Access to Cairns

Access to Cairns - Cairns International Airport

Cairns Airport is one of Australia’s leading regional airports, providing air links to a variety of regional, domestic, and international destinations.

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.

Cairns Airport offers direct domestic flights to Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Darwin, Townsville, Newcastle, Whitsunday Coast and other various regional centres across North Queensland. Passengers can also fly internationally direct to Singapore, Port Moresby, Japan and New Zealand.

The Spirit of Queensland (Brisbane > Cairns)

Rediscover the luxury of time with a rail journey along Queensland’s coast aboard the Spirit of Queensland. With regular services each w​eek, it’s a great way to travel to visit friends and family or stop along the way to experience some of Queensland’s spectacular destinations including the Whitsundays, Townsville, Cairns or south to Bundaberg, Fraser Coast, Sunshine Coast and Brisbane with connections to travel furt​​her to the Gold Coast. Whether you’re travelling to see the natural wonders of the north or to catch the twinkling lights of the city in ​Brisbane, the Spirit of Queensland is an easy and sustainable way to travel between Brisbane and Cairns.

Route: Brisbane to Cairns
Distance: 1681 Kms
Duration: 25 hours
Timetable Departs Brisbane: Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat at 3.45 PM
Timetable Departs Cairns: Mon, Wed, Fri & Sun at 8:35 AM

For more information on the Spirit of Queensland and to book click here.