PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN THE GOLD COAST AND BRISBANE
GOLD COAST and BRISBANE work closely with Translink which is the provider for public transport; within the options that you have to move around this beautiful cities you find: bus, train and tram services.
If you need to plan your trip you can go to: Translink journey planner.
The TransLink Journey Planner will help you to plan your trip and provides fare and timetable information.
In order to use these services you have to acquire a Go Card. The fastest way to get your Go Card are through:
- 7/Eleven stores and selected retailers where you see the “buy” symbol
- Queensland Rail Station ticket offices
- Fare Machines at G:link and busway stations
- On board Brisbane City Council CityCat and Ferries
The cost to acquire a Go Card is of $5
When you start your journey please remember to touch on when getting into the public transport and touch off when getting off, there is always a Translink Logo at the entrance of all public transport
For International Students you may be eligible to apply for a concession which will make your journeys 50% cheaper than an adult fare.
Step 1:Get your Student Identification Card (you will need student ID number to apply for concession fares). Please see admin team the issuance of your to apply for concession fares). Please see admin team the Please see admin team for the issuance of your student ID card.
Step 2: Purchase a concession or adult Go Card and logon to the TransLink website to register your Go Card and input details as required.
Step 3: Review your details and submit.
Note: If you are eligible, TransLink will notify you via SMS or email and concession will notify you via SMS or email and concession fares will be activated on your go card the next time you travel.
If you are not eligible, TransLink will notify you via SMS or email with a reason will notify you via SMS or email with a reason will notify you via SMS or email with a reason why. LIFETIME INTERNATIONAL help our student directly to get their concession and make their journeys cheaper. If you believe are eligible, check your details correct by logging into your go card account or calling 13 12 30.
Remember to make sure you carry your student ID with you all the times when you travel to avoid any fines.
In Brisbane you also have the option to catch the City Hooper (ferry) which is free and it goes from Sydney Street to Southbank throughout the Brisbane River.