However you decide to visit Roma Street Parkland, its central location makes it easily accessible.
There are three main pedestrian entrances to the Parkland:
Albert Street entrance – from King George Square, head out of the city centre along Albert Street, 200m past the Turbot and Albert Streets intersection, to the main pedestrian entry, Albert Street Footbridge.
Roma Street entrance – access is available through the Brisbane Transit Centre and Roma Street rail station. Proceed through the train tunnel to Platform 10, across the road, along the pathway and up the lift or escalators into the Parkland. This entrance is open between 6am and 8pm.
Normanby Pedestrian/Cycleway link – access available from the Normanby intersection and also the tunnel link from Herston.
There are two main bike entrances to the Parkland:
Normanby Pedestrian/Cycleway link – access available through the tunnel link from Herston which is part of the Cycleway project connecting the Brisbane CBD with the inner northern, western and southern suburbs.
Albert Street entrance – from King George Square, head out of the city centre along Albert Street, 200m past the Turbot and Albert Streets intersection, to the main pedestrian entry, Albert Street Footbridge. Please give way to pedestrians along this footbridge at all times.
Brisbane City Council buses stop at several locations near Roma Street Parkland:
The Roma Street Busway is located directly beside the Parkland. Some suburban buses stop here providing easy access to the Parkland by using the Platform 10 exit.
Suburban buses also pick-up and drop-off at stops directly in front of the Roma Street Transit Centre situated on Roma Street and pick-up and drop-off at some stops along Turbot Street.
The 323 bus stops at three main stops along Wickham Terrace which are located:
- across from the Brisbane Private Hospital;
- at The Windmill; and
- across the road from The Terraces Hotel.
A free city loop (travelling anti-clockwise) bus stop at the red bus stop outside City Hall on Ann St. These buses run every 10 minutes.
Brisbane City Sights buses pick up and drop off outside the Carriage Shed every 45 minutes daily.
For further information about bus timetables, please phone TransLink on 13 12 30 or visit the TransLink website at www.translink.com.au.
The Roma Street Train Station is located directly beside the Parkland. All suburban trains stop here providing easy access to the Parkland by using the Platform 10 exit.
For further information about train timetables, please phone TransLink on 13 12 30 or visit the TransLink website at www.translink.com.au.
Coaches can set down passengers at the Carriage Shed area and park in the College Close Car Park at the northern end of the Parkland or on Parkland Crescent outside Platform 10.
Taxis can access the Parkland from Wickham Terrace or Roma Street. Taxis can pickup or drop-off on Parkland Boulevard.
There are two main road entrances:
Roma Street entrance – driving towards the City on Roma Street, past the Transit Centre and Holiday Inn, turn left, drive through the roundabout and proceed to the end of the tunnel and up the ramp.
This brings you onto Parkland Boulevard where parking is available.
Alternatively, park on Parkland Crescent, by veering left after exiting the tunnel and parking is opposite Queensland Railway Platform 10.
Wickham Terrace – Gregory Terrace – College Road intersection – driving out of the City along Wickham Terrace, take a left hand turn before the intersection lights straight into the Parkland and drive down Parkland Boulevard. Driving into the city along College Road, there is no right turn into the Parkland Boulevard and alternative routes should be taken.
If travelling along Gregory Terrace, proceed directly through the intersection into the Parkland along Parkland Boulevard.
There are over 300 car parks within Roma Street Parkland including the Parklands undercover public car park. There are also more than 2000 car parks within close proximity which includes street parking and undercover public car parks.
Brisbane City Council carry out regular parking patrols of kerb side parking and car parks within the area so make sure you purchase your parking at the ticketless parking meters at Roma Street Parkland. The parking meters record your registration details as reference of your payment and will issue a receipt which should be retained as proof of purchase. Parking receipts do not need to be displayed on your vehicle.
For parking times and fees, download the parking fact sheet.
For further information, contact Parkland Administration on +61 7 3006 4545.
Last updated 17 September 2010