How to get there


While there is very limited parking in the immediate vicinity of the Royal Brisbane Showgrounds, there are several parking lots within a ten to fifteen minute walk.

Weekday Rate
Evening RateWeekend
Public Holiday
Enter After5 AM3 PM5AM
Exit Before7 AM next day5 AM next day5 AM next day
Valley Metro 
– enter via Alfred or Alden Streets
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– enter via Warner or Ballow Streets
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– enter via Gipps or Duncan Streets
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Parking locations fo the event

Public Transport

Trains directly to Exhibition station will be running from Roma Street, Central, and Fortitude Valley stations and discounted return and one-way tickets can be purchased from all train stations upon presentation of your Ekka pass.

The nearest ‘park and ride’ stations to the city are:

Albion – Shorncliffe/Kippa Ring/Caboolture/Sunshine coast/Doomben/Airport lines

Park Road – Gold Coast/Beenleigh line

Auchenflower – Springfield/Ipswich – Rosewood lines

Windsor – Ferny Grove line

Shuttle buses

Shuttle buses will run from Carindale Bus Interchange and Eight Mile Plains Busway to Herston Busway Station throughout the Ekka. Herston Busway Station is just a 10 minute walk from entry gates six and seven along a dedicated path.

There will also be taxi ranks, and Uber drop off/pick up points located near the showgrounds. More information can be found at and