Getting to the race

Brisbane is Australia’s new world city. The city offers a wide range of ways to see Brisbane City and help you arrive at your race with minimal stress and the convenience of our extensive public transport network. From the moment you arrive in Brisbane, let our friendly community make your trip worry-free.

Event finish precinct

The official Brisbane Marathon Festival 2022 event precinct is at the City Botanic Gardens. The event precinct will be your best location to store baggage, access toilets and find information about your event.

Click here for getting to the City Botanic Gardens’ information 

As road closures will be in place for the event, we recommend seeking parking arrangements prior to race day (see below) and walking to the finish precinct.


We recommend parking in one of the following easy to access locations for your Brisbane Marathon Festival experience. Event participants and spectators can park at a variety of locations within short walking distance of the event start and finish line and close to a range of fantastic restaurants. Limited spaces available within each location, our parking partner Secure Parking are offering $10 daily parking at the following central locations: Wintergarden, Mcaurther Central and Central Plaza 1. More information is available here

Arriving in Brisbane for the marathon?

Brisbane International and Domestic Airport are just 20 minutes from the central CBD by car. Alternatively, catch the “airtrain” directly from the airport to the city in 20 minutes. A pain-free and quick expedition to sunny Queensland’s capital city. VisitBrisbane Airport website for more information.

Already in Brisbane?

Starting at Alice Street, participants can enjoy convenient access to the start line from the City Botanic Gardens. Road closures will be in place from 4.30am. Please ensure you check the official road closures here. 

Taxi services
  • Black and White Cabs (131 008)
  • Yellow Cabs (13 CABS) or 13 2227

Road Closures

Please refer to the Changed Traffic Conditions section of our website.