We’ve suggested some transport options below. For options specific to your location, please use the map above.
Travelling by CityCat
Take a trip along the Brisbane River! CityCats travel between St Lucia and Northshore Hamilton for the ultimate Brisbane experience. See the sites before arriving at Howard Smith Wharves. The closest ferry terminal is at Riverside - just a 15min/800m walk to the precinct. Click to visit TransLink.
Travelling by CityHopper
The CityHopper service runs every 30 minutes to Eagle Street Pier, with a short riverside walk to HSW. Hop across the river for free between 6am and midnight! - just a 17min/1.1km walk to the precinct. Click to visit TransLink.
Travelling by Train
Central Station in Brisbane City, and Fortitude Valley Station are the most convenient train stations to access the Howard Smith Wharves precinct. From Central Station; either a 15min/1.1km walk, or catch the 199 bus two stops from Adelaide Street Stop 31 to Adelaide Street Stop 36, then a 2min/150m walk to the precinct. From Fortitude Valley; either a 14min/1km walk, or catch a bus two stops from Wickham Street Stop 228 to Queen Street Stop 67, then a 2min/140m walk to the precinct. Click to visit TransLink.
Travelling by Bus
Adelaide Street, Eagle Street, Ann Street and Brunswick Street are the closest bus stops to Howard Smith Wharves. View the map above for transport options, and don’t forget your Go Card! Click to visit TransLink.
Travelling by Car
Pick-up, drop-off or park. On-site parking is available at Secure Parking for 359 vehicles. Alternative car parking located nearby at: Secure Parking Emirates Car Park - Eagle Street (a 3 min walk along the river), Secure Parking Chinatown Car Park and Secure Parking 388 Brunswick Street Car Park.
On-site parking is available with a new underground car park for 359 vehicles. The car park is operated by Secure Parking. Click here to pre-book your car park.
Travelling from Airport
Booking a ride share service from the airport? Easy! Order your ride share using your preferred app to 5 Boundary Street, Brisbane City and follow the signs to the designated Ride Booking area at the airport.Taxi pick-ups are available 24/7 from ranks outside the domestic and international airports.Alternatively you can take the Airtrain into Brisbane City. Just 20 minutes by train will get you to Central Station - 1km from Howard Smith Wharves. Train services run every 15 minutes. Click to visit Brisbane Airport.
Travelling by Foot
The west footpath joins Howard Smith Wharves from the City Reach Boardwalk near Queen Street, Brisbane City. The east footpath begins at the New Farm Riverwalk from Riverview Court, New Farm. Two lifts are located at the top of the cliffs on Bowen Terrace for direct access into the precinct.
Travelling by Bike
The precinct will have a shared cycle and pedestrian path running through it, providing access from the New Farm Riverwalk to Brisbane City. Howard Smith Wharves will hold 50 public bicycle spaces and 33 employee bicycle spaces, to encourage a greener transport option.
Travelling by taxi or ride share
A designated pick-up and drop-off zone will be located at 5 Boundary Street, Brisbane City for quick and easy access.
We strive to provide inclusive, safe access for all visitors to the precinct. The precinct is accessible via stairs and lifts on Bowen Terrace, drop-off zones at 5 Boundary Street, and the Riverwalk from Brisbane City and New Farm entrances.
There is lift access located opposite Malt Street and Bowen Street on Bowen Terrace, New Farm to allow easy access from above the cliffs directly into the precinct. Both lifts are now available for use.