Getting to the Brisbane Festival

The Festival is held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Merivale Street, South Bank. A modern, fully air conditioned venue, you can also enjoy several lunch cafes and coffee bars.

Getting there

Getting to the Festival is easy: train or bus are the best option with two train and two bus stations just a minutes’ walk from the Exhibition Centre.

The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre has limited parking for visitors and the carpark fills up very quickly.

For real-time information on car park availability, rates, opening hours and GPS navigation, download the UbiPark app – available for download in the iTunes or Play Stores.

There are a number of other secure car parks surrounding the venue, highlighted here.

Car Parking Options near BCEC

Get Parked

Get Parked have an abundance of budget-friendly casual parking options available near BCEC.

From the Merivale Street carpark, there is a $15 flat rate which you can book (only a 1 minute walk away from the venue.)

Alternatively, there is also parking available at 9 Cordelia St and 64 Peel St from just $10/day on weekends, with only a 4 – 6 minute walk to the venue.

Scan the QR code on the graphic below to go directly to Get Parked’s online web app, where you can promptly create an account to view their parking options in South Brisbane and book BCEC parking seamlessly.

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Secure Parking

See below Secure Parking’s car parking offers via Cordelia Street. Scan their QR Code shown on the flyer below to book your spot!

SW1 Carpark – 32 Cordelia Street:

Friday: $25 flat rate using promo code MBSFRI22

Saturday: $15 flat rate using promo code MBSWKD22

CLICK HERE to scan QR Code!

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By Public Transport

Catching a train or bus is the most convenient way of getting to the Festival.

There are two train stations and two bus stations within a few minutes’ walk of the Exhibition Centre:

★ South Brisbane Train Station
★ South Bank Train Station
★ The Cultural Centre Station
★ South Bank Busway Station.

Fancy the Ferry?

★ CityCats operate daily from 5.30am to 10.30pm with the South Bank 2 Ferry Terminal only a short walk to the Exhibition Centre.

View PDF Transport/Car Parks Map here.

Plan your trip and get the latest public transport information via Translink.

Download your PDF parking map below: