Clem7

The Clem Jones Tunnel (Clem7) is a 6.8km toll tunnel that connects Brisbane’s inner north to the southern and eastern suburbs, bypassing the Brisbane CBD.

When you go via Clem7 you will avoid up to 24 sets of traffic lights and experience quicker, safer and more reliable travel. Find out how much time you could save.

Discover easier, more reliable ways of getting around Brisbane, whichever direction you’re headed with our new interactive Clem7 map.

Clem7 map

Travel Helper Map – which Clem7 exit is the right one for you?

Tunnel safety

The tunnel features state of the art safety with more than 250 cameras to automatically detect any variations in normal traffic flow. It is monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by traffic management staff.

Read more about the tunnel safety features.

We also monitor the internal and external air quality of the tunnel. Air quality monitors in and outside the Clem7 constantly measure the presence of carbon monoxide (CO), nitrous oxide (NO*), fine particles and visibility levels.

View live air quality monitoring results.

 

Clem7 travel time savings

Morning

All travel times listed are AM peak hour averages and rounded to the nearest minute.*

Heading South

Route Alternative route go via Clem7 Time saved
Bowen Hills to Pacific Motorway 16 minutes via ICB 6 minutes 10 minutes
Bowen Hills to Ipswich Road 16 minutes via Story Bridge 6 minutes 10 minutes
Bowen Hills to Shafston Ave 13 minutes via Story Bridge 5 minutes 8 minutes
Kingsford Smith Drive to Pacific Motorway 17 minutes via ICB 7 minutes 10 minutes

Heading North

Route Alternative route go via Clem7 Time saved
Pacific Motorway to Bowen Hills 16 minutes via ICB 6 minutes 10 minutes
Ipswich Road to Bowen Hills 16 minutes via Story Bridge 6 minutes 10 minutes
Shafston Ave to Bowen Hills 13 minutes via Story Bridge 5 minutes 8 minutes
Pacific Motorway to Kingsford Smith Drive 14 minutes via ICB 7 minutes 7 minutes

Afternoon

All travel times listed are PM peak hour averages and rounded to the nearest minute*.

Heading South

Route Alternative route go via Clem7 Time saved
Bowen Hills to Pacific Motorway 19 minutes via ICB 7 minutes 12 minutes
Bowen Hills to Ipswich Road 23 minutes via Story Bridge 6 minutes 17 minutes
Bowen Hills to Shafston Ave 17 minutes via Story Bridge 5 minutes 12 minutes
Kingsford Smith Drive to Pacific Motorway 17 minutes via ICB 8 minutes 9 minutes

 

Heading North

Route Alternative route go via Clem7 Time saved
Pacific Motorway to Bowen Hills 18 minutes via ICB 7 minutes 11 minutes
Ipswich Road to Bowen Hills 19 minutes via Story Bridge 7 minutes 12 minutes
Shafston Ave to Bowen Hills 15 minutes via Story Bridge 6 minutes 9 minutes
Pacific Motorway to Kingsford Smith Drive 15 minutes via ICB 7 minutes 8 minutes

 * Travel time survey undertaken 5-10 May 2014