Brisbane Car Hire

Discover Car Rental in Brisbane

Nestled on the banks of the Brisbane River and as the state capital of Queensland, Brisbane is the perfect starting point for many Queensland holidays. The Brisbane roads are easy to navigate, especially with a rental car. A car hire in Brisbane will give you the chance to experience the sun, sand, rainforests and theme parks at your own pace

Looking for car hire at Brisbane Airport? Collect your car hire from one of our suppliers located in the terminals. Brisbane Airport is located approximately 20 minutes from the city centre. If you would prefer or find it more convenient to collect your rental car in the city, we also have suppliers conveniently located downtown. Our suppliers offer a range of sizes to choose from including compact cars for quick weekend getaways, large sedans for a small family and 7 seater vans for a group of friends. Driving in Brisbane is similar to any other capital city in Australia however it is not as fast paced as Sydney or Melbourne.

The greater Brisbane area has many attractions and things to do, so having a hire car gives you the freedom to discover one of these top attractions. Our Australia Driving Tips will help you prepare for driving in Brisbane and greater Queensland. To catch a great price, visit our Australia Car Hire Deals page!

Frequently Asked Questions About Hiring a Car in Brisbane

It takes around 20 minutes, depending on traffic to drive from Brisbane Airport to Brisbane CBD.

Yes! DriveAway offers great rates on one-way car hires in Brisbane. Use our booking engine to request a free quote and check multiple drop-off locations to find the best rate for your travel plans.

You must be at least 20 years old to hire a car in Brisbane, although the age may vary by car category. Some suppliers have a maximum age limit of 75 years and a young driver surcharge so please be aware of the terms and conditions.

Experience Brisbane

Car Hire Brisbane Brisbane

While in Brisbane be sure to take a stroll along South Bank, filled with lush parks, an artificial beach and the The Queensland Gallery of Modern Art. Nearby Fortitude Valley is full of trendy restaurants and bars, so collect a treat and take a drive up to the Mount Coot-tha lookout for panoramic city views.

The Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is the world’s first and largest koala sanctuary and is perfect for the whole family. Covering 18-hectares this nature lover’s paradise features koalas, kangaroos, Tasmanian devils and echidnas to name a few.

Queen St is Brisbane’s famed shopping mecca with a strip of shops lining the street for almost a kilometre - a bargain buyer’s paradise! The constantly sunny city has an enjoyable vibe and gives a relaxed feel to an otherwise bustling city. The West End of Brisbane city is also filled with interesting boutiques and bookstores waiting to be explored.

Kangaroo Point Cliffs is located on the city’s outskirts and is perfect for a picnic, walking and cycling tracks or even abseil down the cliff with a stunning city backdrop. The Gold Coast is located a hours drive from Brisbane and the theme parks should not be missed!

DriveAway are here to help you with your Brisbane Airport and downtown car hire. We compare rates from leading suppliers and bring you the best price! To book, simply enter your details in the online booking engine above, or call us on 1300 363 500

Cities (To and From) Distance (Approx. km) Travel Time (Approx. hr)
Brisbane CBD to Brisbane Airport 15 0.5
Brisbane to Gold Coast 85 1
Brisbane to Sunshine Coast 100 1.5
Brisbane to Toowoomba 125 1.5
Brisbane to Hervey Bay 300 3.5