South Bank boasts a 25 metre Cinemascope screen with state of the art laser projection, providing superb picture and sound quality - it is the largest cinema screen in downtown Brisbane. There are also four other great screens where you can sit back and enjoy the latest releases at cheapest prices!

This cinema is wheelchair accessible.

How to get to Southbank Cineplex

Access by Car

South Bank 5 Cinema Complex is located on the corner of Ernest and Grey Streets in South Bank and just like our Balmoral complex is situated in the heart of an entertainment destination for the people of Brisbane and has many restaurants to choose from.

Car Parking

South Bank Cineplex owns and operates a car park located directly below the cinema complex. The entrance for this car park is located on Ernest st. This car park only hold 80 cars and fills up quickly during busy times. Below is a great deal that we offer our cinema patrons:

  • 4hrs FREE to all cinema patrons
  • Must watch a film in its entirety during your car park stay
  • Must validate your car park ticket at the ticket box located in the main foyer when you are ready to leave

Secure Parking

South Bank Cineplex has partnered with Secure Parking to offer our patrons great rates on car parks just a short walk from the cinemas.

SW1 Parking -

  • All Weekend - $8 Flat Rate
  • Weeknights enter after 4pm - $8 Flat Rate
  • Weekdays before 4pm - $14 for 5hrs
  • Must validate ticket at ticket box located in main foyer of cinema

Public Transport


South Bank Cinemas also have very good access to bus stops. In addition to regular bus stops in Merivale, Cordelia, Golchester & Melbourne Street, South Bank Cinemas also have an express free way bus station located on the corner of Colchester & Tribune Streets.


The CityCat terminal is located outside the Riverside Restaurants on the Clem Jones Promenade. The Cross River Ferry terminal is located at the Boardwalk end of the Clem Jones Promenade.


South Bank Cinemas is located only a few minutes walk from either South Bank or South Brisbane Train Stations. The South Bank Station is accessed off Tribune Street. The South Brisbane Railway Station is accessed via Melbourne Street.