Useful Information


Getting to BCEC via public transport is easy and efficient with bus, ferry and train options available. More information about planning your journey via public transport can be found on the TransLink website.


South Brisbane Railway Station adjacent to the Convention Centre on Grey Street or South Bank Railway Station are the most convenient stations to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.


The Cultural Centre Station on Melbourne Street and the South Bank Busway Station cnr of Colchester and Tribune Streets are closest to BCEC.


The public transport ferries CityCats operate every day and stop at the South Bank River Terminal on the Clem Jones Promenade. The inner-city ferry travels between the CBD, North Quay and Kangaroo Point, stopping at South Bank Terminal 1 and 2 on the Clem Jones Promenade.


The easiest way to get around town is with a TransLink go card and travel seamlessly on all TransLink bus, ferry and rail services across South East Queensland. Go cards are available from Queensland Rail stations, online, over the phone, any 7-Eleven or Night Owl store and selected retailers displaying the ‘buy’ symbol. Top up the card balance like a prepaid mobile phone whenever it suits. Find out more here.


Taxi ranks are available at the Brisbane international and domestic airports, as well as throughout The City and inner-city precincts. Jump in a taxi to be assured of a quick and efficient way of getting around. A standard taxi will cater for four passengers or fewer. For wheel-chair access or to transport five to 10 passengers, it’s best to order a Multi Passenger Taxi. Contact Black & White Cabs on 133 222 and 13cabs 13 22 27.


There are two ATMs situated on the main exhibition concourse on the Merivale Street side of BCEC and one located next to Olio Cafe & Bar on the Grey Street Ground Level. Other ATMs are available nearby in the South Bank precinct.


International visitors need a valid passport and the appropriate Australian visa. Find out more at the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website.