Where is Cairns?

Where is Cairns? Located in Tropical North Queensland, Australia in the Pacific Ocean?

  • Sydney to Cairns is 2419 km
  • Brisbane to Cairns is 1702 km

Time in Cairns operates in Australian Eastern Standard time UTC+10.

The city of Cairns is about 5 kilometres square; the town is flat and very easy to walk around, be sure that you take drinking water with you as our climate is always warm to hot.

Elevation between 0 and 1,314 metres with a population of approximately 150,000

It covers an area of a 488.1-kilometre square—the 5th most populated city in Australia.

A wonderful tropical city that provides the perfect gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest

How to get to Cairns?

Flights to  Cairns

Fly from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Darwin and Perth

Qantas   Virgin  Virgin Tiger

International flights from Tokyo, Osaka and Bali operated by Jetstar

Fly to Singapore with Silk Airlines.

Port Moresby,  Papua New Guinea, operated by Air Niugini and Qantas Airlines.

New Zealand operated by Air New Zealand

Shenzen in China is run by Hainan Airlines.

Travel by Train

Cairns is the final station of Queensland North Coast Railway line, which follows  the Eastern Seaboard from Brisbane, including the high-speed train ‘The Tilt Train.’

Travel by bus

Greyhound, Oz Experience passes are available so that you can get on and off and explore all the vast regions of Australia.

Hire a campervan

Where is Cairns

Also, a great option and will offer great flexibility to get you around and allow you to discover Queensland at your own pace.

While you are here, there are so many beautiful places along the way to explore.

Whichever way you choose to come to Cairns, we can assist you in getting here and all the fun things to see and do while you are here.

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