Queensland travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Queensland with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Queensland.

Queensland travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Queensland with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Queensland - quick facts
Flight time 22 hours
Time difference UK +10 hours
Language(s) English
Currency Australian Dollar
Electricity I plug (230V)
Driving side Left
Visa Yes

Why visit Queensland?

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Queensland tourist information

✝ = Typical flight time from the UK and visa requirements for UK travellers.

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Queensland weather

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Maximum daytime temperature °C
Hours of sunshine (daily)
Days with some rainfall
Sea temperature °C

The Queensland weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Brisbane.

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Queensland travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Queensland from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Queensland.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Queensland travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Queensland with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Queensland, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Queensland covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Queensland with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Queensland travel features

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Queensland FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Queensland including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Australia?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Australia. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the flight time to Queensland from the UK?

The flight time to Queensland from the UK is typically 22 hours.

Flights to Queensland

What is the time difference between Queensland and the UK?

The time difference between Queensland and the UK is UK time+10 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Queensland?

The main language spoken in Queensland is English.

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What is the currency in Queensland?

The currency in Queensland is the Australian Dollar (AUD).

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Which plugs are used in Queensland?

Queensland uses electrical plug type I (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Queensland?

They drive on the left side of the road in Queensland.

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Do you need a visa for Queensland?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Queensland.

Check Queensland visa requirements for all passport holders with iVisa.com*.

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