Getting to Ekka

Getting to Ekka

Getting to Ekka


Our friends at Secure Parking are offering guests discounted parking rates. Book online and secure your spot in advance.

Valley Metro Car Park
8 minute walk to Showgrounds
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McWhirters Car Park
13 minute walk to Showgrounds
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Chinatown Car Park
15 minute walk to Showgrounds
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Public Transport

Public transport is one of the easiest and most efficient ways to get to Ekka.

Trains arrive and depart from Exhibition Station right in the middle of the Brisbane Showgrounds and dedicated Ekka buses stop close to entry gates.

Timetables are available on the TransLink website and by calling 13 12 30.

To gain the discounted Translink Ekka Special Tickets of $6 for adults and $3 for children return, an Ekka admission ticket (either a hard ticket or online ticket on your mobile phone) must be produced.

The tickets are valid on all zones and on all modes of transport (excluding Airtrain) and are valid for the whole day. The tickets can be purchased from staffed rail stations and onboard buses, however please note while tickets purchased from a rail station can be purchased in advance and dated accordingly, ticket on buses can only be purchased on the day of travel.

Rideshare and taxis

It’s only a short rideshare or taxi ride to the Ekka from the city. Leave your car in the city and catch a rideshare service or taxi directly to the Brisbane Showgrounds.


Although cycling inside the grounds is off limits, there are secure bike racks located in Carriage and King Streets.

Visiting Brisbane?

Airtrain Deal

If you're coming from the airport, Airtrain is offering a $30 return fare between Brisbane Airport and the City. Just enter the promo code 2019EKKA when booking to redeem this offer. Click here to book.

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