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Layover in Brisbane? Use Airtrain to experience the best of Brisbane in under 24 hours

If you have an upcoming layover in Brisbane, lucky you.

The river city is rich with entertainment, shopping, fantastic food and cultural wonders. Airtrain’s fast and budget-friendly service means that you can get the most out of your Brisbane layover – whether it’s for 3 or 23 hours.

Meeting 95% of flights between 4am-10pm, Airtrain services can take you from Brisbane Airport to the heart of the CBD in just 20 minutes. Airtrain’s speedy travel times and frequent services mean that even on a small layover, you can squeeze in some of the River City’s finest offerings.

Treat yourself to 24/7 pancakes

Since 1979, Pancake Manor has been serving up fresh pancakes to the hungry masses. A Brisbane institution, the CBD location is open 24 hours with the only exception being Christmas day. Best of all, it’s just a short walk from Central Station.

Freshen up at Streets Beach

If you’ve stepped off your flight and found yourself yearning for some Vitamin D, use Airtrain’s rapid service to head to South Brisbane Station. Brisbane’s iconic Streets Beach is a stone’s throw from there, and the perfect place to kick back and relax under the Queensland sun.

Head to Fortitude Valley to dine at some of Australia’s best restaurants

Airtrain services travel right to the heart of Fortitude Valley. Referred to as simply ‘the Valley’ by most, this area is home to a range of awarded restaurants, bars and music venues. Why not use your Brisbane layover to grab some dim sum at the hatted Little Valley, or indulge in the casual fare at one of Brisbane’s newest breweries, Soapbox Beer.

Get back to nature with a stroll through the Roma Street Parkland

Only a short walk from Roma Street Station and you’ll find yourself amongst 16 hectares of jaw-dropping natural beauty. The Roma Street Parkland boasts playgrounds, barbecues, a range of picturesque picnic spots and a packed calendar of events.  

Shop ‘til you drop at the famed Queen Street Mall

If you’re in need of a little retail therapy, use your Brisbane layover to rejuvenate your wardrobe at Queen Street Mall. Offering flagship stores, boutique arcade shopping and a range of department stores, there’s something for every taste and all budgets.

Even on a tight turnaround, Airtrain’s rapid services make it easy to experience the best of Brisbane.

Book your Airtrain ticket online and step off your flight and into a day to remember.