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Getting there

Planning a weekend at Le Festival 2024 in July? Not sure of the best route to get you to South Bank? Never fear! We’re here with a transport guide just for you, to help make your journey as smooth as possible.

how to get to South Bank Cultural Forecourt

Getting to South Bank is easy.. It’s so central! There’s ample parking, including South Bank’s underground car park, and various public transport options only minutes’ walking distance from the Le Festival!

Our main event is located at the heart of the Brisbane Cultural Precinct: The South Bank Cultural Forecourt (where the BRISBANE letters are). There are several ways to get here, so keep reading for details…

'Green Travel': Walking (Why French women don't get fat), Cycling, eScooters...

Enjoy the beautiful river views by riding or walking to South Bank. Access the Clem Jones Promenade from the city using the Victoria Bridge or even the Goodwill Bridge at the South end of South Bank.

Public Transport (No "Greves" announced)

South Bank is connected to numerous public transport options including buses, trains, and CityCats and Ferries.

  • Trains :
    two train stations service the area, both conveniently located on Grey Street - South Bank and South Brisbane; the latter is your closest option for Le Festival. Plan your train journey here
  • Buses :
    Regular services to/from South Bank and Cultural Centre Stations, the latter is your closest stop to our event. Plan your bus journey here
  • CityCat/Ferry :
    South Bank River Terminal on the Clem Jones Promenade is only a short walk away if you want to take a ride down the Brisbane River on a CityCat. 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. You can also take advantage of the free CityHopper.

Driving and Parking

It’s hard to beat the convenience of driving at times, so to help you, South Bank’s underground carpark offers over 800 spaces (including 8 disabled bays) with stair and lift accessibility from both the north and south entrances. It’s located at Little Stanley Street, entry via Tribune or Glenelg St, height restriction 2.1m. Visit the South Bank Car Park website  or call 07 3403 8888 for more information.
… And if it’s full, there’s also parking available at several other nearby locations, including : Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) | Queensland  Performing Arts Centre | Queensland Art Gallery | Queensland Museum | State Library of Queensland | SW1 | Southpoint

Travel safe !  We cannot wait to see you at South Bank Cultural Forecourt very soon! A bientôt!

Taxi and Rideshare

Sharing a ride with friends and/or family is also a great alternative. You can find ready-to-go taxis at the taxi rank in Grey St (next to The Emporium), or book a taxi from your preferred rider online.
Refer to the Google Map to help you plan your trip.


Live entertainment ​Program

All Week-end Roving

Ruba Tuba ♦ Mademoiselle Glitter ♦ Stilt walkers ♦ Mlle Glitter – Eiffel Tower ♦ French acrobats ♦ Ground Rovers