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.
Get a fare estimate
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
Get a ride from Cairns Airport
The following ride option is available
Make the journey count
Earn Qantas Points with Uber
Get there on time
Get picked up when you land
*Estimated fares. Actual fares vary based on time of day, pickup location and drop-off location. Cairns Airport charges a $2.20 fee for all pickups and dropoffs. All fees will be automatically added to your fare.