King Street - The heart and soul of the Brisbane Showgrounds


King Street awaits you

Getting Here

Located in the thriving city fringe hub of Bowen Hills, just 1.6km from the CBD
this vibrant urban community is highly connected with public transport
and major road networks providing easy access to King Street.

By Car

Bordered by Gregory Terrace and St Paul’s Terrace and conveniently positioned in the heart of a number of major road networks, including the CLEM7 tunnel, Inner City Bypass, Gympie Road and Airport Link Tunnel King Street is easily accessible from all directions. Park with easy any time of day in our new five-level carpark located on the corner of King Street and Machinery Street. Parking starts from as little as $10 a day.

By Taxi

The main taxi companies operating in Brisbane are Black and White Cabs (phone 13 32 22) and Yellow Cabs (phone 13 19 24). There are taxi zones located outside Rydges Hotel and The George Bar and Bistro on King Street.

By Train

Highly connected this inner city location is set between two railway stations, Bowen Hills and Fortitude Valley. Fortitude Valley is approximately 300 metres away from the St Paul’s Terrace end of King Street and less than a 5 minute walk. For further information phone TransLink on 13 12 30.

By Bus

Buses access the streets surrounding the Brisbane Showgrounds regularly. You can also choose to ride the CityGlider buses, which provide high-frequency transport from West End to Teneriffe and Ashgrove to Stones Corner, while the free City Loop bus service is perfect for exploring the CBD. The main bus stop is located on St Paul’s Terrace directly next to King Street. For further information visit the TransLink website or phone 13 12 30.

By Bike

With community bike racks on the street and end of trip facilities in all our commercial buildings, in addition to the Brisbane Cycle Way positioned close by, this active community is well resourced for those arriving on bike. There is a number of bike racks located at both ends of the street in front of Rydges (on the corner of King Street and Gregory Terrace) and in front of Kingsgate (on the corner of King Street and St Paul’s Terrace).

Where will King Street take you today?