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There are 6 ways to get from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Palm Cove by bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Line 110 bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the line 110 bus from Captain Cook Highway near Arnold Street to Veivers Road near Captain Cook Highway 110

$4 - $6

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Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Palm Cove 16.5 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Palm Cove 16.5 miles

$2 - $4

Shuttle  •  25 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Cairns Airport to Palm Cove

$11 - $85

Towncar  •  25 min

  1. Take a town car from Cairns Airport to Palm Cove 16.5 miles

$75 - $110

Uber  •  25 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Palm Cove 16.5 miles

$29 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Palm Cove is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Palm Cove is to taxi which costs $65 - $85 and takes 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Captain Cook Highway near Arnold Street and arriving at Veivers Road near Captain Cook Highway. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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The distance between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Palm Cove is 17 km. The road distance is 26.3 km.

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The best way to get from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Palm Cove without a car is to line 110 bus which takes 34 min and costs $5 - $8.

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The line 110 bus from Captain Cook Highway near Arnold Street to Veivers Road near Captain Cook Highway takes 34 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Cairns Airport (CNS) to Palm Cove bus services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, depart from Captain Cook Highway near Arnold Street station.

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Cairns Airport (CNS) to Palm Cove bus services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, arrive at Veivers Road near Captain Cook Highway station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cairns Airport (CNS) to Palm Cove is 26 km. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Palm Cove.

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There are 468+ hotels available in Palm Cove. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Palm Cove.
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  • Distance: 10.6 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

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

TRANSLink QLD operates a bus from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Palm Cove hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 34 min.

Bus operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Captain Cook Highway near Arnold Street to Veivers Road near Captain Cook Highway
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Other operators
Uber Cairns
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Palm Cove
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$29 - $40
UberX
$29 - $40
Taxi from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Palm Cove
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Cairns Taxis
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
cairnstaxis.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Cairns Airport to Palm Cove
Estimated price
$11 - $85
Towncar from Cairns Airport to Palm Cove
Estimated price
$75 - $110

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