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.
- East, we have the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef.
- West is the Atherton Tablelands, Chillegoe Caves.
- South is Mission Beach and the Whitsunday Islands.
- North of Cairns is Port Douglas, World Heritage Daintree Rainforest and further north Cape York.
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 is covering an area of the 488.1-kilometre square—the 5th most populated city in Australia.
Cairns is located in Tropical North Queensland Australia approximately 1700 kilometres (1057 miles) north of Brisbane, 2420 kilometres (1504 miles) north of Sydney.
How to get to Cairns?
Flights to Cairns
Fly from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane Adelaide, Darwin and Perth
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 operated 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 available so that you can get on and off and explore all the vast regions of Australia
Hire a campervan
Also, a great option and will offer great flexibility to get you around and allow you the flexibility 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 at we can assist you on how to get to here and all the fun things to see and do while you are here.
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