By Air: You can take an international flight to Australia which connects to Cairns Airport. Qantas, Virgin Australia, Jetstar, Air New Zealand and Singapore Air are the major flight operators in Cairns.
By Sea: Take the Celebrity Cruises, Royal Caribbean Cruise, P & O, Princess Cruises, among many others, at the Cairns Cruise Terminal. You can hop off at the Port of Cairns, one of the major ports of the region.
By Trains: You can also reach Cairns by train with Spirit of Queensland, which operates 5 times a week from major cities of Australia.
By Car: You can take the Bruce Highway (M1) to reach Cairns which connects Brisbane to North Queensland.
If you wish to cover the whole of Cairns then you would need to stay about 3 - 4 days. In this time, you can enjoy the city vibes as well as explore the nearby gorgeous surroundings. During your stay, you can take a chopper tour to get a bird’s eye view of the region, and take snorkelling trips to the Great Barrier Reef. You can think of exploring the Kuranda's rainforest, taste local delicacies, and more.
The best month to visit Cairns is during the month of June to August, when you can choose to plan various day trips from Cairns. During these months you can partake in almost all the activities as the average temperature is between 17 to 26 degrees, with clear skies and calm winds.
By Bus: You can take various buses from Greyhound Australia and Premier Motor Services to travel around the city. The city has regular bus services by which it is easy to travel to towns like Palm Coves, Port Douglas and Mission Beach.
By Train: The most enchanting travel system at Cairns is the Kuranda Scenic Rail that runs from Cairns to the town of Kuranda.