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Getting To Ipswich

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Ipswich is only 45 minutes by road from Brisbane City, one hour from the Gold Coast and one hour from Brisbane Airport.

Ipswich is easily accessible from Brisbane Airport. Ipswich is a 60-minute drive from the airports, or visitors can take a bus or the Airtrain.
Airtrain is the quick and easy way to transfer from the domestic and international airports.  Sit back in air-conditioned comfort and take the express pathway to Brisbane before changing at Roma Street or Central Stations for your journey through to Ipswich.  

Airport Express operates a door-to-door airport bus shuttle service to/from Brisbane Domestic and International Airports.  Bookings are essential and must be made two full working days before the service being provided. Bookings and payment can be made by contacting the Ipswich Visitor Information Centre on 3281 0555 or via email on [email protected]

The Brisbane Citytrain network provides regular connections from Ipswich to Brisbane and connections to the Gold and Sunshine Coast rail lines. 

Ipswich is located at the nexus of five major arterial roads allowing for easy access.

From the east: The Ipswich Motorway links Ipswich to Brisbane.
From the south-east: The Logan Motorway links Ipswich to the Gold Coast and Pacific Highway from New South Wales, along with the Gateway Motorway from Brisbane Airport and Sunshine Coast.

Daily bus connections are available from the Brisbane Transit Centre in Brisbane. For more information contact the centre on 3236 2020.