There are 7 ways to get from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from International Airport, platform 1 to Central, platform 1 Bdvl / ...
  2. Take the train from Central, platform 2 to Birkdale, platform 1 Shcl / ...

$15 - $21

Cheapest option

Line 590 bus, line 250 bus, line 254 bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 590 bus from Boronia Rd at Aviation School to Carindale Shopping Centre station, platform E 590
  2. Take the line 250 bus from Carindale Shopping Centre station, platform J to Capalaba bus station, stop D 250 / ...
  3. Take the line 254 bus from Capalaba bus station, stop A to Birkdale Rd at Collingwood Road 253 / ...

$10 - $15

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale 15.2 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale 15.2 miles

$2 - $4

Shuttle  •  21 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Brisbane Airport to Birkdale

$11 - $90

Towncar  •  21 min

  1. Take a town car from Brisbane Airport to Birkdale 15.2 miles

$70 - $100

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale 15.2 miles

$30 - $45

What companies run services between Brisbane Airport (BNE), Australia and Birkdale, QLD, Australia?

You can take a train from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale via Central, platform 1 and Central, platform 2 in around 1 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale via Carindale Shopping Centre station, platform E, Carindale Shopping Centre station, platform J, Capalaba bus station, stop D, and Capalaba bus station, stop A in around 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from International Airport, platform 1 to Central, platform 1
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$10 - $14
Standard
$12 - $16
Train from Central, platform 2 to Birkdale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Boronia Rd at Aviation School to Carindale Shopping Centre station, platform E
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus from Carindale Shopping Centre station, platform J to Capalaba bus station, stop D
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus from Capalaba bus station, stop A to Birkdale Rd at Collingwood Road
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Other operators
Uber Brisbane
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$30 - $45
uberX
$30 - $45
uberXL
$40 - $60
uberSELECT
$45 - $70
Taxi from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Yellow Cab Co
Phone
+61 13 19 24
Website
yellowcab.com.au
Black & White Cabs
Phone
+61 13 32 22
Website
blackandwhitecabs.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Brisbane Airport to Birkdale
Estimated price
$11 - $90
Towncar from Brisbane Airport to Birkdale
Estimated price
$70 - $100

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale?

The distance between Brisbane Airport (BNE) and Birkdale is 15 km. The road distance is 24 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale?

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale is to drive which costs $2 - $5 and takes 21 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale?

The quickest way to get from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale is to taxi which takes 21 min and costs $60 - $75.

Is there a direct train between Brisbane Airport (BNE) and Birkdale?

No, there is no direct train from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale. However, there are services departing from International Airport, platform 1 and arriving at Birkdale, platform 1 via Central, platform 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 29 min.

Is there a direct bus between Brisbane Airport (BNE) and Birkdale?

No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale. However, there are services departing from Boronia Rd at Aviation School and arriving at Birkdale Rd at Collingwood Road via Carindale Shopping Centre station, platform J and Capalaba bus station, stop A. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

How long does it take to get from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale?

It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to get from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale, including transfers.