Travelling from The Grove


Brisbane Airport

  • Transfers between the Airtrain line and the Ferny Grove line are made at any of Bowen Hills, Brunswick Street, Central, Roma Street, andĀ  with some exceptions (not trains leaving Ferny Grove at 7.43am, 8.07am, 8.20am, 9.58am) South Brisbane or South Bank. Several trains leaving Bowen Hills, Central or Roma Street do not go right through to Ferny Grove, finishing at Mitchelton Station, but a transfer can be made from Mitchelton Station to Ferny Grove on a later train.

Coolangatta Airport on the Gold Coast can also be reached by public transportĀ  to the Gold Coast (train and bus).


  • Southbank by train to South Brisbane
  • City by train to Central [16 kms]
  • [Stafford cinemas virtually inaccessible by public transport from The Grove, and half hour drive from The Grove]
  • [Chermside cinemas virtually inaccessible by public transport from The Grove]

Cultural Centres at Southbank

  • Trains from Ferny Grove Station go to South Bank & South Brisbane, giving easy access to:
    • the Gallery of Modern Art
    • the Queensland Museum
    • the Art Gallery of Queensland
    • the Queensland Maritime Museum
    • the Southbank Parklands
    • Southbank TAFE
    • cinemas, restaurants & coffee shops
    • Queensland Performing Arts Centre
    • Queensland Conservatorium
    • the Brisbane River
    • Kangaroo Point Cliffs
    • West End

Sunshine Coast

  • Train from Ferny Grove to Bowen Hills or Brunswick Street or Central or Roma Street. Change to Sunshine Coast line. Connecting buses to travel to places like Australia Zoo, Noosa, Bribie Island, Abbey Museum, Caloundra, Maroochydore. Integrated ticketing applies.

Gold Coast

  • Train from Ferny Grove to Beenleigh connects with bus services to Gold Coast locations right down to Coolangatta on the NSW border, and to places like Southport, Surfers Paradise, Bond University, Movie World, Dreamworld, Sea World, Wet n Wild, Outback Adventure. (Integrated ticketing applies)

Surf Beaches

  • You could try transport to Kings Beach at Caloundra, or Woorum at Bribie Island, or go down to the Gold Coast (Surfers Paradise, Coolangatta, Burleigh Heads). All are accessible from The Grove by train and bus. Even the ocean side of North Stradbroke Island, or a trip to Noosa.

North Stradbroke Island

  • Ferny Grove line train to Cleveland leaving early morning. Do a rapid transfer to the bus for the ferry outside the Cleveland station (integrated ticketing applies), and transfer to the ferry (need to purchase a separate ticket). Ferries from Cleveland, the BigRedCat, the Stradbroke Flyer, Stradbroke Ferries

Moreton Bay Marine Park and Bay Islands

Moreton Island & Tangalooma

Ferny Grove line to Wynnum/Manly on Cleveland line Hawkins Moreton Island Ferries, Moreton Island Ferries

Ferny Grove line to Roma Street station then walk through to Brisbane Transit Centre and get a transfer bus to the ferry terminal for the Tangalooma Flyer from Holt St, Pinkenba on the Brisbane River


Brisbane River

  • Train to Bowen Hills, then bus to Teneriffe from outside station. Cross-river ferry to Bulimba. CityCat from Bulimba
  • Train to Central, walk across city
    • North Quay near Victoria Bridge (for CityCat or cross-river ferry)
    • Eagle St Pier (CityCat)
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