Cairns Airport Guide to Cairns Airport - CNS

Car Hire Cairns Airport


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If you seek for a more independent way to move through Cairns and North Queensland, the best option for you is without any doubt to hire a car.


See attached the available car hire companies in Cairns Airport:

- Avis: +61 4033 9555
- Budget: +61 07 4033 9777
- Europcar: +61 07 4034
- Hertz: +61 07 4035 9299
- Enterprise / Redspot: +61 07 4034 9052
- Thrifty: +61 07 4033 9800

Opening hours: From 08:00 am to 1:30 am. 


Car rental booths are located in the ground floor of Terminal 1 and in the Baggage claim area of Terminal 2.

Online car rental

Just remind you can book your car online through our search engine, it’s easy and fast to use!

Renting a car in Australia – Tips and advices

- If you are a driver under 25 there is a special surcharge for drivers under this age. Take this in mind before renting a car.

- It is illegal to Hitchhike, even though many people still doing it. You should bear this in mind before picking up a hitchhiker which is not your pal.

- Distances between Australian cities are huge. Please, consider to rest to avoid accidents caused by drive fatigue (it is estimated that over 20% of the traffic accidents in Australia are caused due to drive fatigue).

- On the Outback some rental partners may limit the operation of their vehicles in the zone due to legal limitation regarding the roads (many of them belong to the Aboriginal Land and owners should be advised beforehand to pass through them to be closed afterwards).