Reserve a ride with Uber in advance at Brisbane Airport
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How to get a ride from Brisbane Airport
Find your pickup location
If you’re requesting from the Domestic terminal, you’ll need to head toward the Pre-Booked Express and Ride Booking pickup area. From the International terminal, walk toward the buses and coaches passenger pickup zone.
Check the app for details
Once you’ve requested a ride, you’ll receive directions through the app. You can also look for signs at BNE Airport that point to the designated pickup area.
Meet your driver
Your driver’s name, license plate, and car color will show in the app. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
Brisbane Airport map
Pick up a local SIM card
Local SIM cards can be purchased at the Optus or Vodafone kiosks located on Level 2 of the Arrivals terminal.
Top questions from riders
- Can riders be picked up at Brisbane Airport using the Uber app?
Yes, riders can request a ride through the Uber app to and from Brisbane Airport.
- How much will an Uber trip to or from Brisbane Airport cost?
Uber can get you from:
- Brisbane Airport to Brisbane CBD, starting at $32
- Brisbane Airport to South Bank, starting at $34
- Brisbane Airport to Gold Coast, starting at $102
- Brisbane Airport to Sunshine Coast, starting at $120
These are estimated fares. Actual fares vary based on time of day, pickup location, and dropoff location. Trips originating from Brisbane Airport are subject to an airport pickup fee.
- Is there an airport fee for trips requested through the Uber app?
Yes, Brisbane Airport charges a $3.90 access fee for Uber pickups. This fee is automatically added to your fare when you request a ride from Brisbane Airport.
- Where do I meet my driver for a pickup at Brisbane Airport?
Brisbane Airport requires that Uber pickups begin at the Pre-Booked Express and Ride Booking pickup area for domestic arrivals, and the buses and coaches passenger pickup zone for international arrivals.
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Brisbane Airport visitor information
Brisbane Airport (BNE) is the 3rd-busiest airport in Australia and the primary airport serving the state of Queensland.
The airport is about a 20-minute drive from Brisbane’s CBD, northeast of the city center.
Brisbane Airport terminals
There are 2 major terminals at Brisbane Airport: the Domestic Terminal and the International Terminal.
Brisbane Domestic Terminal
The Domestic Terminal serves the following domestic airlines:
- Fly Corporate
- Virgin Australia
Brisbane International Terminal
The International Terminal serves the following international airlines:
- Air Canada
- Air China
- Air New Zealand
- Air Niugini
- Air Vanuatu
- Cathay Pacific
- China Airlines
- China Eastern
- China Southern
- Virgin Australia
Brisbane Airport lounges
The following airline lounges are hosted in the Domestic Terminal:
- Qantas Club
- Virgin Australia Lounge
The following airline lounges are hosted in the International Terminal:
- Air New Zealand Lounge
- Emirates Lounge
- Plaza Premium Lounge
- Qantas Club
- SilverKris Lounge
Things to do at Brisbane Airport
Brisbane Airport features a variety of dining options, duty-free facilities, shops, and leisure areas for passengers.
Currency exchange at Brisbane Airport
Foreign currency can be exchanged at two Travelex stores:
- Domestic Terminal, Level 2, after security
- International Terminal, Level 4, before security
Family areas at Brisbane Airport
The Brisbane Airport International Terminal offers an interactive screen where kids can play. You can find it on the Village Green after passport control.
Medical services at Brisbane Airport
Sonic HealthPlus, the airport medical center, is available in the Skygate. Visitors can get assistance with a range of general medical services at Sonic HealthPlus.
Hotels near Brisbane Airport
Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near BNE, there are multiple hotels and accommodation options nearby.
Find more information about Brisbane Airport here.