Getting to Cairns

Getting to Cairns is easy and what better excuse for a holiday than coming to celebrate Cairns Festival!


Cairns city centre is just 15 minutes from Cairns International and Domestic Airports.
Find cheap Cairns flight deals, flight times and information on the Cairns Airport website.

Drive or Rail

Cairns is accessed by several highways including the Bruce Highway which links Queensland's capital city, Brisbane with all major towns and cities on the state's East Coast.

Coach and rail services also offer regular ground transport to and from many major Australian towns and cities to Cairns.  Visit Queensland Rail or Tourism Tropical North Queensland for bookings and more information.

Sail or Cruise

Finally, Cairns Seaport, located on Trinity Inlet serves as an important port for tourist boats providing daily reef and dive trips and is the port of call for cruise ships visiting Cairns.  Visit the Cairns Port Authority website for more information about sailing to Cairns.