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Southbank is one of Brisbane’s premier cultural precincts. It boasts a range of restaurants that is truly second to none. And on top of that, there is an abundance of art galleries and performance centres in the renowned Cultural Centre. The airport, located 14km northeast of Brisbane CBD, is an average of just 24 minutes from Southbank. Your travel options from Southbank to Brisbane airport and back are many and varied. But none compare to the reliable transport that we offer at Hughes.
Organising reliable airport travel from Brisbane airport to Southbank isn’t hard. In fact, all you need to do is contact Hughes. We have a wide range of premium and luxury vehicles to suit any number of passengers – all of which are driven by our professional and experienced chauffeurs. We have been servicing personal transport needs since 1904, so naturally we aim to deliver unrivalled service. We can collect you at your convenience, from anywhere in or around Southbank. This is a part of our door-to-door service approach, which is designed to take the strain off you. There’s no need to walk around with your heavy luggage; allow us to make up the difference. You can book a transfer from Brisbane airport to Southbank with Hughes at any time of the day or night. The best part: our pricing is at par with other transport options.
Modern, sophisticated and comprehensively equipped luxury vehicles. Perfect combination of value and style.
Big on style and performance, we have some of the world’s truly great sedans including BMW, Mercedes and Audi luxury models.
Smooth & luxurious. The Audi Q7 is where sporty and elegant styling combine to create a vehicle of impeccable style with the luggage space that no sedan can match.
Our luxury people movers include the Mercedes V Class and Viano with features normally associated with premium sedans. Room for 7 passengers and a luggage trailer.
Designed for convenience and generous space these vehicles include ergonomic design and exceptional flexibility for long or short excursions.
Ready for your executive, family or group requirements. These multi-purpose vehicles include the Mercedes Sprinter and combine comfort, space and style.
Before you set off on your journey, there are a few things you might like to know. Over their many years of service, our drivers have become well acquainted with the trip from Southbank to Brisbane airport and back. Below, we have listed a few important points that they’ve picked up.
As with any capital city, travel times vary according to traffic. Fortunately, these variations are relatively minor in Brisbane. Overall, you can expect to spend around 24 minutes travelling from Brisbane airport to Southbank. During peak hour, this may inflate to 20 – 40 minutes going to Southbank, and 20 – 35 minutes to the airport. Off peak, your travel times are likely to be far less; we anticipate off-peak travel times of 18-24 minutes each way.
Brisbane airport two separate passenger terminals i.e. the domestic terminal and the international terminal. Both are configured a little differently, so it is useful to know what to expect. For the international terminal, the pick up point is located on the level 2 arrivals road. Here, you will also find disabled spaces. For drop offs, you can find kerbside spaces on the level 4 departures road.
The domestic terminal has a slightly more straightforward layout, with departures and collections both occurring on the pick-up and drop-off road. This is located out the front of the domestic terminal, and it is quite easy to locate. In terms of facilities, the Brisbane airport doesn’t disappoint! Both terminals are equipped with free Wi-Fi, as well as an abundance of shopping and dining opportunities. For those with longer layovers, there is the Skygate complex nearby.
Southbank is located on the banks of the Brisbane River, with a beautiful view of the city directly opposite. It is located in the suburb of South Brisbane and our drivers can collect you from anywhere in the vicinity – just let us know. While you’re in Southbank, you can enjoy what is widely regarded as Brisbane’s primary tourism hotspot. You can enjoy anything from Streets Beach and the Ferris wheel, to the Australia Day Festival and Riverfire. And, of course, there are plenty of restaurants to enjoy!