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

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Train  •  1 h 28 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 / ...

$13 - $19

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Line 590 bus, line 250 bus, line 254 bus  •  1 h 41 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

$40 - $55

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 - $85

Towncar  •  21 min

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

$65 - $90

Uber  •  21 min

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

$29 - $40

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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 41 min.

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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 28 min.

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The distance between Brisbane Airport (BNE) and Birkdale is 15 km. The road distance is 24.4 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale without a car is to train which takes 1 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to get from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale, including transfers.

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Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale bus services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, depart from Boronia Rd at Aviation School station.

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Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale train services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, depart from International Airport, platform 1 station.

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The best way to get from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale is to train which takes 1 h 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 590 bus and line 250 bus and line 254 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 41 min.

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Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale bus services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, arrive at Birkdale Rd at Collingwood Road station.

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Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale train services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, arrive at Birkdale, platform 1 station.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale.
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  • Distance: 9.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 28 min

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 28 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 41 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 - $15
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$10 - $13
Standard
$11 - $15
Train from Central, platform 2 to Birkdale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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 - $5
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
$29 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$29 - $40
UberX
$29 - $40
UberXL
$40 - $60
Select
$45 - $65
Taxi from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Black & White Cabs
Phone
+61 13 32 22
Website
blackandwhitecabs.com.au
Yellow Cab Co
Phone
+61 13 19 24
Website
yellowcab.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Brisbane Airport to Birkdale
Estimated price
$11 - $85
Towncar from Brisbane Airport to Birkdale
Estimated price
$65 - $90

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale is 24 km. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Birkdale.

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