Selected fares from Auckland to Cairns and Northern Beaches

Flights from Auckland

Flying From Auckland

Finding low-fare flights from Auckland is simple with the help of Orbitz.com. Flights originate at Auckland Airport, which is located in the Auckland suburb of Mangere. It is approximately 21 kilometers, or a 40-minute drive, from the city center. Auckland Airport is the central hub for Air New Zealand and is also serviced by many other airlines offering international flights, such as British Airways, Emirates, and Air China.

Parking at the Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport offers several types of parking near the terminals, including short-term and long-term covered and uncovered parking. Business Express parking is available, as is a park-and-ride with shuttle service to the terminal.

Transportation to the Airport

An Airbus service is available for transport to the airport from Auckland's CBD and downtown ferry rerminal. Tickets are available on the bus for approximately NZ$16. There are several taxi and shuttle services that can transport you to the airport from the city of Auckland. They include Alert Taxis, North Shore Taxis, and Super Shuttle. Taxi fares to the Auckland Airport are between NZ$60 to NZ$80. When you book your tickets with Orbitz.com, you can find car rental services to and from Auckland.

Restaurants at Auckland Airport

At Auckland Airport, there are over 20 restaurant options for grabbing a quick bite before your flight. There is Espresso Plus, where you can get an iced coffee and café foods. Hayama Sushi and Sumo Salad offer tasty alternatives to fast food. If it is fast food you are looking for, McDonald's, Burger King, and Subway offer tasty sandwiches. You can find whatever you are in the mood for at the airport after booking your flights from Auckland with Orbitz.com.

Flights to Cairns

Cairns Airport in Queensland

Cheap flights to Cairns, vacation packages, and more are available at Orbitz.com to help you plan your Queensland vacation. You'll arrive at Cairns Airport, located about 4 miles north of downtown Cairns. The airport handles both domestic and international flights. Airlines served by Cairns Airport include Qantas, Jetstar, Cathay Pacific, and United Airlines.

Transportation from the Airport

Many travelers arriving at Cairns Airport opt to take a taxi into town. A typical fare from the airport to downtown Cairns is approximately $25. Both the international and domestic terminals have a designated taxi queue. Travelers may also opt to privately book a limousine transfer to their hotel. Another alternative is to rent a car from Avis, Budget, Europcar, or another car rental agency located at the airport. Shuttle bus transport service from Sun Palm Transport Group to designated locations in town is another option.

Weather Conditions in Cairns

Cairns is a tropical city, so temperatures tend to be fairly mild all year long. The winter months, which occur between May and August in the southern hemisphere, tend to have average temperatures ranging from the 60s at night into the high 70s during the day. The summer months of December through February have night lows in the 70s and daytime highs in the high 80s.

Visitor Attractions in Cairns

Outdoor activities in Cairns are always popular. Visitors can choose from wildlife tours, whitewater rafting, snorkeling trips, and rainforest hikes. No matter what time of year you choose to visit Queensland, count on Orbitz.com for inexpensive accommodations and cheap flights to Cairns.

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Hotels in Cairns and Northern Beaches

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Rydges Tradewinds Cairns
Rydges Tradewinds Cairns
137 The Esplanade, Cairns
4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (35 reviews)

This seaside hotel is steps from Cairns Esplanade and the beach. Cairns Civic Theatre is 4 blocks away and Cairns International Airport is 4 miles (7 kilometers) ...

$103

$103
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns North
4.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (15 reviews)

This family-friendly Cairns North hotel is located on the boardwalk, within a 5-minute walk of Cairns Base Hospital and Muddy's Playground. Centenary Lakes Botanic ...

$103

$103
Hilton Cairns
Hilton Cairns
34 Esplanade, Cairns
5.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (25 reviews)

Overlooking Trinity Inlet in the heart of Cairns, this hotel is a few minutes' walk to city center shopping. Cairns Airport is 8 km (5 mi) away.

$133

$133
Bohemia Resort Cairns
Bohemia Resort Cairns
231 Mcleod Street, Cairns North
3.0 out of 5.0
3.3 out of 5 (13 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland and Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens. Mount Whitfield ...

$41

$41
Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina
Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina
Pierpoint Road, Cairns
5.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (47 reviews)

With its location directly on Marlin Marina, above Pier Shopping Complex, and next to the Esplanade, this hotel is within 1 km of Cairns's city center, convention ...

$136

$136
Pullman Cairns International
Pullman Cairns International
17 Abbott Street, Cairns
5.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (9 reviews)

A one-block walk from the Esplanade and from the departure terminal for the Barrier Reef, the hotel is also less than five minutes' walk from Cairns' shopping, ...

$121

$121
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
121-123 The Esplanade & Florence St, Cairns
4.5 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (2 reviews)

Located in the heart of Cairns, this luxury hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Cairns Esplanade and within 3 mi (5 km) of Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens and Mount ...

$99

$99
Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside
Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside
209-217 The Esplanade, Cairns North
4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (15 reviews)

This family-friendly Cairns North hotel is located on the waterfront, within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland and Cairns Base Hospital. ...

$82

$82
Mantra Esplanade
Mantra Esplanade
53-57 The Esplanade, Cairns
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (6 reviews)

Located in the heart of Cairns, this aparthotel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Cairns Regional Gallery and 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens. Esplanade ...

$136

$136
Blue Lagoon Resort
Blue Lagoon Resort
22 - 26 Trinity Beach Road, Trinity Beach
4.5 out of 5.0
5.0 out of 5 (1 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this luxury apartment is within 6 mi (10 km) of Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, Cairns Tropical Zoo, and Tjapukai Cultural Park. Clifton ...

$176

$176

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