EBCC 2016

Travel & visa information

Travel information

Airport transfers

Brisbane’s international and domestic airports are approximately 20km north east of the Central Business District (CBD), a 15 to 20 minute drive. Visitors can reach the central business district by taxi, shuttle bus or train.


The taxi fare from the city centre is approximately A$50 – $60 which includes a $3 fee for taxis departing from the airport. To calculate your fare please visit Black and White Cabs or Yellow Cabs.

Airport shuttle bus

Buses connect the CBD and airports. A single transfer starts from $17 with Coachtrans, which departs the airports and Roma Street Transit Centre (CBD) every 30 minutes. All major city hotels are serviced on request.


Airtrain services run frequently from Brisbane Airport to the centre of Brisbane and the express, air-conditioned journey takes only 20 minutes. The airport stations are located directly outside the Domestic and International terminals and connect with 5 stations covering 80% of downtown Brisbane. The fare from the airport to the Brisbane CBD starts from $16. Pre-book at Airtrain (and save up to 15% on your fare).

For more information about getting to and from the airport, please visit Brisbane Airport Corporation.

Brisbane public transport

For information on Brisbane’s public transport network, please visit Translink.


QUT has two areas where delegates can park.

P Block car park

The University operates a pay on exit car park for the P Block car park. This car park operates 24 hours a day, seven (7) days a week.

Under freeway car park

The “Under Freeway Car Park” is located under the South East Freeway and has 193 spaces. This is pay on exit car park and it operates 24 hours a day, seven (7) days a week.

QUT car parking

Visa applications

International delegates please note: You will need a visa to enter Australia.

All international visitors to Australia (the sole exception being citizens of Australia and New Zealand traveling on Australian and New Zealand passports) must obtain a visa in advance. You are urged to apply for a visa not later than six weeks prior to travel. Residents of many countries may now apply for a visa on line, others will need to apply at an Australian Embassy, Consulate or High Commission. For information on how and where to apply for a visitor’s visa to Australia, please go to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

You will need to register for the conference and pay your fees before you apply for a visa.

Visa information