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There are 5 ways to get from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Malanda by bus, taxi, 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

$56 - $67

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Malanda 52.2 miles

$150 - $180

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 - $240

Uber  •  1 h 13 min

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

$85 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Malanda is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Malanda is to taxi which costs $210 - $250 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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The best way to get from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Malanda without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 20 min and costs $75 - $95.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Cairns Airport (CNS) to Malanda is 84 km. It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to drive from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Malanda.

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There are 45+ hotels available in Malanda. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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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 $18 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
$18
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
Taxi from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Malanda
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Cairns Taxis
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
cairnstaxis.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Cairns Airport to Malanda
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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