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Duration 4h 14m
Distance 350.3 km
Average price $140
Nearby airports 5 found

Closest airports to Cairns Airport (CNS)

The nearest airport to Cairns Airport (CNS) is Townsville (TSV). Trans North Bus & Coach operates a bus from Cooktown to Cairns 6 times a week. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 4h 30m.

Recommended airport

Townsville (TSV)

  1. Townsville (TSV)
  2. Cairns Airport (CNS)
4h 14m
Cheapest
$45 - $70
Other nearby airports

Palm Island (PMK)

  1. Palm Island Jetty
  2. Townsville
  3. Cairns Airport (CNS)
9h 44m
$113 - $229

Cooktown (CTN)

  1. Cooktown
  2. Cairns Airport (CNS)
6h
$133 - $174

Proserpine (PPP)

  1. Airlie Beach
  2. Cairns Airport (CNS)
13h 4m
$117 - $200

Kowanyama (KWM)

  1. Kowanyama (KWM)
  2. Cairns Airport (CNS)
11h 40m
$75 - $120

Important airports for Cairns

Frequently asked questions

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It takes 4h 14m to get from Cairns to Townsville (TSV) Airport.

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We recommend flying to Townsville (TSV) Airport, which is 280.3 km away from Cairns. The drive from Townsville (TSV) to Cairns takes 4h 14m.

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There are 278+ hotels available in Cairns Airport (CNS). Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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