Travel options for:
Cairns to Airlie Beach
  • Fly to Hamilton Island, ferry

    $231 - $688
    1. Cairns

      7 min - 4.4 miles

      $15 - $19

    2. Cairns (CNS)

      1 h 15 min - non-stop

      $170 - $600

    3. Hamilton Island (HTI)

      55 min - 5 times a day

      $45 - $70

  • Fly to Proserpine

    $217 - $606
    1. Cairns

      7 min - 4.4 miles

      $15 - $19

    2. Cairns (CNS)

      4 h 35 min - 1 stopover

      $170 - $550

    3. Proserpine (PPP)

      13 min - 9.1 miles

      $29 - $35

    4. Mill St at Proserpine

      36 min - twice daily - line 1

      $2 - $3

  • Fly to Mackay, train

    $216 - $610
    1. Cairns

      7 min - 4.4 miles

      $15 - $19

    2. Cairns (CNS)

      2 h 45 min - 1 stopover

      $170 - $550

    3. Mackay (MKY)

      4 min - 1.9 miles

      $8 - $10

    4. Mackay

      1 h 38 min - 5 times a week

      $20 - $29

    5. Proserpine

      6 min - 1887 feet

    6. Mill St at Proserpine

      36 min - twice daily - line 1

      $2 - $3

  • Bus

    $55 - $100
    1. Cairns

      10 h 35 min - once daily

      $55 - $100

  • Train

    $79 - $108
    1. Cairns Central Station

      10 h 20 min - 5 times a week

      $75 - $110

    2. Proserpine

      6 min - 1887 feet

    3. Mill St at Proserpine

      36 min - twice daily - line 1

      $2 - $3

  • Drive

    $55 - $80
    1. Cairns

      8 h 1 min - 387.5 miles

      $55 - $80

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From Cairns taxi to Cairns airport, fly to Hamilton Island airport, then ferry to Airlie Beach. 3 h 17 min $323. From Cairns taxi to Cairns airport, fly to Proserpine airport, taxi to Mill St at Proserpine, then line 1 bus to Airlie Beach. 6 h 32 min $265. From Cairns taxi to Cairns airport, fly to Mackay airport, taxi to Mackay, train to Proserpine, walk to Mill St at Proserpine, then line 1 bus to Airlie Beach. 7 h 17 min $235. From Cairns bus to Airlie Beach. 10 h 35 min $79. From Cairns Central Station train to Proserpine, walk to Mill St at Proserpine, then line 1 bus to Shute Harbour Rd at Airlie Beach Central. 12 h 2 min $93. From Cairns drive to Airlie Beach. 8 h 1 min $67.