Sun Palm Transport Group operate the accredited airport shuttle bus services to hotels, city centre, Northern Beaches including Palm Cove and Port Douglas.

The pick up point is near the arrivals area of both terminals. At the domestic terminal proceed to the orange shuttle bus booth where our staff will greet you upon arrival. At the international terminal make your way to the shuttle bus counter. No pre-booking is required.

Orange Shuttle Bus

Children under 12 years of age currently travel for free and Sun Palm Transport will offer a price match subject to terms and conditions.

For more information on promotions, timetables, door to door services and online bookings visit http://www.sunpalmtransport.com.au/  or phone +61 7 4099 1191.

Backpacker? Through arrangements with selected Backpacker Hostels there are also great discounted shuttle rates for a direct service between Cairns Airport and Cairns city centre starting from $10 return. For more information and to pre-book this service visit cairnsbackpackershuttle.com.au/ or call +61 7 4099 1191.


Airport Connect – Public Transport Link 

Airport Connect is a bus service offered by Sun Palm Transport linking Cairns Airport with the Translink public transport network at north and southbound Sheridan Street bus stops. For more information and frequently asked questions please click here


Drivers should not approach you

It is against the law for drivers or their agents to approach you or to solicit a fare from you. With the exception of bookings made in the terminal at the Sun Palm information counter all limousine and shuttle bus services must be pre-arranged. Cairns Airport works closely with the Department of Transport and Infrastructure.

To report someone for soliciting please email enquiries@cairnsairport.com.au