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Airtrain ticket information

Think of Airtrain as your gateway to Brisbane and the Gold Coast. We have ticket options to suit your travel needs. Best of all we’ll make sure you have the right ticket and best discount when you book online.

Brisbane City

Airtrain is the fast and economical way to travel between Brisbane Airport and Brisbane City. Simple.

Your city ticket is valid for travel to and from all stations between the Airport and South Brisbane station. See Map

The journey takes approx. 20 minutes to Central Station.

Trains depart every 15 minutes during peak and 30 minutes during off peak.

Ticket Type One Way Return
Full Adult Fare $18.50 $35.00
Online Fare
On day or day before travel
$17.58 $33.25
Online Fare
2 to 6 days before travel
$16.65 $31.50
Online Fare
7 or more days before travel
$15.73 $29.75


Kids travel free

Kids aged up to and including 14 years of age travel FREE when accompanied by an adult with a paper or e-ticket between Brisbane Airport and Brisbane City.


City Duo Saver±

With the City Duo Saver two adults travel together for only $30± between the Airport and Brisbane City (or City to Airport). This is around half the cost of a taxi. Only available online.

Terms and Conditions *
The two adults must travel together at all times, throughout the entire journey in both directions. Offer is only available as an e-ticket on the Airtrain website. No refunds on or after date of travel. No refunds for return journeys when the forward journey has already commenced. Excess fares may be payable if restrictions are broken.

Brisbane Suburbs

Escape the traffic and stress. Catch Airtrain to travel to and from every train station in the South East Queensland TransLink network.

Have family or friends flying into town? Have them catch Airtrain to your local station – it’s so much easier than battling the traffic.



Buy Online

When you buy your Airtrain ticket online you will receive a discount on the standard full fare.

Book your journey online in advance and you could save even more.
We'll find the right ticket and best discount for you when you book. Win!

Getting between airport terminals

Inter-Terminal Transfer

Quick and convenient. Catch Airtrain between the Domestic and International terminals at Brisbane Airport.

It takes only 2 minutes to transfer between the terminals on one of Airtrain's frequent services.

For passengers travelling on connecting Virgin Australia flights, a transfer between terminals is provided at no charge. You will be required to show your airline boarding pass or Virgin transport pass when you arrive at either terminal.


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