Getting to the race

Brisbane is Australia’s new world city. Providing a range of ways to see Brisbane City and help you arrive at your race with minimal stress and the convenience of our extensive public transport network. From the moment you arrive in Brisbane, let our friendly community make your trip easy.

Arriving in Brisbane for the marathon?

Brisbane International and Domestic Airport are just 15 minutes from the central CBD by car. Alternatively catch the “airtrain” directly from the airport to the city in 20 minutes. A pain-free and quick expedition to sunny Queensland’s capital city. Visit Brisbane Airport website for more information

Already in Brisbane?

Click here to see details on how to get to the Brisbane Riverstage, City Botanic Gardens.

Public transport options available

Taxi services

Bus services

Brisbane local bus service timetables can be accessed online at Translink Government website

Ferry services

Travel the Brisbane River on the Brisbane CityCat service which operates 7 days a week.
Your terminal is the QUT Gardens Point at Alice Street.

(PLEASE NOTE: Ferry services will be operating ONLY after 7am on Sunday, so will provide a fantastic way to relax after finishing your event whilst taking in the fresh air of the Brisbane River.)

Train services

Quickly reach your destination on the start line for the Brisbane Marathon Festival with Brisbane’s fantastic network of train stations. Travel to Central Station in Brisbane CBD for a leisurely stroll to the start of your event.

Travelling by car?


Take the frustration and stress out of your morning by taking advantage of Wilson Parking’s special Brisbane Marathon Festival 2014 offer. Wilson Parking and Brisbane Marathon Festival have partnered to provide participants with a special $5 parking rate for Sunday 3 August 2014.

Two convenient locations within 800m of the start line on Alice Street.

Roads will be closed to the general public (ie: non participants) from 4am until 8am. Click here to see a list of all roads closed.


Distance to start
Book online
Riverside Centre800900m WalkClick to book for Riverside Centre
Booking code: BMF14RC
Mary Street450500m WalkClick to book for Mary Street
Booking code: BMF14MS
**$5 Parking Flat Rate for Sunday 3 August 2014 - Please read all entry terms and conditions**

Save the stress and book online for your guarantee spot in your preferred Wilson Parking bay.