Car Hire & Rental in Brisbane Airport

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Brisbane Airport (BNE)

Address: Terminal Building, Eagle Farm (Metro), Brisbane Qld, QL, 4007, Australia
Phone: (61) 07 3000 1030
Hours of Operation: Sun - Sat 5:00 AM - 12:00 AM

If flying in, the rental counter is within the terminal with a short walk to the car lot.


Location Information
Fastbreak Service
Proceed to the Budget counter Fastbreak line/or normal line if no Fastbreak line designation/or follow directions to the Fastbreak Kiosk. Present identification and receive your rental agreement. The counter representative will give the customer the keys & directions to their car.
FASTBREAK RETURN: Follow the airport signs for Car Rental return. You do not need to return to the counter to complete your rental. Record your mileage and fuel level on the rental agreement and drop it in the Budget Fastbreak return box. A closed rental agreement will be mailed to you within 48 hours.
General Directions
COUNTER: For Brisbane International Terminal arrivals, Budget counter is located at arrivals hall level 2. For Brisbane Domestic arrivals, counter is located on the ground floor across from the baggage claim area.
CARS: Vehicles are located in the parking bays just ouside the terminal.
RETURNS: Same as pick-up.
AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Vehicles may be returned to the parking bay and keys left in the drop box at the Budget counter.
After-hours Returns
Park & lock the car. Place the completed contract & the keys in the Drop Box located in the Returns area. Remember to take your personal belongings with you.

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Budget Car Rental at Brisbane Airport

Brisbane is the capital of Queensland and the third biggest city in Australia behind Sydney and Melbourne. As the biggest city in the Sunshine State, Brisbane is a popular destination for people who want to explore and discover the delights of nearby beaches and forests.

Brisbane is well serviced by the Brisbane Airport, a large modern airport which offers flights to multiple domestic and international destinations. Budget Australia offers car rental services at the airport, with a variety of vehicles available to choose from.

Budget car hire Brisbane Airport location

Brisbane Airport has separate international and domestic terminals, which are a few minutes away from each other when travelling by car. There are Budget counters available at both terminals, with the first one located on the ground floor of the domestic terminal near the baggage claim area, and the second on Level 2 of the international terminal in the arrivals hall. Whether you've arrived from overseas or somewhere else in Australia, the vehicles are located just a short walk away in their own car lot.

Brisbane Airport information

Brisbane Airport is located 12 km from the city centre at 11 The Circuit, Brisbane Airport, QLD, 4008. There are multiple ways to get to the airport, including the tried and tested route down Kingsford Smith Drive and the new route through the AirportlinkM7 bypass tunnel. The airport is easy to access via road or rail, and the coordinates are 27°23'00?S 153°07'06?E.

Brisbane Airport has two passenger terminals; the international terminal with 12 bays and aerobridges, and the domestic terminal with three satellite arms and multiple gate facilities. The large international terminal features a large five-storey car park and a smaller short-stay car park. In 2016, Brisbane airport claimed the fifth spot in an OAG report for on-time performance compared to other large airports around the world.

Things to see and do around Brisbane Airport

Brisbane Airport is not particularly close to the CBD, with visitors needing more than a couple of hours to see any of the worthwhile sights. The airport is well serviced by great local roads, however, with rental cars a fantastic way to get in and out of the city. Many of the attractions are close to the city centre, including the Botanical Gardens, South Bank, and Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA).

On the way to the city, you can check out Fortitude Valley, which is where you'll find China Town. If the Valley is a little too grimy for your liking, nearby New Farm Park is a great place to relax and enjoy a peaceful walk along the Brisbane River. The affluent suburbs of Ascot and Hamilton are also a great place to enjoy a coffee and a nice stroll close to the airport.

Nearby petrol stations

There are multiple petrol stations dotted around Brisbane Airport, including the airports own BNE Service Centre at 3 Great Barrier Reef Road. Caltex Eagle Farm is also quite close to the airport, with this petrol station located on one of the main routes in at 645 Kingsford Smith Drive. Other nearby service stations include the 7-Eleven at Ascot, Hendra Motors at Hendra, and the Foodary Caltex and Nundah.

Fleet information at Budget Brisbane Airport

Budget Australia is renowned for its wide range of cars and meticulous quality and service. Along with an impressive range of cars, 4WDs and minibuses, Budget also offers the largest fleet of trucks and commercial vehicles in Australia.

The office at Brisbane Airport is well stocked with small economical cars, standard sedans, SUVs, and family wagons. Whether you're a solo traveller, a business traveller, or a large family on the move, Budget has the right vehicle for your needs.

Distances between Brisbane Airport, Brisbane City, attractions and destinations

Brisbane Airport to Brisbane CBD 12 km
Brisbane Airport to Fortitude Valley 10 km
Brisbane Airport to New Farm Park 12 km
Brisbane Airport to Mt Cootha 24 km
Brisbane City to Gold Coast 78 km
Brisbane City to Sunshine Coast 105 km
Brisbane City to Sydney 916 km


How do I get from Brisbane Airport to CBD?

Brisbane CBD is 12 km from the airport. The two main routes are along Kingsford Smith Drive and through the new AirportlinkM7 bypass tunnel.

Does Brisbane Airport have showers?

Brisbane Airport has a number of services, including free showers at both the domestic and international terminals. Showers are available on Levels 2, 3 and 4 of the international terminal, and Levels 1 and 2 of the domestic terminal.

How much is a taxi from Brisbane airport to CBD?

A standard taxi fare from the Brisbane CBD to the airport will cost around AU$35 but renting a car is the best option to get around.