Translink's go card is an electronic ticket for quick, easy, and convenient travel. In the greater Brisbane, Ipswich, Sunshine Coast, and Gold Coast districts, use your go card on all Translink bus, train (including Airtrain), ferry, and tram services. The best thing about the go card is that it is less expensive than a paper ticket.
Load currency on to your card to pay-as-you-go on all four modes of transport. You can do this at retailers, online or at one of the Go top-up machines at selected train stations. Simply tap on at the beginning of your trip and tap off at the end to be charged the correct fare.
Uber is a smarter, more cost efficient, safe way to get around Brisbane when compared to a regular taxi. You’ll need to download the Uber app to your smartphone and set-up a user profile including your credit card details. From there, you can use the app to book a car at the tap of a button.
Best of all, Uber is cashless - your credit card is automatically charged - and there’s no need to tip.
Riding a bike is a fun, healthy and sustainable way of getting around the city. Using 2 wheels can also save you time and money. Brisbane is a fantastic city to explore on two wheels. There are many cycle ways though when you know where you are going. As such it is important to plan your route and take great care.
Note that riding without a bike helmet is illegal in Australia.