Rent a Car at Cairns Airport (CNS)

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Cairns Airport (CNS)

Address: Terminal Building, Cairns, QL, Queensland, 4870, Australia
Phone: (61) 07 4033 9555
Hours of Operation: Sun - Sat 5:00 AM - 12:30 AM

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Cairns Airport

Welcome to Avis at Cairns Airport in beautiful Queensland. Our service counters are located conveniently in the terminal building and hours of operation run from Sunday to Saturday from 5:30 AM until 12:30 AM. International travellers can access the counter in T1 while domestic fliers may use our facility in T2.

About Cairns Airport

Cairns Airport, located in one of the most beautifully scenic locations in Queensland, sits conveniently between popular beaches and majestic mountains. The facility provides a full range of amenities to serve travellers from the area as well as visitors.

Waiting between flights, or want to browse before you collect your car? A range of shops are on offer including duty free for International travelers to clothing to health and beauty supplies, the airport offers something for almost everyone. A range of eateries and food options are also available to suit all taste buds.

Points of Interest Near the Airport

Cairns Airport sits almost close enough to the seashore to enjoy the warm tropical ocean breezes. Visitors especially love the warm water and spectacular views from Trinity Beach.

Those looking for fun diversions inland should check out Kuranda National Park to the north. The spectacular falls at Barron Gorge, along with wildlife viewing opportunities, and scenic walkways make this excursion a true adventure.

Little Mulgrave National Park, located south of Cairns, also provides ample opportunity to view beautiful falls, hike exciting trails, and swim in clear, cool rivers.

In nearby Smithfield, those looking for high flying fun can experience the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, which gives visitors a rare view of jungle life from above.

Closer to town, many from the area and visitors alike enjoy the stunning beauty of one of Australia’s most extensive collection of tropical fauna and exotic birds at the Cairns Botanic Gardens. Also part of the complex are the Flecker Botanical Gardens and the Cairns Chinese Friendship Garden.

Distances to Attractions

  • Cairns Airport to Trinity Beach – 20.1 kilometres
  • Cairns Airport to Kuranda National Park – 59.3 kilometres
  • Cairns Airport to Little Mulgrave National Park – 43.9 kilometres
  • Cairns Airport to Skyview Rainforest Cableway – 12.3 kilometres
  • Cairns Airport to Cairns Botanic Gardens – 3.8 kilometres

Nearest Petrol Stations

The closest petrol to the Cairns Airport lies off of Highway 1 just north of the airport at a Puma station. Close by, just off of Stratford Parade is a Mobil station. Only a few kilometres south of the airport, also on Highway 1, sit Mobil, Shell, and United Petroleum stations in quick succession.

Fleet Information

Avis at Cairns Airport offers a variety of vehicles suited for every need. For those seeking savings, we offer an economy selection comparable to a Holden Barina or a compact similar to a Kia Rio. Need more room to transport companions or business colleagues? Try an intermediate selection comparable to a Hyundai i30 Hatch or a Standard sedan that will serve as a close match to a Toyota Corolla Sedan.

Our full-size selections closely resemble a Toyota Camry and can also come in an eco-friendly option. Need even more space? We offer SUVs similar to a Mitsubishi ASX and Outlander, as well as Holden station wagons.

For those with an elevated expectation of style, Avis at Cairns Airport has a selection of vehicles from the world’s best luxury names, such as Mercedes Benz and BMW.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can you fly to from Cairns airport?

Cairns Airport connects to a wide variety of destinations throughout the Asia-Pacific littoral, including, but not limited to:

  • Sydney
  • Melbourne
  • Brisbane
  • Adelaide
  • Perth
  • Tokyo
  • Shanghai
  • Singapore
  • Hong Kong
  • Auckland

What airlines fly from Cairns?

Most of the Asia-Pacific region’s major airlines serve the Cairns Airport. Qantas, Tiger, Virgin Australia and Jetstar serve the domestic market. Air New Zealand connects the city to Auckland. Jetstar offers flights to two airports in Japan, as well as Bali. Cathay Pacific and two mainland China-based airlines connect Cairns to destinations in that country.

Does Cairns airport have a curfew?

Cairns Airport has no curfew.

Avis Cairns Airport

We hope that you enjoy your visit to Cairns and the rest of Queensland whether you have come for business or pleasure. Avis at Cairns Airport looks forward to serving your transport needs.