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There are 3 ways to get from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Bamaga by plane, ferry or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Cairns (CNS) to Bamaga (ABM)

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Ferry

  1. Take the ferry from Cairns to Seisia

Drive

  1. Drive from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Bamaga
Cairns Airport (CNS) → Bamaga
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bamaga is 1800 020 080.

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The social distance requirement in Bamaga is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Bamaga is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 21h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Bamaga is to fly which costs $210 - $650 and takes 2h 11m.

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The distance between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Bamaga is 758 km. The road distance is 939 km.

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The best way to get from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Bamaga without a car is to ferry which takes 2 days 4h and costs $760 - $770.

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It takes approximately 2h 11m to get from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Bamaga, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Cairns Airport to Bamaga Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cairns Airport (CNS) to Bamaga is 939 km. It takes approximately 21h 33m to drive from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Bamaga.

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Regional Express, Skytrans and FlexFlight ApS offer flights from Cairns Airport to Bamaga Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Bamaga. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Bamaga.
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  • Distance: 758 km
  • Duration: 2h 11m

What companies run services between Cairns Airport (CNS), Australia and Bamaga, QLD, Australia?

Skytrans, Regional Express and FlexFlight ApS fly from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Bamaga twice daily.

Airlines
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Cairns to Bamaga
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Cairns to Bamaga via Horn Island
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Skytrans
Website
skytrans.com.au
Flights from Cairns to Bamaga
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Cairns to Bamaga via Horn Island
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Cairns to Bamaga
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Ferry operators
SeaSwift
Phone
1800424422
Email
cruisebookings@seaswift.com.au
Website
seaswift.com.au
Ferry from Cairns to Seisia
Ave. Duration
2 days 2h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$730
Schedules at
seaswift.com.au

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