Cairns Airport CNS Shared Shuttles and Private Transfers

Ensure your trip gets off to the best start by booking an airport shuttle or private transfer to and from Cairns Airport (CNS). Choose from 9 different transfer companies and book your transfer today

Prices from:

Exemplar Coaches and Limousines

Exemplar Coaches and Limousines

AUD $35.00
Sun Palm Transport Group

Sun Palm Transport Group

AUD $43.00


4.5 Great
AUD $47.00
My Driva Limousine & Private Transfers

My Driva Limousine & Private Transfers

AUD $66.00
Capricorn Limousines

Capricorn Limousines

5 Best!
AUD $76.00

Cairns Airport (CNS) transfers

With millions of visitors descending into Australia every year, it’s important to book airport transportation so that you can ensure you get directly to and from your hotel or destination and Cairns Airport CNS at a fare and convenience that suits you. Whether you’re a business traveller, a couple, a big group of friends or family travelling with lots of luggage, by reserving your airport shuttle or private car you can have the reassurance and security that you’ll be picked up on time and taken straight to your home, hotel or attraction.

When booking your airport transfer, it is important to know which terminal you are travelling from/to. Cairns Airport CNS has 2 terminals:

T1 International Terminal
T2 Domestic Terminal

With, you can compare and book an airport transfer from over 9 transfer companies servicing Cairns Airport and surrounding hotels with an average customer review of 5.00. With over 2 bookings made for shared shuttles, private cars, and hotel shuttles to and from Cairns Airport CNS in the past 7 days, is the largest comparison website for airport transfers.


Passenger Pick Up And Drop Off Services

Cairns Airport CNS can get busy and navigating through the airport terminals can be a challenge as you try to book an airport taxi or other ground transport service. With you can pre-book your passenger pick up car service or Cairns Airport CNS drop off service to avoid unnecessary hassle and travel easier with peace of mind. 

Ground Transportation for Cairns Airport CNS

Luxury Vehicles

Great for business travellers, honeymooners or any special occasion, you can travel in style in a limousine service and other luxe transfer options to and from Cairns Airport CNS. 


Cairns Destination and Airport Guide

Cairns is best-known as the gateway to Queensland's tropical north, especially to the iconic Great Barrier Reef, the Atherton Tablelands and the Daintree Rainforest - the world's oldest tropical rainforest. Appreciated for its laid-back, tropical vibes, the city itself is a hub of trendy cafes and alfresco dining. But it's the outdoors lifestyle that brings endless visitors to this Australian city. Whether it's dipping in the fresh waters of Crystal Cascades, meandering through rainforests, exploring the wonders of Fitzroy Island, or simply chilling out in the Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon, this city has a lot to offer for outdoor enthusiasts. Ensure your trip to or from Cairns gets off to a great start by booking your airport transfer on today.

Cairns Airport is seventh busiest airport in Australia for international passengers, serving more than 5 million passengers every year, and is located 7km from the city centre. During the Second World War, the airport was used by the Royal Australian Air Force. Today, it is a base for the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia. Book your airport transfer on to avoid airport parking fees and taxi queues, and save yourself the worry of navigating a new city.

Cairns Airport is split into two terminals - T1 (International Terminal) and T2 (Domestic Terminal) - both are connected by a walkway. Free WiFi is available in T1 for up to one hour per 12-hour period, while in T2, it can be accessed for a 30 minute period (additional time can be purchased). ATMs and Travelex exchange desks can be found within both terminals for any last minute currency needs.

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Top things to do in and around Cairns

  • Tick off your bucket list and snorkel the Great Barrier Reef, the world's largest coral reef system, which is even visible from space. No trip to Cairns is complete without a trip out to this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Take a ferry to Fitzroy Island and kayak to see the Great Barrier Reef, hike in rainforest or simply enjoy the beaches. Other picturesque islands to visit include Green Island and Hinchinbrook Island, Australia's largest national park island.
  • Enjoy the serenity of the Cairns Botanic Gardens.
  • Indulge in the city's cafe culture with a brunch in one of the many lovely cafes along Grafton Street.
  • Head to the Daintree Rainforest, two hours north of Cairns. Known for its exceptional biodiversity and home to the 600-million-year-old Zamia Fern, this is the oldest rainforest on the planet.
  • Hop on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and enjoy the 7.5km scenic journey through the world's oldest surviving rainforest.
  • Take a relaxing dip in the Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon, located at the heart of the city.
  • Swim in refreshing water holes and under glittering waterfalls at Crystal Cascades.

From Our Blog



Megan Travelled on 20 May 2023

“Super efficient and easy - really great experience with this company ”

Thuhang T. Travelled on 07 May 2023

“Peng, our driver, was super awesome. He contacted me week, days before my arrival and several times on the day of my travel. Strongly recommend. ”

Rhonda A. Travelled on 01 May 2023

“The driver was on time, the vehicle clean and the drive comfortable. Nice ride.”

Liz O. Travelled on 01 May 2023

“Our transfers with Elife Limo was excellent. I would recommend them any time to family and friends. ”

Holly S. Travelled on 29 April 2023

“Our driver was early for a very early morning pick up and transfer to the airport in Tawau. The communication the day before was very reassuring, so no stress about our car not showing up. The driver was very courteous and accommodated us with our extra luggage by placing it in the front seat. He was a careful driver and we felt very safe on our journey.”


What’s included in the price?
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All prices listed on are inclusive of taxes, tolls, airport parking, admin fees, fuel, environmental surcharges and any other standard fees typically included for a standard point-to-point transfer. You don’t pay any extra for these. Read all Any additional requirements such as child seats or extra luggage may incur an additional cost. Your transfer company will confirm this with you when you make your booking. Gratuities are not included in the price, so it is at your discretion as to whether you wish to tip your driver. If you are in the US, it is customary to tip your driver 10-15%. In other countries such as the UK or Australia, tipping is not mandatory, though a tip of 10-15% for great service is always welcome.
Where do I meet my driver?
Once you make your booking...
Once you make your booking, you’ll receive meeting instructions from your transfer company. If you’re still unsure about where to meet your driver, simply contact them directly. Their contact details will be provided in your booking confirmation email.
How do I select a pick up time?
Once you have completed your...
Once you have completed your booking your Transfer Company will confirm the best pick-up time for you based on your flight details. You may contact them directly to request a time based on your specific requirements.

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