Car Hire Cairns Airport to Port Douglas

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Compare Car Hire Prices Around QLD

Enter your travel dates into the search tool above to compare one way rental prices from Avis, Budget and Thrifty. Pick up your car at Cairns Airport and drop it off in Port Douglas.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How far is it from Cairns to Port Douglas?
A: Port Douglas is approximately 65 kms (40 miles) north of Cairns which is just over an hour-long drive.

Q: Which companies have depots in both places?
A: You’ll find the following companies with depots in both Cairns and Port Douglas in our comparison tool:

Q: Are there additional fees for one way car rental?
A: Some companies include one way fees in the rental price however any fees are always included in the price displayed. Click through to a specific vehicle in the search results and click the “Show cost breakdown” button to see the components of the the total cost. Some companies include a one way transfer fee while others don’t. Either way the price you see is the total cost of your rental and there are no hidden fees.

Popular One Way Routes

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