Air Travel, Getting Around, Plan Your Trip, Queensland, Australia

Air Travel

Whether you're flying into Queensland, or flying within Queensland, the flight information on this page should help you plan your trip. For interstate travellers, most will have the choice of flying to Queensland with Qantas, Virgin Australia or Jetstar. For our overseas visitors, Brisbane, Cairns, Gold Coast and Townsville all have international terminals. Most long-haul flights land at Brisbane International Airport, although several services fly direct to these other airports.

To help you plan your trip, we've gathered some helpful information together below. Just click on the links to jump to the relevant section, or simply browse through the page. Safe flight!

Airports International & Domestic

Airports Domestic Only

Travel Times

International Travel Times

The following list should give an indication of international flight times to Queensland (depending on route):

Auckland to Brisbane: 3.5-4 hours
Hong Kong to Brisbane: 8.5 hours
London to Brisbane: 23-27 hours
Los Angeles to Brisbane: 13-14 hours
Tokyo to Brisbane: 8.5 hours

Remember Brisbane is 10 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+10).

Information about visas and quarantine advice is essential reading for international visitors.

Interstate Travel Times

Sydney to Brisbane: 1 hour
Melbourne to Brisbane: 2 hours
Adelaide to Brisbane: 2.5 hours
Darwin to Brisbane: 4 hours
Perth to Brisbane: 5.5 hours

Farefinders

You can use the search forms below to plan your trip with QantasVirgin or Jetstar. Just select your point of origin, your desired Queensland destination, and the travel dates you were after. Please note that all results will open in a new window.

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Services
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Mission Beach Dunk Island Water Taxi

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
From AU$40 - 50
Having been in operation since 1975, the Mission Beach Dunk Island Water Taxi offers transfers daily to one of Australia's most beautiful tropical island destinations, Dunk Island. Simply a short 10 minute ride in their fully enclosed 10 metre vessel, over azure blue waters of the Coral Sea and you can sink your feet into the sand and enjoy this remarkable island for the day.

SeaLink Queensland

Townsville, Townsville Area
From AU$33 - 33
SeaLink Queensland is your one-stop-shop for your visit to North Queensland. From day tours, accommodation, transport and activities, specialising in Townsville and Magnetic Island, SeaLink Queensland can help you plan the ultimate Aussie adventure from Fraser Island to Cape Tribulation!

Fantasea Cruising Magnetic

South Townsville, Townsville Area
From AU$28 - 212
Take in the stunning views while cruising on Magnetic Island's only passenger and car ferry service. With eight return trips daily, they welcome you aboard Fantasea as they make their way to Magnetic Island where you can enjoy magnificent weather, azure waters, brilliant beaches, fascinating flora and fauna, fine food and wines, and activities almost too numerous to mention.

Noosa Ferry Cruise Company

Tewantin, Noosa Area
From AU$25.00 - 49.00
The beautiful ferry boats are now available for a number of products, departing Tewantin, Noosaville, Noosa Sound and Noosa Heads. Discover the beautiful waterway and its townships at a leisurely pace.

Portside Wharf

Hamilton, Brisbane Area
Portside Wharf is one of Brisbane's more modern landmarks, a lifestyle hub with residents, high-end retailers and award-winning restaurants. Enjoy the spectacle of watching international cruise ships pull into the port, relax at sunset with cocktails and tapas at Byblos Bar and Restaurant, treat your taste buds to a fusion of flavours at Sono Japanese Restaurant or catch the latest blockbuster at Dendy Cinemas.

Avis Australia

Multiple Locations
From AU$50 - 150
Avis is the leading car rental company in Australia, operating at more than 240 conveniently located rental facilities, including all major airports. With a long history of innovation in the car rental industry, their 'We Try Harder' approach to service makes Avis one of the world's best-known car rental brands.

Con-X-ion Airport Transfers

Molendinar, Gold Coast Area
From AU$15 - 68
Con-X-ion are leaders in the field of transportation, specialising in door to door airport and cruise transfer services, theme park and attraction transfers and group charter services. With over 30 years of experience they are a trusted and reliable source for all of your transportation needs.

Hughes Chauffeured Cars Limousines Coaches - Marcoola

Marcoola, Sunshine Coast Area
From AU$57 - 999
Since 1904 discerning Australians have relied upon Hughes for their personal transport needs. Inductee 'Quality Hall of Fame'. Hughes’ fleet of chauffeured cars, limousines & coaches is Australia’s only national, chauffeur driven cars, limousine service and is manned 24 hour 'Operations and Reservations Centre', will text chauffeur and vehicle details prior to pickup and you can track your vehicle via link to GPS vehicle tracking system.

Redspot Car Rentals - Brisbane Airport

Brisbane Airport, Brisbane Area
Redspot operates a large Australian network of airport and downtown rental car locations with a wide variety of new age rental vehicles available at competitive prices. Redspot, founded in 1989 is the only Australian owned and operated car rental company with desks at all major Australian airports.

Mighty Cars and Campers Brisbane

Eagle Farm, Brisbane Area
From AU$59 - 416
Mighty Cars and Campers is part of Australasia's biggest campervan company. At Mighty they help travellers kick start stories by providing the best value, low cost campervans that are simple to use. Combined with an easy self-service check in process that gets you on the road faster, convenient branch locations and 24 hour roadside assistance, they've got you covered.
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