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Flying into Cairns

Cairns Airport is one of Australia’s leading regional airports, providing air links to a variety of regional, domestic, and international destinations. Pre-COVID, Cairns Airport welcomed over 5 million passengers per year.
Described as ‘descending into paradise’, Cairns Airport is the gateway to the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef and Tropical Rainforests of North Queensland and is just 7km from the Cairns CBD. Find out more about what airlines fly into Cairns.
Airport Transfer Options

Cairns Airport is located just 7km away from the Cairns Convention Centre, approximately 14 min drive from the airport. For more airport transfer options, please click here.

Getting around Cairns

Public Transport
Getting around Cairns is easy with its world-class public transports. The bus service in Cairns is provided by Sunbus and services the suburbs, beaches and city with nearly all routes starting at the Cairns City Mall.
Car Hire

Cairns’s public transport system is adequate for getting around the city. But if you would like to explore outside of the city, driving is the easiest way to travel. Click here to search for available car hire at the Cairns Aiport.

Some car hire services in Cairns:
Ride Shares
There are 2 ridesharing services in Cairns: Uber and 1300 Rideshare.
These ride shares options connect you with a reliable ride in minutes. The car is only one tap away and the driver will know exactly where you are.
Taxi is another option to travel around the city. The service can be booked in advanced online at Cairns Taxis or phone 07 4048 8333.