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

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Bus  •  50m

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

$4 - $16

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Train  •  1h 7m

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

$12 - $17

Taxi  •  45m

  1. Take a taxi from Babinda to Cairns 36.8 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  45m

  1. Drive from Babinda to Cairns 36.8 miles

$5 - $8

Uber  •  45m

  1. Take an Uber from Babinda to Cairns 36.8 miles

$60 - $85

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Babinda and arriving at Cairns. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Babinda and arriving at Cairns Central Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1h 7m.

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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 best way to get from Babinda to Cairns without a car is to bus which takes 50m and costs $6 - $23.

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The bus from Babinda to Cairns takes 50m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Babinda to Cairns bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Babinda station.

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Babinda to Cairns train services, operated by Queensland Rail Travel, depart from Babinda station.

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The best way to get from Babinda to Cairns is to bus which takes 50m and costs $6 - $23. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $17 - $24 and takes 1h 7m.

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Map of how to get from Babinda to Cairns.
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  • Distance: 31.1 miles
  • Duration: 50m

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 $4 - $16 and the journey takes 50m. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Babinda to Cairns once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 1h 7m.

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
1h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
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Queensland Rail Travel
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Babinda to Cairns
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $16
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$4 - $7
Flexifare
$11 - $16
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Babinda to Cairns Central Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Premier Motor Service
Other operators
Uber Cairns
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Babinda to Cairns
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $85
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uber.com
Assist
$60 - $85
UberX
$60 - $85
Taxi from Babinda to Cairns
Ave. Duration
45m
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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Babinda to Cairns bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Cairns station.

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Babinda to Cairns train services, operated by Queensland Rail Travel, arrive at Cairns Central Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Babinda to Cairns is 59 km. It takes approximately 45m to drive from Babinda to Cairns.

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There are 492+ hotels available in Cairns. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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