Airport Guide: Cairns International Airport

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Cairns Airport is located 8 km north of the city centre. There are two terminals, Domestic and International. There is a covered walkway connecting the two terminals, which takes about 5 minutes to walk between (There is also a shuttle bus that costs $4 per person).

Getting There and away

airport view out of windowTaxi: In the arrival hall you will find free taxi telephones. There are also taxi ranks outside of the arrival areas. The average fare into Cairns city is $15

Hire Cars: There are car hire services located at both terminals. Limousines can pick up and drop you at the airport if it is arranged in advance.

Public Transport: There is no public transport to and from the airport.

Private Buses and Shuttles: There is a shuttle bus that connects between the two terminals, costing $4 per person. There are a couple of companies that provide coach buses to other parts of Northern Queensland.