GETTING TO CAIRNS
I guess this is really the first step. Once you've realized that Cairns is your perfect destination, you'll want to figure out how to get there. Well, don't worry, we've got all the information you need to make your decision, and we'll hook you up with the best deal on whatever mode of transport you choose.
ALL PRICES ON THIS PAGE ARE IN AUSTRALIAN DOLLARS, AND ARE CORRECT AT THE TIME OF WRITING. PLEASE USE THE LINKS IN THE RIGHT COLUMN TO GO TO THE SECTION OF YOUR CHOICE.
COMING FROM SOUTHERN QUEENSLAND
Virgin Blue and Qantas (as well as Qantas' discount subsidiary Jetstar) operate frequent flights from Brisbane to Cairns, and also to Townsville, and Proserpine and Hamilton Island in the Whitsundays.
Flights start at around $129 one way Brisbane to Cairns (although there are regular promotions and online specials) and flying time is less than two and a half hours. Qantas also runs an extensive network of routes from smaller airports around the state.
BY ROADIt's a big country - and driving distances can be greater than many visitors are prepared for - but we believe that the grandeur and vastness of Australia can be best experienced form behind the wheel of your own vehicle. For the freedom and flexibility to explore at your own pace, please visit our CAR HIRE page. We may be called Cairns Unlimited, but we can get you a great deal on a rental car, four wheel drive or campervan anywhere! Simply fill out our obligation free enquiry form, and we will get back to you - usually the next working day - with the best deal on a vehicle to suit your needs.
Whether you're driving a rental vehicle, or your own car, it's handy to know where you're headed, so we've included some useful maps on our MAPS AND INFORMATION page.