There are 5 ways to get from Babinda to Cairns by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Babinda to Cairns Gx443 / ...

$5 - $17

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Babinda to Cairns Central Station Spirit of Queensland

$12 - $18

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Babinda to Cairns 36.8 miles

$110 - $130

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Babinda to Cairns 36.8 miles

$5 - $8

Uber  •  45 min

  1. Take an Uber from Babinda to Cairns 36.8 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Babinda to Cairns is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Babinda to Cairns is to taxi which costs $150 - $180 and takes 45 min.

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The distance between Babinda and Cairns is 50 km. The road distance is 58.9 km.

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The bus from Babinda to Cairns takes 50 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Babinda and arriving at Cairns. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Babinda and arriving at Cairns Central Station station. Services depart five times a week. The journey takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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What companies run services between Babinda, QLD, Australia and Cairns, QLD, Australia?

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Babinda to Cairns twice daily. Tickets cost $5 - $17 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Babinda to Cairns 5 times a week. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Babinda to Cairns Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Babinda to Cairns
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$5 - $7
Flexifare
$12 - $17
Other operators
Uber Cairns
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Babinda to Cairns
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$60 - $90
uberX
$60 - $90
Taxi from Babinda to Cairns
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$110 - $130

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