With direct flights to Brisbane from across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, getting to Queensland’s capital city has never been easier. Travellers can also take advantage of direct international flights from cities throughout Asia and as far away as the US, and the Middle East hubs of Abu Dhabi (from June 2015) and Dubai. Brisbane Airport continues to upgrade airport and terminal facilities while airlines add additional services to points near and far for fast, convenient service.
Brisbane enjoys two cruise terminals and cruise ships from around the world make scheduled stops frequently. Popular cruise itineraries in and out of Brisbane include voyages to New Zealand, the South Pacific and around Australia.
As the capital city of Queensland, the state’s rail network is centred in Brisbane. Train service is available throughout the city and metropolitan area as well as to regional points across the state. Queensland Rail also features a long distance network with such popular services as the Sunlander. Considered to be one of the world’s most popular rail journeys, the Sunlander winds its way along the beautiful Australian coastline between Brisbane and Cairns. Queensland Rail provides many exciting train journeys to and from Brisbane and throughout the immense state.
Travelling to Brisbane by car is easy with major motorways leading into the capital city from the north, south and west. These state-of-the-art roadways have been modernized and expanded over recent years with major updates and expansion works having been completed or currently in progress. Brisbane also enjoys the convenience of its vast tunnel system which links the city to the airport and other suburbs in just minutes.