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Brisbane Airport Information
The Brisbane Airport is probably the first point of contact for foreigners flying in from other countries. But whether you are flying in from overseas or whether you are flying domestically, the Brisbane Airport offers many passenger services that are great for not only first-time visitors, but for domestic passengers as well. At the airport there is a wide range of shops located on Level 4, as well as cafes and dining restaurants located elsewhere throughout the restaurant. The Brisbane Airport's whole goal is to make everything easier for its passengers and their terminals and airport passenger services do just that!
Brisbane Airport, 1 The Circuit, Brisbane Airport, Queensland 4007, Australia
At a Glance
Brisbane International Airport is the main airport for Brisbane and the state of Queensland. There is another airport close by, the Gold Coast Airport, which is of more importance to travelers taking domestic flights in Australia. Brisbane International Airport is located 13km (8 miles) north east of Brisbane CBD.
Brisbane Airport is a major International Airport handling 17.5 million passengers per year. We want to help you navigate the one of Australia's busiest airports so we have compiled a directory of useful information to act as your guide for Brisbane Airport.
Flights to Brisbane Airport
The Brisbane Airport is the main air travel conduit for the State of Queensland and receives scores of international and domestic flights every day. For more information on flights to Brisbane and what international and domestic airlines fly to Brisbane and how often, visit our in-depth flights to Brisbane page.
Brisbane Airport Car Hire
There are plenty of car hire companies and car rental at Brisbane Airport. Pick up car hire from Brisbane Airport on arrival. The main car car hire companies operating at Brisbane Airport are Brisbane Airport Avis, Brisbane Airport Hertz, Brisbane Airport Budget, Brisbane Airport Thrifty and Europcar at Brisbane Airport. All of these companies will allow you to rent a car for your full stay in Australia while you are visiting. If you shop around you can obtain some very competitive quotes especially from some of the smaller local car hire companies outside the airport terminal.
Brisbane Airport Terminals
Brisbane Airport has terminals, the very busy domestic terminal and the International Terminal. Airport terminals at Brisbane Airport offer a separate terminal for domestic passengers as well as international passengers. Even though the international and domestic terminals are spread just 2 kilometers apart from each other, the inter-terminal passenger services carts individuals to and from these locations as needed. Getting from the domestic terminal and international terminal is served primarily by the Airtrain shuttle which runs every 15 mins between 6 a.m. - 7 p.m and the taxi ranks outside.
Brisbane Airport Buses
The public buses have frequent services around the Gold Coast and you can get on the board from the airport. Our Brisbane airport buses page provides information on Brisbane Airport Buses.
Brisbane Airport Trains
Brisbane Airport trains provide fast and cheap fares in and out of the Brisbane CBD and beyond. We also have a page covering the Brisbane trains system. Our Brisbane airport trains page provides information on Brisbane Airport trains.
Brisbane Airport Parking
With more than 1700 undercover car parks and over 600 outdoor car parks, there is more than enough parking for everyone at the Brisbane Airport. In fact, additions of more car parks are to be completed in August 2007 when the airport construction is finished. This will ensure ample parking for international, as well as domestic passengers who need to leave their cars for unexpected delays.
Brisbane Airport Arrivals
Brisbane Arrivals are located on Level 2 of the Airport Terminal and there is also passenger services located on this Level as well. In addition, Brisbane makes it easy so that loved ones can easily see Brisbane Airport's arrival schedule to determine if their expected one will be arriving late or on time.
Brisbane Airport Departures
Departures check-in at the Brisbane Airport is located on Level 4 at the airport and the lounge for Departures is located one level below that. As with the arrivals, Brisbane Airport Departures are also very easy to see with the schedule that the Airport keeps up on a minute-to-minute updated basis.
The Brisbane and Southern Queensland area consists of subtropical weather that is beautiful for all the passengers that travel in and out of the Brisbane Airport. In fact, Southern Queensland is a very popular tourist spot since the weather is enjoyed by virtually all the tourists visiting the area. The weather in the Brisbane area is sub tropical and is much warmer and sunnier than Sydney and Melbourne. Have a read of the Brisbane weather page for weather advice throughout the year and tips on what to wear!
Brisbane Airport Maps
Brisbane Airport is only 16km away from the Brisbane CBD, which translates into a short 20-25 minute drive to reach the CDB. We have provided our visitors with a helpful section on Brisbane Airport Maps to show the location of the Brisbane Airport in the local area and see how far it is from the city and the Gold Coast.
Free Things to Do in Brisbane
You won't be stuck for things to do in Brisbane, but if a tight budget is your concern check out this list of free things to do in Brisbane.