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Cairns Airport (CNS)

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How to get picked up at CNS Airport


Request when you’re ready to walk outside.

Grab your bags, open the app, choose a ride option and tap 'request'.


Exit the terminal.

Follow the signs to the 'Ride-Booking' zone. Domestic arrivals: turn right after leaving the terminal. International arrivals: turn left after leaving the terminal.


Look for your driver.

Your driver’s name, licence plate and car colour will show in the app.

Popular destinations near Cairns

Uber can get you from:*

  • CNS to the Cairns Esplanade, starting at $12
  • CNS to Edmonton, starting at $28
  • CNS to Palm Cove, starting at $31
  • CNS to Port Douglas, starting at $78

Pick up a local SIM card

Sim cards are available for purchase at the Newslink at the International and Domestic terminals.

In the T1-International Terminal Australian sim cards can be purchased at the Relay Newsagent, the store closest to gates 4-6.

In the T2-Domestic Terminal Australian sim cards can be purchased at the Link newsagent which is at the opposite end of the departure lounge from the exit to the pick up area

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Rides to CNS Airport

Getting an Uber ride to Cairns Airport is as easy as requesting a ride and setting your destination to CNS Airport.

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