How to get here

The Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC) is conveniently located in the heart of Brisbane on the corner of Merivale and Glenelg Streets, South Bank, with frequent bus and train connections.

From the Airport

By train – Airtrain

Brisbane’s Airtrain offers the quickest and most reliable option to get from the Brisbane Airport to the South Brisbane Railway Station.

30 minute train ride leaving every half hour and no need to change trains. 5 minute walk from South Brisbane Station to BCEC.

Special Brisbane Truck Show rates are available, print the Brisbane Truck Show/Airtrain discount letter, present this letter at the Airport Terminal for your special travel rate of $25.00 return.

The first service from the Brisbane Airport departs at 6:00am and the last service 10:00pm, Saturday and Sunday timetables differ slightly, for all timetables refer to www.airtrain.com.au/

By Taxi

Approximate cost: $50


By Train

The closest train station is South Brisbane Railway Station on the corner of Grey and Melbourne Streets. The BCEC is a short walk of 460m from the station.

Trains run regularly between South Brisbane Railway Station and the Gold Coast.

Statewide 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.


By Bus

The closest Busway station is the Cultural Centre Busway Station located in Melbourne Street which is a 200m walk to the BCEC. Cultural Centre Busway Station is located in Zone 1.

The Cultural Centre is the main hub for most bus routes, only a few minutes walk away adjacent to the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC). A Free Loop downtown bus service circles Brisbane’s Central Business District only. Brisbane City Buses stop at several locations around the South Bank precinct.

Go Cards are available for all public transport: Adults $10 card/$5 activation fee. Children & Seniors $5 card/ $5 activation fee.

Visit www.translink.com.au. For Go Card outlets, arrival and departure times for public transport to and from South Brisbane or phone 13 12 30


By Taxi

A sheltered Taxi Rank is located outside the main entrance of the BCEC on the corner of Glenelg & Merivale Streets. Taxis are also accessible in other locations in the South Bank precinct including the 2 hotels – Rydges and Mantra.

Both Yellow Cabs (13 19 24) and Black & White Cabs (13 32 22) service Brisbane and the surrounding areas. Within the Brisbane CBD, taxi ranks are located near most major hotels.


By Car

The Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC) is conveniently located in the heart of Brisbane on the corner of Merivale and Glenelg Sts, 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 SouthBank Parklands, QPAC and Queensland Art Gallery and Museum.