Selected fares from Portland to Cairns and Northern Beaches

Flights from Portland

Portland International Airport

Flights from Portland depart from the Portland International Airport, located at 7000 NE Airport Way. The airport is approximately 22 miles south of downtown Portland and is serviced by 13 airlines, including Delta, Air Canada, Frontier and United. Orbitz.com makes it easy to book domestic and international flights from Portland. You don't have to scour the Internet to find cheap airline tickets. Orbitz.com searches all of the flights available to get you a ticket with a low fare.

Parking and Transportation

The Portland International Airport offers long-term parking for $19 per day. If you plan to leave your car at the airport for more than 90 days, you need to make prior arrangements with the airport's parking office. You can take a taxi from downtown Portland to the airport for approximately $32, so if you plan to leave your vehicle for more than two days, taking a taxi to the airport is a cheaper option. Streetcars also run from the downtown area to the airport, and streetcar tickets cost $2.40. If you need transportation when you arrive at your destination, Orbitz.com can reserve a rental car for you.

Dining at the Airport

If you want to grab a quick meal before your flight, the Portland International Airport has a variety of restaurant choices. You can stop in Starbucks or Coffee People for a quick snack. If you want a meal, you can eat at Wendy's, Sandoval's or Pizza Schmizza. Orbitz.com does more than book flights from Portland. The website has all of the tools you need to make sure your trip goes smoothly, giving you plenty of time to eat before your flight.

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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Fitzroy Island Resort
Fitzroy Island Resort
Fitzroy Island via Cairns, Fitzroy Island
4.5 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (5 reviews)

This resort is by the ocean, nestled on a beach in Fitzroy Island within easy reach of windsurfing and kayaking. Regional attractions also include Marineland ...

$132

$132
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 ...

$146

$146
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 ...

$96

$96
Mantra Trilogy
Mantra Trilogy
101 - 105 The Esplanade, Cairns
4.5 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (1 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Cairns hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Cairns Esplanade, Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens, and Mount Whitfield Conservation Park. Muddy's ...

$139

$139
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) ...

$93

$93
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.

$176

$176
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 ...

$128

$128
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 ...

$133

$133
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, ...

$152

$152
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 ...

$141

$141

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