Parking Information

Book Parking Online

Why book Cairns Airport Parking? 

  • You can’t park closer…The only official on airport parking 

  • Only a short walk to terminals from all car parks. 

  • Save up to 40% on drive up and park rates by pre-booking online.

  • Easy to access, a safe and secure parking solution.

  • *subject to availability

We have a selection of convenient parking options available:

T1 Budget

T2 Covered

T2 Uncovered

Uncovered parking right outside the terminal Closest car park to T2 arrivals, 1-2 mins walk Uncovered parking right outside the T2 departures entrance
First 10-mins free for farewelling loved ones Cyclone rated shelter from the sun and rain First 10-mins free for farewelling loved ones
Value parking options online for the budget conscious T2 traveller 
Premium covered spaces with 20% more space per bay  
Perfect for quick city breaks and heading away for longer
1-3 mins to T1, 5-10 mins to T2 via a covered walkway
Ideal for taking care of your car while on business or leisure  Value option and still close to T2


Payment options

Online Bookings

Pre-book and pre-pay for your parking online and save up to 40%. To get started or find out more click here.

Tap, Park & Go

Credit card in & out makes paying for parking simple. Just tap your credit card onto the dedicated credit card reader at the entry barrier when entering the car park of your choice, then do the same again when you exit – easy! Tap, Park & Go is available at the entry/exit lanes of all Cairns Airport Parking car parks. Watch how easy it is here.

Visa, MasterCard and American Express may all be used. Find out more about drive-up parking rates here.

Automatic Pay Stations (APSs)


  • undercover on the pedestrian walkways adjacent to the T2 Covered Car Park Service Kiosk
  • adjacent to the T1 (International) Taxi Rank

Cash and credit cards are accepted any APS. Credit card payments may also be made at any exit. Visa, MasterCard and American Express are accepted.

Car Park Assistance 

Press the intercom help button at any car park entry, exit or automatic paystation for assistance from the Wilson Parking team who are standing by ready to help.

Conveniently located in the T2 Covered Car Park adjacent to T2 (Domestic), our Service Kiosk attendants accept Eftpos for those who do not wish to pay by cash or credit card.

For all other enquiries please email

Car Park Limits

Our car parks are designed to Australian standard and will accommodate vehicles up to a maximum of 4.9m long x 1.9m wide x 4.0m high. If your vehicle is bigger than any of those specs or if you were planning on attaching a trailer, caravan or float etc you will have to make alternate arrangements. Please bear in mind that parking in prohibited areas or parking oversize vehicles or vehicles with trailers, caravans, floats etc can incur a fine.

If your vehicle exceeds any of the above limits, there are a range of alternate transport options including:

Access for All

Parking for mobility impaired drivers is provided within all public car parks at Cairns Airport, with signed spaces located as close as possible to the Terminals. More information on accessible parking click here. 

Pick up/Drop off zones 

Click here for more information about Public Pick Up and Drop Off  zones. 


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Follow our Car Park Map 


Got questions? Check out our helpful FAQs

Click here to for our Online Booking Enquiries and Refunds Form.

Click here for Drive Up and Park Rates