Transport in Cairns & Port Douglas

Cairns and Port Douglas Car Rentals

All major car rental companies are represented at the Cairns Airport. During school holidays reservations are recommended prior to arrival in Cairns.

We recommend hiring a car to experience the best Cairns and far North Queensland have to offer.

In Australia, you travel on the left hand side of the road as vehicles are right-hand drive.

In addition to the major companies, we recommend Cruising Car Rentals.

Cruising Car Rentals
P: 07 4041 4666

Cairns and Port Douglas Limousines

Cairns and Port Douglas are well serviced with excellent limousine companies offering everything from airport transfers to limousine sightseeing tours. A unique option to explore for special occasions too.

Cairns Luxury Limousines
Phone: 07 4033 6557

Elite Transfers Cairns
Phone: 0408 012 237

Port to Port Tours & Transfers
Phone: 0481 161 858

Rainforest Limo
Phone: 07 4099 3456


Available from cab ranks situated at the Cairns Airport, railway stations, coach terminals and other locations throughout the city of Cairns. Most regional towns have a local taxi service available too. Taxis can be hailed or booked by telephone.

Cairns Black & White Taxi service

Australia wide Taxi service (including Port Douglas)
P: 131 008

Cairns Airport shuttle bus services to Cairns & Port Douglas

Cairns Airport has Bus shuttle services operating regularly to most hotels and accommodation establishments in Cairns and to Port Douglas. In addition to airport shuttle services, many hotels and motels have private transfer buses.

Port Douglas Bus
P: 07 4099 5665

Coral Reef Coaches
P: 07 4098 2600

Exemplar Transfers
P: 07 4098 5473

FNQ Bus Lines
P: 07 4098 2380

Port Douglas Transfers
P: 0488 090 823

Cairns and Port Douglas Public Bus Services

Cairns Public bus services operates to all Cairns city areas, suburbs and beaches throughout the day. Timetables are available online, at hotels and bus depots.

Cairns Sunbus Timetables

Coral Reef Coaches
P: 07 4098 2600

Sun Palm Shuttle Bus
P: 07 4087 2900

By Air

The gateway to Cairns is via the Cairns Airport, with international, domestic and general aviation terminals. Cairns Airport is serviced by all major international, national and state carriers. International visitors can fly direct to Australia with Cairns as their point of entry, with flights from: Air New Zealand, Hong Kong, Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Europe & the UK, and outbound to these destinations and to the United States of America.