Getting to Toowoomba

Toowoomba is a very accessible city. It’s just an hour and a half drive west of Brisbane and two and a half hours from the Gold Coast. You can get to Toowoomba by car, bus or plane.

Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport

Toowoomba has its own regional airport. Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport is Australia’s newest airport and is located 20 kilometres from the Toowoomba city centre and USQ’s campus. Fly direct to Toowoomba from Melbourne, Sydney, Cairns and Townsville. Further information.

Airlines

  • Qantas offers daily flights to and from Sydney.
  • Airnorth offers return services to Melbourne, Cairns and Townsville.
  • Regional Express offers a number of flights to Western Queensland.

Flight schedules

Wellcamp Airport publishes a flight schedule for Toowoomba arrivals and departures. The schedule includes flight numbers as well as arrival and departure times. You may find this helpful when booking your flights.

Travelling to and from Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport

Taxi

A taxi rank is located at the airport. Garden City Cabs can be contacted on 133 222.

Fares from the airport to Toowoomba CBD range from AUD $55.00 – $65.00.

Bus

Peters Coaches provides a local Toowoomba door-to-door transport service to all major accommodation as well as homes. The cost of a one way adult fare is AUD $35.00. Visit the Peters Coaches website for further information or to book.

Brisbane Airport

The Brisbane Airports (International and Domestic) are located next to each other, 13 kilometres (8 miles) north east of Brisbane’s central business district and 140 kilometres from Toowoomba.

Travelling to and from Brisbane Airport

Bus

The Airport Flyer provides door-to-door airport transfer service in country Southern Queensland. The cost of a one-way adult fare is AUD $75.00. For more information, including bookings, visit the Airport Flyer website.

Getting around Toowoomba

There is a suburban bus service operated by Bus Queensland Toowoomba throughout the city.

Taxis are available through Garden City Cabs. Book via phone 133 222, online or via app (download from the App Store or Google Play).

Uber operates in Toowoomba – you’ll just need to get the Uber app to get started. Download from the App Store or Google Play. New to Uber? Check out this beginner’s guide.

Travelling to the conference venue

USQ is 6 kilometres from the Toowoomba city centre. There are several options for getting to the conference venue.

Courtesy shuttle

A shuttle service will be provided to and from the USQ campus and three Toowoomba hotels:

  • Toowoomba Central Plaza Apartments
  • Quest Toowoomba
  • The City Golf Club Motel

A schedule including locations and times will be posted here closer to the conference. The shuttle service is complimentary.

Conference parking

Free parking is available on the USQ campus in parking areas 2, 3A, 5, 10 and 13. Check the campus map for parking locations.