Located 20km north of Cairns, getting to Trinity Beach is easy thanks to its proximity to the Cairns Airport and connecting transport services and major highways. Situated in the Northern Beaches region of Cairns, Trinity Beach is a popular holiday destination situated on a sunny coastline along the northern fringe of the city and is connected by local bus services and interstate rail services. Getting to Trinity Beach takes approximately 25 minutes by car from Cairns, travelling north along the Captain Cook Highway. Just past Smithfield, take the exit for Trinity Beach Road and follow the signs into the centre of town. Conveniently located with 20 minutes of Trinity Beach, the Cairns International Airport is the gateway to Tropical North Queensland and is home to a number of regional, domestic and international airlines. Whether you’re travelling interstate or internationally, getting to Trinity Beach is a breeze.
From the Cairns Airport, there are shuttle and transfer services available for getting to Trinity Beach however hiring a car is also recommended. Although Trinity Beach is just a short distance from the airport, there are a number of fantastic activities and attractions within short driving distance from Trinity Beach including cable skiing, a world-class golf course, Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, Kuranda and Port Douglas.
If you’re travelling from the state capital of Brisbane some 1700km away, there are two spectacular rail journeys that will take you on a scenic and leisurely ride through the countryside to reach Cairns. The Sunlander travels from Brisbane to Cairns return three times a week taking 31 hours and showcasing the charming inland coastal towns of Bundaberg and Gladstone as well as the sub-tropical regions of Mackay, Proserpine and Bowen before arriving in Cairns. The Spirit of Queensland is Australia’s fastest train and therefore completes the journey in just 24 hours, however both services offer passengers the opportunity to travel in comfort while taking in the scenery. Arriving in Cairns, both offer connections onto Trinity Beach.