Flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Brisbane (BNE)
Reasons to fly with Qantas
Visiting from San Francisco to Brisbane
When to visit
With plenty of events happening all year round, it’s easy to find your ideal time to visit the Queensland City of Brisbane. Time your trip to coincide with the Regional Flavours Festival in July or visit in September to enjoy music, dance, theatre and comedy at the Brisbane Festival. Planning to make the most of the city’s subtropical climate? You’ll enjoy warm and dry weather in October and November, providing perfect conditions to explore the Queensland coast.
What is the main airport called?
Brisbane Airport (BNE)Opens external site in a new window. Located a 30-minute drive from the city centre on Airport Drive at Eagle Farm. It is the main airport serving Brisbane and South East Queensland. There are two terminals at Brisbane Airport: International and Domestic.
Arriving at Brisbane Airport
When your flight to Brisbane lands, you’ll be greeted by the staff at Brisbane Airport. From there, it’s really easy to make your way to different parts of the busy city.
Getting into Brisbane
To reach Brisbane’s city centre on a budget, take the Airtrain, which offers fast and affordable access to the CBD in as little as 20 minutes. For a more direct route to the city, look for the taxis, rideshare services and shuttles that can be accessed outside the terminal building. You can also pre-book to hire a car.
Getting around Brisbane
After you’ve made your way into the heart of Brisbane, getting around is easy. The city’s public transport system is both convenient and affordable, with trains, buses and ferries all accessible with a reloadable go card. Alternatively, if you’re planning to visit Brisbane's nearby attractions during your holiday, car hire can be booked in advance or organised on arrival. Walking and cycling are also a great way to get around on more than 1,100km of dedicated pathways.
Fly from San Francisco
We would like your journey from San Francisco to be as smooth as possible and the following information will help make that happen.
What is the main airport called?
San Francisco Airport (SFO)Opens external site in a new window is the main international airport serving the city of San Francisco, USA, being the largest airport in Northern California region and the second busiest after Los Angeles Airport. San Francisco Airport is located (21 km) south of downtown San Francisco, close to the cities of Millbrae and San Bruno. The airport has four terminals, the international terminal and three domestic terminals.
Passengers on Qantas flights from San Francisco are allocated checked baggage. If you need more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.
The benefits of flying Qantas
Fly with Qantas and enjoy a comfortable journey from take-off to touch down.
Enjoy peace of mind knowing baggage is included on all Qantas flights. Find out all you need to know about checked baggage.
Can I cancel my flight booking due to COVID-19?
If your flights were booked through a travel agency or third-party website, please contact them directly to discuss your options.
If we’ve cancelled your Qantas flight, including your Classic Flight Reward booking, wait to hear from us before changing your booking. We’ll contact anyone whose flight has been impacted as soon as possible.