Cairns is accessible directly from Asia, and, with a stop over, from Europe.
Most flights from the USA are via Sydney.
Cairns Airport is approximately 6 km from the city centre.
No special conference disconts are applicable for international flights.
International delegates can contact their local Qantas office for the
best fare of the day alternatively visit the Qantas website at
The primary international airlines servicing Cairns directly are Qantas,
Australian Airlines (a
new airlines with 26 flights per week from Asia), Cathay Pacific,
Continental Airlines, Air New Zealand and Air Nuigini. Many more
carriers service Cairns via Sydney.
Book airfares as soon as possible for the best available fare at the time.
Late bookings result in ridiculously expensive fares.
All visitors (except New Zealanders) require visas to enter Australia.
Visas are available from your local Australian Embassy, Consulate or
High Commission. For the location of your nearest Consulate visit
the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s website at
Further information regarding visa requirements can be found at
Please refer to the Australian Customs Service website at www.customs.gov.au
for items that must be declared at the time of arrival
The Departure Tax is $A38.00 per person and is included in the cost of
your international airline ticket.