Visiting Queensland

Family on beach

Getting around Queensland is easy using public transport.

We operate buses, trains, ferries and trams in seven regions - from Gympie on the Sunshine Coast to Coolangatta on the Gold Coast and west to Helidon near Ipswich. We also manage public transport bus services in Cairns, with other regional centres to benefit from being under the TransLink umbrella in due course. Read more about our service area.

We have some information in other languages to help you travel with TransLink.

Tickets and fares

South East Queensland

You can travel on the TransLink's South East Queensland network using either a go card, seeQ card or a single paper ticket.

seeQ card is the easy way to travel and discover South East Queensland. With a seeQ card you get 3 or 5 days travel on the TransLink network. Read more about seeQ card.

go card is at least 30 per cent cheaper than the cost of a single paper ticket. Read more about the current fares and discounts and ways to save.

On the Gold Coast, the Gold Coast go explore card is great for visitors on the coast and offers unlimited on day travel for bus and tram.


Travel using a  single, daily or weekly Cairns paper ticket.


Children, Queensland students, Australian Senior Card and Australian Pensioner Concession Card holders may be eligible for a concession fare. Read more about concessions.

Travel information

See our how to guides and airport services to help you travel around South East Queensland.

Journey planner

Use the TransLink journey planner to find what public transport can take you from your starting point to your destination.

Things to do and see in Queensland

There are lots of things to do and see in South East Queensland, including visiting The Workshops Rail Museum or taking the Brisbane Explorer tour.

Read about other major destinations, or visit these websites for more:


Story Bridge in BrisbaneMooloolaba EsplanadeSurfers Paradise at the Gold Coast