Public transport

Public transport is readily available to Brisbane Campus.

City Council buses connect the campus with local train stations and local suburbs including Toombul Shopping Centre, Northgate, Banyo, Brisbane City and Fortitude Valley.

City Council bus stops, both in and out bound, are situated just outside the campus grounds near the intersection of Approach Road and Earnshaw Road.

Bus information on Translink website

ACU bus service

For the convenience of students and staff, ACU runs two free bus services to local public transport hubs.

The ACU service runs Monday to Friday between Toombul Shopping Centre, Northgate train stations and Chermside Shopping Centre precinct. The departure point from ACU is BCC Bus stop 34, near the corner of Approach Rd. and Earnshaw Rd.

The bus routes can vary depending on traffic conditions to ensure adherence, as much as possible, to the timetables.  In consideration of safety and scheduling, passengers may only board/disembark at the designated stops.

Shuttle pick up points (PDF file, 137KB)

Shuttle bus timetable - 2020 (PDF file, 261KB)


Toombul/Northgate Service

Monday to Friday the bus leaves Toombul at approximately 7.30 on a 30min. round trip route.

This service departs Toombul, Grace Street (western end). The bus continues to Northgate Station, Holland Street (ramp side) and then to ACU.

The first service arrives at ACU with sufficient time to attend an 8.00am lecture. See the Shuttle bus timetable for the last service from ACU.

Chermside Service

Monday to Friday the bus leaves from Chermside (Stop 37a, at Playfield St. Hamilton Rd.)

The first service arrives at ACU with sufficient time to attend an 8.00am lecture.

See the Shuttle bus timetable for the last service from ACU.


There is some student and staff car parking on campus but this is strictly limited and there is no guarantee of an available parking space.

P2 & P5 are available for use by students after 6.00pm on weekdays or all day on on weekends and public holidays. 

Some street parking is available. Council parking regulations must be followed.

Reserved parking

There are a limited number of reserved parking spaces on the main campus at P3 east of Building 206). These spaces are for guests and visitors to ACU and must be prearranged.

Bookings should be made by submitting a service desk request through Service Central. These bookings are subject to availability.

Staff parking (P6)

Access to the staff parking area (P6) is available only with an ACU issued swipe card. Please refer to the campus map for location of the staff car park.

Disabled parking

There are a number of disabled parking spaces available on campus, which are located outside of buildings 206, 203 and 214. Please refer to the Brisbane Campus Map for locations.

Students, staff and visitors wishing to park in designated disabled parking spaces must hold and display a current Government issued parking permit.

For any enquiries regarding parking please submit a service desk request through Service Central.

Motor bike parking

There is a limited amount of motorbike parking spaces on campus. These are located adjacent to building 232.


ACU encourages staff and students to cycle to campus.

There are a range of cycle paths near campus, see Brisbane City Council Cycling for further details.

See the campus map for bike rack locations and end of trip facilities.

Page last updated on 03/08/2021

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