Brisbane Boys’ College is ideally located close to public transport terminals and the commercial shopping precinct of Toowong Village. Also located nearby is the University of Queensland, the State’s largest tertiary institution, Queensland University of Technology and a reach from the Brisbane River where the school’s boatshed is situated.
The College is bounded by Moggill Road (Junior and Middle Schools), Kensington Terrace (Main Administration and Senior School) and Miskin Street (Sporting Fields).
Visitor car parking is centrally located outside the Main Administration building off Kensington Terrace, and via the Lower Moggill Road gate and the Upper Moggil Road gate adjacent to the Main Oval. Off-street parking is also available along Miskin Street and Kensington Terrace.
Toowong is a major transport node, with most bus and train routes passing through Toowong from the western suburbs. Brisbane Boys’ College is situated on several major Brisbane City Council bus routes, while Toowong Train Station and the Regatta Ferry Terminal are both a short walk from the College.
The Toowong Train Station on the Ipswich Line is conveniently located just 650m from Brisbane Boys’ College under the shopping precinct Toowong Village and provides an attractive alternative for students travelling from all areas of Brisbane.
Auchenflower, Milton, Central, Toombul, Nundah, Northgate, Virginia and Zillmere | Caboolture line
Taringa, Indooroopilly, Chelmer, Graceville, Sherwood, Corinda and Oxley | Ipswich/Rosewood line
Windsor, Wilston, Newmarket, Alderley, Enoggera and Gaythorne | Ferny Grove line
Clayfield, Hendra and Ascot | Doomben line
Fairfield, Yeerongpilly and Sunnybank | Beenleigh line
Brisbane Boys’ College is accessible via bus from a number of Brisbane suburbs. Buses travel along Moggill Road, stopping directly outside Brisbane Boys’ College. Visit http://www.translink.com.au for further information. Please also read the Brisbane City Council Code of Conduct if your son intends on travelling by bus to and from school.
Southern Cross Transit also runs three bus routes each morning and afternoon stopping along Moggill Road and servicing the following suburbs: Anstead, Bellbowrie, Brookfield, Chapel Hill, Karana Downs, Kenmore Hills, Mt Crosby, Pinjarra Hills and Pullenvale.
The Regatta Ferry Terminal is located at the end of Coronation Drive, just a 1 kilometre walk from the College. The City Cat runs every 10 minutes in peak time to the University of Queensland, South Bank, Riverside, Bretts Wharf and Apollo Road. Conveniently, the terminal has bike racks, wheelchair access and a covered area with seats.
For more information about bus, train and ferry transport to Brisbane Boys’ College contact TransLink on 13 12 30 or visit www.translink.com.au
Chartered Bus Services
Brisbane Bus Lines run chartered bus routes for Brisbane Boys’ College each morning and afternoon. All vehicles are air conditioned, equipped with seat belts and GPS tracking and carry only Brisbane Boys’ College students.
Students must hail the bus in the morning to alert the driver that they intend to travel on the bus. In the afternoons, BBC chartered buses depart from Miskin Street (outside Miskin Oval).
Students must be collected and dropped off to their registered bus stop by Brisbane Bus Lines, unless authorised by the College.
Bus Route 1 – Ascot, Clayfield, Hamilton, Wooloowin
Bus Route 2 – Ashgrove, Bardon, The Gap
Bus Route 3 – Albany Creek, Aspley, Bridgeman Downs, Carseldine, Chermside, Everton Park, McDowell, Stafford Heights
Bus Route 4 – Alderley, Grange, Gordon Park, Herston, Lutwyche, Windsor, Wilston
Parents and students can view full bus service details and purchase tickets via the Charter Bus Service page on Highlands.
Tickets for the chartered bus services run by Brisbane Bus Lines are available for purchase online. Families have the option of purchasing a Term pass or a 20 Trip pass.