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Brisbane International Airport (BNE)

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Brisbane International Airport (BNE)
Address11 The Circuit, Brisbane Airport, Queensland 4007, Australia
Telephone(07) 3406 3000
Number of terminals2
Time zoneGMT +10
LocationBrisbane Airport is located 13km (8 miles) northeast of Brisbane.
Airport codeBNE
Country dialling code61
Airport newsThe new Airport Link road is due to open in mid-2012, connecting the city's Inner Ring Road with Brisbane Airport. Construction of a second parallel runway is scheduled to start in mid-2018.
Transfer between terminalsThe Domestic and International Terminals are 2km (1.2 miles) apart, and are linked by the Airtrain, which is free to Virgin Australia passengers and AUD 5 for others. The T-Bus also offers transfers (at a cost of AUD 5 to all passengers); taxis are also available.
Driving directionsBrisbane Airport is located on Airport Drive, with direct links off the Gateway Motorway (Exit 108) and East West Arterial Road.
Car rentalCar hire companies at Brisbane Airport include: Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Redspot, Thrifty and several local operators. Offices for these providers are located on level 2 of the International Terminal and the ground floor of the Domestic Terminal.
Public transport and taxisBus: airport buses are available from both terminals to specified stops in Brisbane (journey time: approx. 30 minutes: fare: AUD 38 return), the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast. For further information, contact Coachtrans (tel: (07) 3358 9700; www.coachtrans.com.au), or Sunair (tel 1800 804 340; www.sunair.com.au).
Taxi: taxi companies operating at Brisbane Airport include Black & White Cabs (tel: 133 322; www.blackandwhitecabs.com.au) and Yellow Cabs (tel: 131 924; www.yellowcab.com.au). There’s a taxi rank on the terminal road outside the Domestic Terminal and one outside Arrivals (level 2) at the International Terminal. Taxi fares to central Brisbane start at around AUD 30 and the journey time is generally 25 to 30 minutes, depending on traffic.
Rail: the Airtrain (tel: (07) 3216 3308; www.airtrain.com.au) provides services to Brisbane Central Station (journey time: 22 minutes; fare: AUD 15.50) and to the Gold Coast (journey time: 90 minutes; fare: AUD 30). Airtrain stations are located directly outside the Domestic and International Terminals.
Car parkingShort and long-term parking (tel: (07) 3406 3088) is available at the International and Domestic Terminals. Valet parking is also available at the Domestic Terminal.
Information and help desksThere is a Visitors Information Centre (tel: (07) 3406 3190) on level 2 (Arrivals) of the International Terminal, and passenger information desks on the ground floor of the Domestic Terminal.
Airport FacilitiesMoney and communications: the International Terminal has bureaux de change facilities and ATMs on levels 2, 3 and 4. The Domestic Terminal has bureaux de change facilities on level 2. Payphones are situated throughout both terminals. Internet access is available. 
Eating and drinking:
there are plenty of cafés and bars at Brisbane Airport.
a wide range of shops are available, with duty-free located in the International Terminal.
Luggage: lost property offices are situated in both the International and Domestic terminals. There are no left-luggage facilities at Brisbane Airport, due to security requirements.
Other facilities: there is a First Aid room, baby change rooms and a non-denominational prayer room in the International Terminal. Showers are available in both terminals.
Conference and business facilitiesFax, photocopy and internet facilities are available in the small business centre in the main hall. Limited conference facilities (tel: (07) 3406 3066) are available in the International Terminal. A number of meeting rooms, with a capacity of up to 100 delegates, are offered at the Novotel Brisbane Airport Hotel (tel: (07) 3175 3100; www.novotel.com). Qantas Club lounges are located in both terminals, and a Virgin Australia lounge can be found in the Domestic Terminal.
Disabled facilitiesThere is ramped and lift access to all floors, wheelchair-accessible toilets, and accessible shops and dining areas in the International Terminal. Disabled car parking spaces and wheelchair set-downs are also available.
Airport hotelsThere is only one hotel at the airport: the recently-opened Novotel Brisbane Airport Hotel, which is a short distance from the terminals; but there is a large range of hotels in Brisbane itself. The Visitor Information Centres (on level 2 of the International Terminal and level 1 of the Domestic Terminal) can provide information on accommodation. Our Brisbane Airport guide includes the following accommodation options:

Airport Motel
Located conveniently for the city's cruise terminal and ferry transport into the city centre, the Airport Motel also offers free transport to and from the airport for two people. Hotel facilities include a swimming pool and free overnight parking.
Hamilton, Brisbane
683 Kingsford Smith Drive
Queensland 4007
Tel: (07) 3868 2399
Web: www.airport-motel.com.au

Comfort Inn Airport Admiralty Motel
The Comfort Inn Airport Admiralty Motel is located 6km (4 miles) from Brisbane Airport and has function rooms, an on-site restaurant and an outdoor pool. The hotel offers free parking for guests.
Hamilton, Brisbane
95 Nudgee Road
Queensland 4007
Tel: (07) 3268 7899
Web: www.choicehotels.com.au
Full airport nameBrisbane Airport
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