How to get there

Port Douglas is served by Cairns International Airport which is a scenic one-hour drive away. To make your holiday as convenient as possible, we provide optional airport transfers which can be selected when booking your stay. Please remember to provide your flight times in the booking enquiry form.

By air

Cairns Airport is serviced by numerous international airlines. Among them are:

If you are travelling domestically, the following airlines fly to Cairns:

By rail

A wonderful way of travelling is by rail, especially if time is not an issue. What better way to enjoy the amazing landscape than on a luxury train journey along the beautiful Queensland coast.  Take the train from Brisbane to Cairns in ultimate comfort and travel the Queenslander Class with comfortable sleeper berths and a bed turndown service and enjoy your meals in your own Queenslander Class dining restaurant and exclusive lounge car. The distance is 1691km and journey time is 31 hours. There are three departures a week. Find out more about other travel options on the Sunlander train.

By road

Australia provides the ultimate setting for road trips. The distance to Port Douglas from Brisbane is around 1700km and 2700km from Sydney. From Darwin and Melbourne, the distance is 2800km and 3100km respectively.

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