Visiting the Centre
Visiting BCEC for an event, show or conference? We’re nestled in the heart of South Bank, Brisbane a thriving cultural, dining and entertainment hub, our unique location in the riverside is a drawcard for delegates and visitors attending events, exhibitions and conferences in Brisbane.
Getting to BCEC
Find the best way for you to get to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. The BCEC has two entrances, one on Grey Street and our main entrance on the corner of Merivale & Glenelg Streets.
Getting to BCEC via public transport is easy and efficient with bus, ferry and train options available. More information about planning your journey via public transport can be found on the TransLink website.
South Brisbane Railway Station adjacent to the Convention Centre on Grey Street or South Bank Railway Station are the most convenient stations to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.
The Cultural Centre Station on Melbourne Street and the South Bank Busway Station cnr of Colchester and Tribune Streets are closest to BCEC.
The public transport ferries CityCats operate everyday and stop at the South Bank River Terminal on the Clem Jones Promenade. The inner-city ferry travels between the CBD, North Quay and Kangaroo Point, stopping at South Bank Terminal 1 and 2 on the Clem Jones Promenade.
We provide undercover parking for up to 1500 vehicles. Our car park has direct lift access to the Centre’s multiple convention floors and exhibition facilities. Car park 1 is best for Merivale Street rooms, Car Park 2 & 3 are best for Exhibition Halls and Grey Street rooms via Russell Street Walkway.
Walking to the Centre
BCEC is a short stroll across from the Brisbane CBD connected by Victoria Bridge. Hotels, restaurants & bars, South Bank beach and its parklands are all within walking distance from BCEC.
Taxi ranks are located outside the main entrance to the Centre on Merivale Street and a taxi drop off located at the Convention Centre Grey Street entrance.
From the Brisbane Airport
Both Brisbane domestic and international airports are 30min drive from the Centre.
The AirTrain connects South Brisbane station to Brisbane’s international and domestic airports with stops in the Brisbane CBD and Fortitude Valley. Tickets and a timetable for this service can be found at the Information Desk or you can pre-book on the AirTrain Website →
Eating + Dining
Voted Australia’s Caterer of the Year and Best Function/Convention Centre Caterer for the third occasion, Olio Restaurant + Bar and Merivales deliver a delicious selection of restaurant and cafe fare, fresh daily from our kitchens.