Journey: Brisbane Airport To Fortitude Valley

Brisbane is one of Australia’s fastest growing cities and Fortitude Valley is right at its heart. Located directly to the northeast of the CBD, the Valley, as it is known, boasts some of the best nightlife in Australia. It is no surprise, then, that many travellers passing through Brisbane airport are en route to the Valley. Fortunately, your trip from Brisbane airport to Fortitude Valley is an easy one. In fact, it generally takes just 15-18 minutes. Brisbane airport is located 14km from the CBD, but there is an excellent network of roads and motorways connecting the two.

Although it is only a short trip, it is always best to opt for convenient and affordable transport. When it comes to convenience and affordability, Hughes is unrivalled. At Hughes, we offer door-to-door service at any time of the day or night. Simply book an airport transfer and we can take you to any part of Fortitude Valley. This saves you having to wait in line at the taxi rank, or navigate public transport with your luggage. Our pricing is on par with other transport alternatives, thanks to our wide range of premium and luxury vehicles. So make the most of your time in Fortitude Valley by booking your airport transfer with Hughes.

Our Fleet

Whether you are looking for a luxury limousine or premium sedan experience or want to move a large group easily and in comfort, Hughes can help. We have vehicle options for 1 – 61 passengers and an extensive fleet to accommodate all your transport needs.

Not sure what vehicle’s suit your needs? Contact our friendly team on 1300 615 165 or res@hughes.com.au to discuss your requirements.

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Executive Sedans

Perfect for 1-3 passengers with minimal luggage, our executive sedans are well-appointed for your comfort.

3 Passengers

2 Suitcases

2 Small Bags

Premium Sedans

Perfect for 1-3 passengers with minimal luggage, our premium sedans include the latest prestige models with top of the line features.

3 Passengers

2 Suitcases

2 Small Bags

Premium SUVs

Perfect for 1- 3 passengers with up to 5 suitcases, our premium SUVs include the latest prestige models with top of the line features.

3 Passengers

5 Suitcases

3 Small Bags

People Movers

Perfect for up to 6 passengers with standard luggage, our people movers are luxurious and roomy, with ergonomic design for your comfort.

6 Passengers

6 Suitcases

41 Small Bags

Luxury Minibuses

Perfect for up 9 - 14 passengers with a trailer option for additional luggage, our Mercedes Sprinter minibuses are a luxurious option for groups.

9 - 14 Passengers

Small Coach

Perfect for up 21 - 54 passengers with standard luggage with a trailer option for additional luggage, our air-conditioned, luxury coaches are a great option for larger groups.

21 - 54 Passengers

Travel Times

On average, it takes just 15-18 minutes to travel between Fortitude Valley and Brisbane airport. However, during peak hours it can take slightly longer.

Peak Hour Travel Time:

  • Airport to Fortitude Valley – between 18 and 24 minutes
  • Fortitude Valley to airport – between 12 and 22 minutes

Off Peak Travel Time:

  • Airport to Fortitude Valley – between 18 and 22 minutes
  • Fortitude Valley to airport –between 12 and 15 minutes

Brisbane Airport: What You Need to Know

Brisbane airport has both international and domestic terminals. The airport precinct boasts an array of shopping, dining, and retail facilities, as well as accommodation options. There is also free Wi-Fi available in both terminals. For the international airport, you can access pick up facilities on the level 2 arrivals road, in front of the terminal. Here, there are also disabled spaces. To drop passengers off in the international terminal, you can go to the level 4 departures road. The domestic airport has a combined pick up and drop off section directly in front of the terminal. This area is subject to security restrictions so passengers must be ready for immediate drop off or collection.

Fortitude Valley: What you Need to Know

Fortitude Valley is a veritable hive of activity, and it is renowned for its bars, restaurants and nightclubs. It is widely considered the cultural hub of Brisbane and this becomes apparent during the many festivals hosted there each year. From music and art to food and drink, the Valley has all the bases of entertainment covered. At Hughes, we can collect you from anywhere in the Valley. Simply inform us in advance of where you will be, and our drivers will be there with unrivalled punctuality.