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Getting around in Cairns


Getting to Pullman Reef Casino - Banana Central

The Pullman Reef Casino offers you a perfect combination of comfort and convenience located in the heart of the city.

Just 8 kilometers from the airport, if you’re flying in there are numerous transfer options to drop you at the hotel door, including taxis, ride sharing, car hire and shuttle bus.  

From the accommodation, it’s a short stroll to the Cairns Convention Centre where Congress 2023 will take place.  

With its close proximity to the fleet terminal, the Pullman is also perfect for exploring the Great Barrier Reef and other nearby attractions

Getting to Cairns

By bus/coach

There are a number of coach services that pass through the Cairns. There are regular services from Brisbane, stopping at Noosa, Townsville and other stops on the way. Travel time from Brisbane is around 29 hours.

By air

There are direct flights to Cairns from numerous Australian cities and international destinations including Tokyo, Singapore and Shenzhen. Connecting flights to these cities from other locations are also readily available. 

By rail

Travelling between Brisbane and Cairns five times a week, the Spirit of Queensland redefines the modern rail travel experience with a comfortable and convenient way to access spectacular holiday destinations such as the Great Barrier Reef, the Whitsundays, Townsville and Cairns and everywhere in between.

Route: Brisbane to Cairns

Distance: 1681 kms

Duration: 25 hrs

Departs Brisbane: Mon, Tue, Wed Fri & Sat at 3.45pm

Departs Cairns: Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri & Sun at 8.35am

Getting Around Cairns

By taxi

Black and White Taxis Cairns
Ph: 131 008

By ridesharing

Uber is available in and around Cairns

By other options

Other options include car hire and public transport, with more detail available here: