South East Queensland paper tickets

Paper tickets can be used for bus, train, ferry and tram travel over a 2-hour period across the Greater Brisbane (including Ipswich), Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast regions.

Transfers must be made between different route numbered services and within the zones your ticket is valid for.

Your paper ticket doesn’t include a return journey. You will need to purchase another paper ticket or go card.

As of 1 April 2016, concession paper tickets will no longer be available for tertiary and post-secondary students. Students will need to purchase an adult paper ticket or apply online for tertiary concession fares to be activated on their go card.

See current fares for South East Queensland paper tickets.

Paper tickets:

  • are valid for two hours from time of purchase. Passengers travelling through 4 zones or more will have their final transfer time extended by 90 minutes.
  • must be paid for in cash
  • are non-refundable
  • are not transferrable from one customer to another.

Cairns paper tickets

TransLink offers several paper ticket options for the Cairns bus network (PDF, 1.37MB).

  • Single: a one-way ticket which includes 2-hour transfer time.
  • Daily: unlimited travel until the last service on any one day.
  • Weekly: unlimited travel for 7 consecutive days.

Paper tickets can be purchased onboard a Cairns bus service.

See current fares for Cairns paper tickets.

go card is not available in Cairns.

Mackay paper tickets

TransLink offers several paper ticket options for the Mackay bus network (PDF, 1.57MB).

  • Single: a one-way ticket which includes 2-hour transfer time.
  • Daily: unlimited travel until the last service on any one day.
  • Weekly: unlimited travel one week from the date of issue.
  • Concession 100 trips: 100 one way tickets available to approved concession card holders (PDF,1MB).

Paper tickets can be purchased onboard a Mackay bus service.

See current fares for Mackay paper tickets.

go card is not available in Mackay.

Toowoomba paper tickets

TransLink offers several paper ticket options for the Toowoomba bus network.

  • Single: a one-way ticket which includes 2-hour transfer time.
  • Daily: unlimited travel within zones purchased until the last service on any one day.
  • Rover: unlimited travel on all services within all zones (1 to 6) of Toowoomba City on the day of purchase
  • Weekly: unlimited travel for zones purchased for one week from the date of issue.
  • Weekly rover: unlimited travel within all zones (1 to 6) of Toowoomba City for one week from date of issue.

Paper tickets can be purchased onboard a Toowoomba bus service. See current fares for Tooowomba paper tickets.

You can still use Bus Queensland's debit Fare Cards for hassle free ticket purchases.

go card is not available in Toowoomba.