Traveling to Brisbane

As you are looking into your travel plans for October, we are hopeful to provide you with helpful information to arrange your travel and stay in Brisbane.

Flights to Brisbane

There are multiple flights to Brisbane from multiple points around the globe.

North America:
Direct flights from LA to Brisbane with: Virgin Australia, Delta, Qantas, American Airlines
Direct flights from Vancouver to Brisbane with: Air Canada

Europe:
Flights from London to Perth and then direct to Brisbane with: Qantas
Via Singapore with: Qantas, Singapore Airlines
Via Dubai with: Emirates
Via Abu Dhabi with: Etihad

Asia:
Direct flights from Singapore to Brisbane with: Multiple Airlines
Direct flights from Hong Kong to Brisbane with: Multiple Airlines
Direct flights from Bangkok to Brisbane with: Multiple Airlines

South America:
Flights from Santiago to Brisbane via Sydney with: Qantas

Africa:
Flights from Johannesburg to Brisbane via Perth with: Multiple Airlines.

For those wanting a side trip to the Great Barrier Reef, multiple airlines fly directly into Cairns, from Singapore and Hong Kong. There are multiple flights per day from Cairns to Brisbane with Qantas, Virgin and Jetstar.

For those wanting a side trip to Sydney or Melbourne, multiple airlines fly directly to those cities from North America, Asia and South America. There are multiple flights per day from Sydney and Melbourne to Brisbane with Qantas, Virgin and Jetstar.

Public transport information in Brisbane is available from Translink.

Hotels City Centre / Southbank

All the usual chains are available in Brisbane: Hilton, Marriott, Westin, Rydges, Sofitel, and Stamford. There will be a reduced room booking rate with the Brisbane Hilton, and we will make more details on this available soon.

In addition to these options, there are quite a few other local options available for conference attendees:

George Williams Hotel – 317-325 George Street, Brisbane. Economy hotel in city centre 12 min walk to Gardens Point Campus.

Ibis – 27-35 Turbot Street, Brisbane. Economy hotel in city centre. 13-15 min walk to Gardens Point Campus.

Ibis Styles – 40 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane. Bright city centre hotel, 5-7 min walk to QUT Gardens Point campus.

Mantra on Mary – 70 Mary Street, Brisbane. Apartment style hotel in heart of CBD. 

Mantra Southbank – 161 Grey Street, South Bank. In the heart of South Bank, close to city/QUT and has views of water. Contains hotel rooms, studios, one and two bedroom apartments.

NEXT Hotel – 72 Queens Street, Brisbane. Absolute city centre. Less than 10 min walk to Gardens Point campus. 

Oaks Serviced Apartments. A range of apartment style hotels are available in the city centre.

Royal On The Park – 152 Alice Street, Brisbane. Directly across the road from QUT Gardens Point Campus and the Brisbane Botanic Gardens.

The Sebel Quay West – 132 Alice Street, Brisbane. Directly across the road from QUT Gardens Point Campus and the Brisbane Botanic Gardens.

The W Hotel – 81 North Quay, Brisbane. Walking distance to QUT Gardens Point, Central City location, overlooks river and Southbank.