CityCat and ferry services

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

CityCats operate seven days a week with regular services every 15 minutes for most of the day, and express routes and more frequent services during peak times. Further information about ferry services, including timetables, can be found on the TransLink website.

Terminal locations

CityCats, CityHoppers and cross river CityFerries travel the Brisbane River between St Lucia and Hamilton. Check the map to find your nearest terminal.


Hop on and hop off the free CityHopper service which travels regularly between Sydney Street, New Farm, and North Quay. View the timetable and map.

CityCat journeys

Experience CityCat journeys by watching videos of various routes along the Brisbane River.

Timetables and costs

Contact TransLink to find timetables, ticketing information and plan your journey. Find out about CityCat and ferry timetable changes.

Terminal upgrades

Several ferry terminals have been upgraded since the 2011 floods.

Features and accessibility

All CityCats are accessible to wheelchairs and have free Wi-Fi to limited websites. Find out more.

Emergency call point pilot project

Council's Council and TransLink are trialling accessible, interactive touchscreen help phone units at four ferry terminals from mid-June, enabling passengers of all abilities to access live timetable information and emergency assistance at the touch of a button.


11 August 2017