Brisbane’s Airtrain

Train Services

Airtrain is highly regarded as a preferred method of transport from Brisbane Airport. More than 25 million passenger trips have been made since its launch in 2001. Airtrain was awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for its service in 2017 and 2018.

The Airtrain service connects passengers from the Brisbane Airport to the City in 20 minutes, and travels express to the Gold Coast. Passengers can catch Airtrain and Tram for travel to the heart of Surfers Paradise, via a transfer at Helensvale rail station to the G:link tram service or direct to your Gold Coast address with the AirtrainConnect service, a premium door-to-door service combining the train with a chauffeured vehicle.

Travel from Brisbane Airport every 15 minutes during peak times (30 minutes off-peak) with Airtrain. The journey is comfortable in their modern fleet of trains, with air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, space for luggage, restrooms on board, and LED screens to help you navigate your journey. Airtrain services operate between 5.40 am to 10 pm daily.

Book your ticket online and get your return journey free*, plus exclusive specials for duo travellers, group travellers, and families with kids travelling free*. You can also purchase your ticket on arrival from the station or use your go card.

Airtrain is a COVID Clean Practising Business and is following all the practices and guidelines of this program.

*T&Cs apply.



Return for free*

Get on board with our BEST DEAL EVER – with a return journey for FREE* to every train station in South East Queensland!

These prices are unbelievable! Travel return to Brisbane City for just $9.90 each way and to the Gold Coast for just $17.95 each way.

To secure this great deal, book your ticket at The booking form will automatically apply your return ticket for free*.

Valid from: 21 Jun 2022 to 21 Sep 2022 Redeem from: 21 Jun 2022 to 31 Mar 2023

  • The deal includes the train between Brisbane Airport and Gold Coast stations and the G:link tram if travelling to an applicable station. The deal must be used for the Airtrain service.
  • Offer must be used for a return trip for Airtrain services or Airtrain and tram services only. Offer for bookings between 20 June–31 Dec 2022 & travel until 31 Mar 2023. Adult fares only. Airtrain website only. This ticket is non-refundable but is transferable (you must notify us before the date of travel). See full T&Cs at the website
Return for free to any SEQ train station. Terms and conditions apply.



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Brisbane Airport to the City, Airtrain is the fast and economical way to travel. In 20 minutes you’ll travel directly from Brisbane Airport to the heart of Brisbane’s Central Business District – Central Station.

Your City ticket is valid for travel to and from all stations between the Airport and South Brisbane including: Bowen Hills, Fortitude Valley, Central Station and Roma Street Station.

Airtrain is your fast and reliable airport transfer option. Fully integrated into the TransLink network, catching Airtrain means you can easily access other Brisbane trains to or from the suburbs.

You can travel by go card, station ticket or pre-book online and save up to 15 per cent.

Brisbane Airport to the Gold Coast, Airtrain is the fast and economical way to travel.

You will travel express to the Gold Coast from Beenleigh to Varsity Lakes. The Airtrain stops at all Gold Coast stations, including Ormeau, Coomera, Helensvale (connects with G:Link tram at Helensvale station), Nerang, Robina and Varsity Lakes.

You can travel by go card, station ticket or pre-book online and save up to 15 per cent.

Airtrain is the fastest and most economical way to travel to the heart of the Gold Coast. If you are heading to one of the beach side suburbs of the Gold Coast – Airtrain and Tram is for you!

Airtrain travels express to the Gold Coast and allows you to connect to the G:link tram station at the Helensvale rail station via a skybridge. Airtrain and Tram takes you directly into the heart of Southport, Main Beach, Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach.

Your Airtrain and Tram ticket is valid for travel to and from all tram stations between the Airport and the Gold Coast including: Parkwood, Parkwood East, Gold Coast University Hospital, Griffith University, Queen Street, Nerang Street, Southport, Southport South, Broadwater Parklands, Main Beach, Surfers Paradise North, Cypress Avenue, Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise, Northcliffe, Florida Gardens, Broadbeach North and Broadbeach South.

You can travel by go card, station ticket or pre-book online and save up to 15 per cent.

The Airtrain runs express and stops at all Gold Coast train stations; Coomera, Helensvale, Nerang, Robina and Varsity Lakes.

The Train and Transfer service is a door to door service, including a train and chauffeured vehicle from the Brisbane Airport to a Gold Coast accommodation, private address and return. All luggage requirements are catered for at no extra cost.

You can travel by pre-booking online and save up to 15 per cent or at Airtrain Station.


From AU$10.00

Airtrain offers three key services – train (starting at AUD10), Airtrain and tram (starting at AUD35.60) and AirtrainConnect (starting at AUD52.50).

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