Facts and usage statistics about public transit in Brisbane, Australia

Commute patterns by Light Rail, Train, Bus & Ferry in Brisbane - Statistics, Analytics and Usage Data

The Moovit Public Transit Index helps anyone discover how people in Brisbane get around each day with public transit compared to other cities. Below you will find the average commute and wait time for riders, the distance people travel to get to work with public transit and the average distance people in Brisbane walk each day. See which Light Rail, Train, Bus & Ferry and stations are most popular in Brisbane, and more!

Brisbane has 4 transit type(s), including: Light Rail, Train, Bus & Ferry, operated by several transit agencies, including TransLink, Griffith Uni Intercampus bus

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In Brisbane, the average amount of time people spend riding public transit is 44 min. Over 45% of those riders spend more than 2 hours on public transportation every day.
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How long do people usually wait at a stop or station in Brisbane each day? Commuters wait on average 12 min, but over 35% wait longer than 20 minutes.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Brisbane is 9.8 km. Yet 54% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The percentage of public transit riders who transfer lines at least once in Brisbane is 56%. On average, 27% of riders transfer at least twice during a single trip.
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Did you know that in Brisbane, the average distance people walk to work or home is 0.78 km? Approximately, 25% walk more than 1 km to reach their destination.

Commute Time in Brisbane

How long do people usually commute in Brisbane by public transit everyday?

The average amount of time people in Brisbane spend commuting with public transit, for example to and from work, on a weekday is 44 min.

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How many people have a long commute every day with public transit in Brisbane, Australia?

The percentage of transit riders in Brisbane who ride public transit, including Light Rail, Train, Bus & Ferry for more than 2 hours every day is 45%.

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Waiting Time in Brisbane

How long do people usually wait at a station in Brisbane every day?

The average amount of time people in Brisbane wait at a stop or station for their Light Rail, Train, Bus & Ferry line on a weekday is 12 min.

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How many people in Brisbane usually wait a long time at a transit station?

The percentage of people in Brisbane who wait for over 20 minutes on average for their transit line every day, for example to and from work is 35%.

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Trip Distance in Brisbane

How far do people usually commute each way with public transit in Brisbane?

The average distance people in Brisbane usually ride in a single trip, for example to or from work, with public transit including Light Rail, Train, Bus & Ferry is 9.8 km.

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How many people have a long commute every day in Brisbane?

The percentage of people in Brisbane that usually travel for over 12 km in a single direction, for example to or from work, each day with public transit is 54%.

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Number of Transfers in Brisbane

How many people perform single line trips in Brisbane?

The percentage of people in Brisbane who don't need to transfer during an average commute trip (one way) is 56%.

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How many people transfer twice during a single trip in Brisbane?

The percentage of people in Brisbane who make exactly two transfers when traveling to a certain destination on a single trip is 56%.

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Walking Distance in Brisbane

How far do people usually walk per trip in Brisbane?

The average distance people in Brisbane walk every day in one direction, for example on their way home or to work is 9.8 km.

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How many people walk for more than 1 km in Brisbane?

The percentage of people in Brisbane who walk for over 1 km each day to reach a specific destination, for example to or from work is 54%.

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Most popular Bus lines

  • 196 - Fairfield Gardens - Merthyr via City/Valley
  • 375 - Bardon - Stafford via City/Valley
  • 120 - Garden City - City via Tarragindi

Most popular Bus stations

  • City, Queen Street Station
  • Cultural Centre Station
  • Cultural Centre, Platform 2

Most popular Light Rail lines

  • GLKN - Broadbeach - Gold Coast Hospital
  • GLKS - Gold Coast Hospital - Broadbeach

Most popular Bus lines

  • 196 - Fairfield Gardens - Merthyr via City/Valley
  • 375 - Bardon - Stafford via City/Valley
  • 120 - Garden City - City via Tarragindi

Most popular Bus stations

  • City, Queen Street Station
  • Cultural Centre Station
  • Cultural Centre, Platform 2

Most popular Light Rail lines

  • GLKN - Broadbeach - Gold Coast Hospital
  • GLKS - Gold Coast Hospital - Broadbeach

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