Cairns Taxi

Cairns Taxi is always a great idea if you head out for a night in town. The benefits of enjoying a few drinks and letting someone else do the driving.

Also, you can be dropped out the front of the venue and no hassle of worrying about parking.


The city CBD and taxis are available from Edmonton in the south of Cairns to Ellis Beach North of Cairns.

Book in advance to avoid any waiting around when you are ready to go.

For wheelchair-friendly taxis or taxis for group bookings, book in advance.

Cairns Taxi’s telephone number is 4048 8311 or 4048 8333, or 131 008

You will find an abundance of taxis in Cairns. If you see a vacant taxi, you can hail one or visit one of the taxi ranks.

We have all the traveller information you need to help you travel around Cairns.

You can make a quick booking, get an estimated fare, or call 131 008.

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Cairns Domestic and International airports have undercover taxi ranks at the front of the terminal buildings.

There is a secured taxi rank outside the Ergon building on Lake Street between Shield and Aplin Streets.


7 am to 7 pm, Monday to Friday

    • Flagfall: $2.90
    • Booking Fee: $1.50
    • Distance: $2.23/kilometre
    • Waiting time: $.79/minute

Weekends, after-hours and public holidays

    • Weekend + Public Holiday flagfall: $4.30
    • After midnight flagfall: $6.30 (midnight to 5 am)

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