How to get to & get around Cairns

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How to get to and from Cairns

AirlinesAirlines

Cairns airport is located approximately 7km from the centre of town. Sun Palm Transport Group (Phone 07 4087 2900) operate airport shuttle bus services to the city centre, Northern Beaches, Palm Cove, Port Douglas and Cape Tribulation.

  • Qantas (Phone 13 13 13) has flights from Cairns to most major cities around Australia.

  • Virgin Australia (Phone 13 67 89) has flights from Cairns to Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and Townsville.

  • Jetstar (Phone 13 15 38) has flights from Cairns to most major cities around Australia.

Various international airlines have flights from overseas destinations to Cairns.

Bus ServicesBus/coach services

  • Greyhound (Phone 1300 473 946) has bus services that operate to most major cities around Australia with stops at most other towns and cities in between.

  • Premier Motor Service (Phone 13 34 10) has bus services that operate along the east coast of Australia with stops at most major cities and towns.

  • Oz Experience (Phone 1300 300 328) offers a jump on, jump off bus service that operates south to Sydney stopping at limited places along the way.

Train ServicesTrain services

Queensland Rail (Phone 13 16 17) operates to here from Brisbane, and many other places along the east coast of Queensland.

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How to get around Cairns

Public TransportPublic transport

Sunbus provides regular bus services around Cairns and surrounding regions. For more information visit their website.

TaxisTaxis

Black & White Taxis; phone 131 008

CyclingCycling / bike hire

Cairns Scooter & Bicycle Hire
3/47 Shields Street
Cairns, Queensland
Phone (07) 4031 3444