Important Notice: Port Douglas Gran Fondo Bike Race Road Closures and Shuttle Bus Schedule Changes on 8 September 2024

Are you arriving into or departing from Cairns Airport on Sunday, 8 September 2024? This post contains crucial information for you! Please read on for important updates regarding shuttle services between Cairns Airport and Port Douglas due to the Port Douglas Gran Fondo Bike Race.

Road Closures

Due to the Port Douglas Gran Fondo Bike Race, the highway will be closed from 5:30 AM to 1:30 PM on 8 September 2024. This closure will impact travel plans for those arriving at or departing from Cairns Airport on this date.

Special Shuttle Services

Cairns Airport Arrivals on 8 September 2024

Special 10:30 AM Departure from Cairns Airport to Port Douglas

  • If you are arriving at Cairns Airport between 6:00 AM and 10:00 AM on 8 September 2024, please use our special form to book the 10:30 AM service via the inland highway. This service is specifically scheduled to navigate the road closures and ensure you reach Port Douglas.
  • For passengers arriving at Cairns Airport after 10:00 AM, our regular scheduled service to Port Douglas will recommence at 1:45 PM. You can book this service using our standard forms.

Cairns Airport Departures on 8 September 2024

Special Departures from Port Douglas to Cairns Airport

  • 4:00 AM Departure: For those with early morning flights.
  • 11:00 AM Departure: For late morning and early afternoon flights.
  • 1:30 PM Departure: For afternoon flights.

If you are flying out of Cairns before 7:00 PM on 8 September 2024, please use our special form to book one of the above services via the inland highway.

  • Our regular scheduled service from Port Douglas to Cairns Airport will recommence at 4:00 PM. This service is suitable for flights departing from Cairns at 7:00 PM or later and can be booked using our standard forms.

Booking Information

To accommodate these changes, we have set up special booking forms.

BOOK HERE for special transfers between Cairns Airport and Port Douglas on 8 September 2024.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding and cooperation. Safe travels!

For any further assistance, please contact our customer service team.

Stay updated with Port Douglas Shuttle Bus for more travel advisories and service updates. Thank you for choosing us for your travel needs.