CityCat, SpeedyCat and ferry services

Brisbane City Council operates a fleet of 21 CityCats and nine monohull ferries (including CityHoppers). A network of 25 terminals stretches from The University of Queensland at St Lucia (UQ St Lucia) to Northshore Hamilton.

As part of our commitment to deliver a world-class public transport network, Council introduced SpeedyCats in September 2018. SpeedyCats provide 100 peak hour express services each week.

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The CityHopper service allows you to rediscover Brisbane for free with ferries running every 30 minutes between 6am and midnight, seven days a week.

CityCat/SpeedyCat and ferry terminal locations

CityCat, SpeedyCat, CityHopper and Cross River CityFerry terminals are located along the Brisbane River between UQ St Lucia and Northshore Hamilton. Check the map to find your nearest terminal.

Citycat and Customs House

CityCat features and accessibility

Find out about the features of Council's 21 CityCats and their accessibility features, as well as information on CityCat names and meanings.


Ferry terminal upgrades

Council is committed to providing safe, efficient and accessible transport networks across the city. Council’s ferry terminal upgrades program aims to ensure all future upgrades and delivery of new public transport assets, where possible, meet the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (DDA), Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport 2002 (DSAPT) and the Disability Standards 2010 (Premises Standards). 


Hire Council CityCats

Hire a Council CityCat for your special occasion. The vessels cover the Brisbane area from The University of Queensland at St Lucia to Northshore Hamilton.

SpeedyCat express services

In September 2018, Council commenced SpeedyCats to provide more than 100 peak-hour express CityCat services along the Brisbane River each week (excluding weekends and public holidays).