How to get to Hometown Fest
The nearest taxi ranks are located outside Rydges Fortitude Valley and The Georges Bar on King St, both a short walk from the showgrounds.
The showgrounds have eight separate parking facilities on site with capacity for over 2,500 vehicles. Current car parking rates for the showgrounds are available here. In addition, there’s private parking garages at Costin St and Machinery St.
Multiple bus routes provide access to surrounding streets including Gregory Terrace, Bowen Bridge Rd and O’Connell Terrace. The Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital is the nearest major busway stop, a 10-minute walk from the showgrounds. To find your route and tailored journey instructions, visit the Translink Journey Planner website.
The showgrounds are conveniently located between Fortitude Valley and Bowen Hills stations, being a 10-minute walk away from both. Train and bus routes are payable via paper tickets and Go Cards at your nearest train station. Consult the Translink Journey Planner website to plan your journey via public transport.
From the Airport
The Brisbane domestic and international terminals are a short 15-minute journey to the Brisbane Showgrounds via taxi or hire car, and each terminal links up with Bowen Hills & Fortitude Valley train stations via the AirTrain.
Where to stay
There’s ample accommodation in the area surrounding the Brisbane Showgrounds and King St, Bowen Hills.
Comprehensive event and accommodation packages are available for the ultimate Hometown experience. Music Tracks Travel are putting together VIP packages, inclusive of accommodation, VIP Hometown Fest tickets, after party tickets and much more.