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.
- 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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
Travelling to the conference venue
USQ is 6 kilometres from the Toowoomba city centre. There are several options for getting to the conference venue.
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.
Free parking is available on the USQ campus in parking areas 2, 3A, 5, 10 and 13. Check the campus map for parking locations.