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Duration 13 min
Distance 650 km
Average price $110
Nearby airports 5 found

Closest airports to Cooktown

The nearest airport to Cooktown is Cooktown (CTN). However, there are better options for getting to Cooktown. Trans North Bus & Coach operates a bus from Cairns to Cooktown 6 times a week. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 4h 45m.

Recommended airport

Cairns (CNS)

  1. Cairns
  2. Cooktown
6h 5m
$60 - $90
Other nearby airports

Cooktown (CTN)

  1. Cooktown (CTN)
  2. Cooktown
13 min
$50 - $65

Townsville (TSV)

  1. Townsville (TSV)
  2. Cooktown
8h 2m
$80 - $120

Palm Island (PMK)

  1. Palm Island Jetty
  2. Townsville
  3. Cairns
  4. Cooktown
14h 20m
$135 - $244

Kowanyama (KWM)

  1. Kowanyama (KWM)
  2. Cooktown
11h 30m
$65 - $100

Frequently asked questions

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The nearest airport to Cooktown is Cooktown (CTN) Airport which is 8 km away. Other nearby airports include Cairns (CNS) (164.8 km).

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It takes 6h 5m to get from Cooktown to Cairns (CNS) Airport.

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We recommend flying to Cairns (CNS) Airport, which is 164.8 km away from Cooktown. The bus from Cairns (CNS) to Cooktown takes 6h 5m.

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