Cairns Airport (CNS)

To Cairns

There are 3 ways to get to Cairns from Cairns Airport.

Fastest
Fastest
Uber
Cheapest
Cheapest
Bus

Summary

Cairns (CNS) is located 5 km from the city centre and getting to Cairns typically takes anywhere from 7 min to 9 min. The recommended transport option is the Bus by TRANSLink QLD which for A$4 can bring you to Sheridan St at Charles St. Uber is always a very convenient option costing A$6 less than traditional taxis and bringing you to any destination in Cairns . If you are two of you it will cost A$2 more than the Bus. Reaching in particular Sheridan St at Charles St is pretty convenient by taking the TRANSLink QLD which can bring you directly there from the airport.

Route Options

Travel option
Cheapest Cheapest
Bus 9m Every 20m
TRANSLink QLD
Pickup
Capt Cook Highway near Arnold Street
Destination
Sheridan St at Charles St
A$4 - A$6
Cheapest
Travel option
Fastest Fastest
Uber 7m
Uber Cairns
Pickup
All Terminals
Destination
Cairns
A$13 - A$20
Travel option
Taxi 7m
Taxi
Pickup
All Terminals
Destination
Cairns
A$19 - A$25

Uber Cairns (CNS)

An Uber from Cairns (CNS) to Cairns typically cost between A$13 - A$20. The following ride options are available for you to choose from:

  • uberX
For the Uber pick up at Cairns (CNS): Follow the signs to the 'Ride-Booking' zone. Domestic arrivals: turn right after leaving the terminal. International arrivals: turn left after leaving the terminal.

Other popular destination you can get to, from Cairns (CNS) with Uber:

  • Uber to the Cairns Esplanade, starting at $12
  • Uber to Edmonton, starting at $28
  • Uber to Palm Cove, starting at $31
  • Uber to Port Douglas, starting at $78

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cairns (CNS) to Cairns is by Bus. It costs A$4 - A$6 and takes 9min. It departs every 20min.

The fastest way to get from Cairns (CNS) to Cairns is by Uber. It takes 7min and costs A$13 - A$20.

Yes, there is a direct bus from Cairns (CNS) to Sheridan St at Charles St. It takes approximately 9min. The service operates every 20min .

No, there isn't. A good alternative to get from Cairns (CNS) to Cairns is with Bus. It costs A$4 - A$6 and takes 9min.

The distance from Cairns (CNS) to Cairns is 5 km.

The fastest way to get from Cairns (CNS) to Cairns is by Uber. It takes 7min and costs A$13 - A$20.

TRANSLink QLD takes approximately 9min to get from Cairns (CNS) to Sheridan St at Charles St. The service operates every 20min.

Yes, Uber is available at Cairns and can bring you to Cairns for A$13 - A$20 in 7min, costing you approximately A$6 less than taxi.

The fare for a taxi from Cairns (CNS) to Cairns is between A$19 - A$25, and should take around 7min. Alternatively you can take Uber, which costs A$13 - A$20.

To get from Cairns (CNS) to Cairns you can take the Taxi, which takes 7min and costs A$19 - A$25.

To get from Cairns (CNS) to Sheridan St at Charles St you can take the Bus, which takes 9min and costs A$4 - A$6.