Traveling to the BTU
Visit Brisbane – Getting to your Hotel
Brisbane has an international airport only 20 minutes from South Bank. Travelling into South Bank is painless with multiple options available to you and your crew. Check out the Brisbane Airport Travel options into the city for full details – but briefly:.
Taxi, and ride share options are about 20 minutes into the city.
Air Train is also about a 20-minute ride into the city and run every 15 minutes in peak times and 30 minutes in off peak times. The Air Train leaves from both Domestic and International Terminals and will drop you right in the CBD or South Bank. We have a great Air Train Deal for you. $30 Return Travel.
Con-x-ion is a shuttle bus service that runs from both domestics and international terminals.
Your support crew might want to rent a car from the Brisbane Airport. This could help with supporting you on the day. (Unsupported racers will have a drop bag option at the major check points).
Getting to “The Gap” Start Line
The Brisbane Trail Ultra Start line is only a short 20 minute, 8km drive from South Bank and the CBD (parking will be available adjacent to the start line).
You can purchase a shuttle ticket when you enter your chosen BTU event.
385 bus Public Transport Bus will depart regularly from South Bank Cultural Centure PLatform 2 to take racers up to the race start Tye Gap Village Shopping Centre.
Public transport options of course include Taxi’s or ride share options. For BTU30, BTU60 racers, the 385 bus service leaves from South Bank approximately every 15 minutes from 6:30am and stops a short 300m from the start line (the 385 won’t get you there on time for the 110km or 60km events). You will need to book a shuttle when you enter the BTU.
Getting back to the South Bank Finish Line
Yay! You will run back to South Bank meaning no transport needed! Your support crew can drive, or jump on the 385. Parking is also available at South Bank Parklands Car Park.
Public transport options include catching a taxi or ride share or use the 385 Bus from The Gap back to South Bank cultural centre.
For more information check out the Visit Brisbane website.