Hertz, Budget, Thrifty and Europcar, are located opposite the check-in counters.

Facilities

Travelex has currency exchange and ATM facilities at the airport. Other facilities include cafes, bars and snack bars, wifi, various shops and duty-free stores. Facilities for the disabled are good.

Parking

Short and long-term parking is available adjacent to the terminal building. Disabled parking spaces are available in both lots with direct access to the walkway linking to the terminal building.

www.goldcoastairport.com.au

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