What are the opening hours of the Centre?
The Administration Office is open from 8:30am – 5pm, Monday to Friday. Operational hours are determined by events held at the Centre.
Getting to BCEC via Public Transport
A comprehensive network of trains, buses and city cats (ferries) link the Centre with Brisbane city and suburbs. Translink tickets are the best way to visit and travel around the city. The Translink website contains more details:http://www.translink.com.au/
Q. By Train?
The closest train station is South Brisbane; only a few minutes walk away. A regular Air Train service operates between Brisbane’s international and domestic airports. Travelling time is approximately 25mins. Tickets are available from the Information Desk.
Q. By Bus?
The Cultural Centre is the main hub for most bus routes, only a few minutes walk away adjacent to the Queensland Performing Acts Centre. A Free Loop downtown bus service circles Brisbane’s Central Business District only.
Q. By River Cat?
The CityCat Ferry stops at Southbank Terminal 2 which is located on the Clem Jones Promenade. CityCats run daily from 5.30am-10.30pm.
Q. By Taxi?
A dedicated taxi rank is located at the main entrance of the Centre on the Cnr Merivale and Glenelg Streets. Taxis are also accessible in other locations in the South Bank precinct including the 2 hotels – Rydges and Mantra.
Can I Park at the Centre and whats is the cost?
There are 1,500 undercover parking spaces available at the Centre, accessed by Merivale Street.
Entry heights are as follows: Car Park one: 2.3m, Car Park two: 2.2m (Merivale St) or 2.1m (Russell St Ramp) or 2.2m (Melbourne St), Car Park three: 2m (Merivale Street) or 2.1m (Grey St).
For more information & prices on parking at the Centre click here
Does the Centre have ATM Bank machines
Yes, there are two ATMs situated on the main exhibition concourse on the Merivale Street side of BCEC and one located next to Olio Cafe & Bar on the Grey Street Ground Level. Other ATMs are available nearby in the South Bank precinct.
What hotels are within walking distance to the Centre?
A list of hotels can be found in the visiting the Centre section of the web site on the Accommodation page.
Enquiring about lost property at the Centre?
Where can I find Events happening at the Centre?
Where are concerts held in the Centre?
The majority of our concerts are held in the Great Hall.
Where can I purchase tickets for events at BCEC?
I'm having issues with my tickets
As a venue only, we do not handle the management of tickets to shows, concerts and events at the Centre and unfortunately cannot help with your enquiry.
If you are having issues or enquiries about:
- Tickets not printing
- Misplaced tickets
Contact the ticket issuer from where you purchased your tickets.
Where do I find concert floor plans and where do I know where my seats are for concerts in attending?
How do I apply for a job at the Centre?
Who owns and manages the Centre?
The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) was built by the State Government of Queensland and opened in 1995. BCEC is owned by South Bank Corporation on behalf of the Queensland Government and is proudly managed by AEG Ogden who operate convention and exhibition centres, arenas, theatres and stadiums across the Asia Pacific Region.