- Brisbane and South East Queensland is very well serviced by bus, train and ferry services.
- For regular travel you can purchase a go card – this is an electronic ticket that allows you to travel between all forms of transport, with the fare amount deducted automatically. The go card is cheaper than a regular ticket and can be topped up easily online, at the station or at retail outlets.
- Children travel free under 4 years of age and children up to 15 years of age are charged a concession fare.
- Seniors receive half-price fares using go card and travel free after completing two journeys in a day.
- In planning your journey go to http://translink.com.au
- If you need further information on tickets and timetables go to http://translink.com.au
- Cairns and Far North Queensland is serviced by bus services but is more limited. For further information on bus services in Cairns and surrounding areas go to www.sunbus.com.au
Taxis are available in metropolitan and tourist areas throughout Brisbane and Queensland. They offer a more limited service in regional areas.
Yellow Cab: 13 19 24: www.yellowcab.com.au
Black and White Cabs: 133 222: www.blackandwhitecabs.com.au
Gold Coast Cabs: 13 10 08: www.gccabs.com.au
You might also conside UBER www.uber.com/?exp=home_signup_form
- Cycling is actively encouraged in Brisbane and Queensland with designated bikeways, bike paths and secure parking options. For more information go to: www.brisbane.qld.gov.au
- CityCycle offers bikes for rent all over Brisbane for a nominal fee ($2 a day) inclusive of a helmet.
- Bikes are permitted to travel on trains but not within the CBD during peak hours. Bikes are permitted on ferries, dependent on capacity. Bikes are not permitted on buses.