There are 4 ways to get from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Malanda by bus, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairns Central Station to Atherton

$57 - $74

3 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Malanda 52.2 miles

$7 - $11

Towncar  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take a town car from Cairns Airport to Malanda 52.2 miles

$170 - $250

Uber  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Malanda 52.2 miles

$85 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Malanda is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Malanda is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The distance between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Malanda is 56 km. The road distance is 83.6 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Malanda, including transfers.

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The nearest airport to Malanda is Cairns (CNS) Airport which is 55.7 km away. Other nearby airports include Palm Island (PMK) (187.6 km), Cooktown (CTN) (216.6 km), Townsville (TSV) (245.5 km) and Proserpine (PPP) (467.3 km).

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Map of how to get from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Malanda.
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  • Distance: 34.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

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

QConnect - Trans North operates a bus from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Malanda 3 times a day. Tickets cost $19 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min.

Bus operators
QConnect - Trans North
Phone
(07) 4095 8644
Website
transnorthbus.com
Bus from Cairns Central Station to Atherton
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
transnorthbus.com.au
Other operators
Uber Cairns
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Malanda
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$85 - $120
UberX
$85 - $120
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Cairns Airport to Malanda
Estimated price
$170 - $250

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