There are 5 ways to get from Brisbane to Birkdale by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar
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Train • 53 min
$3 - $5
4 alternative options
Bus • 55 min
$4 - $6
Taxi • 24 min
$40 - $50
Drive • 24 min
$2 - $3
Uber • 24 min
$27 - $40
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Birkdale is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 24 min.
The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Birkdale is to taxi which costs $55 - $75 and takes 24 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boggo Road, platform 5 and arriving at Birkdale station station. Services depart hourly, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 55 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central, platform 2 and arriving at Birkdale, platform 1. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 53 min.
The distance between Brisbane and Birkdale is 19 km. The road distance is 23.7 km.
The best way to get from Brisbane to Birkdale without a car is to train which takes 53 min and costs $5 - $7.
The train from Central, platform 2 to Birkdale, platform 1 takes 53 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.
Brisbane to Birkdale bus services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, depart from Boggo Road, platform 5 station.
Brisbane to Birkdale train services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, depart from Central, platform 2 station.
The best way to get from Brisbane to Birkdale is to train which takes 53 min and costs $5 - $7. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $6 - $9 and takes 55 min.
What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Birkdale, QLD, Australia?
TRANSLink QLD operates a train from Brisbane to Birkdale every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 53 min. Alternatively, TRANSLink QLD operates a bus from Brisbane to Birkdale hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 55 min.
Bus from Boggo Road, platform 5 to Birkdale station
- Ave. Duration
- 55 min
- Estimated price
- $4 - $6
- Schedules at
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More Questions & Answers
Brisbane to Birkdale bus services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, arrive at Birkdale station.
Brisbane to Birkdale train services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, arrive at Birkdale, platform 1 station.
Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Birkdale is 24 km. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Brisbane to Birkdale.
There are 617+ hotels available in Birkdale. Prices start at $74 USD per night.