There are 7 ways to get from Brisbane to Daintree Rainforest River Cruises by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Brisbane to Cairns, bus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Cairns (CNS) BNE - CNS
  2. Take the bus from Palm Cove to Daintree River Ferry

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Bus to Gold Coast, fly to Cairns, bus  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
  2. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Cairns (CNS) OOL - CNS
  3. Take the bus from Palm Cove to Daintree River Ferry

Fly Brisbane to Cooktown, bus  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Cooktown (CTN) BNE - CTN
  2. Take the bus from Cooktown to Daintree River Ferry

Train, bus  •  27 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Cairns Central Station Spirit of Queensland
  2. Take the bus from Cairns Central Station to Daintree River Ferry

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  32 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Cairns Gx443
  2. Take the bus from Cairns Central Station to Daintree River Ferry

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  33 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Cairns Central Station
  2. Take the bus from Cairns Central Station to Daintree River Ferry

Drive  •  23 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Daintree Rainforest River Cruises 1213.1 miles

$170 - $250

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Daintree Rainforest River Cruises. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Daintree River Ferry via Cairns Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 46 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Daintree Rainforest River Cruises is 1473 km. The road distance is 1941 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Daintree Rainforest River Cruises without a car is to train and bus which takes 27 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 39 min to get from Brisbane to Daintree Rainforest River Cruises, including transfers.

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Brisbane to Daintree Rainforest River Cruises bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Brisbane station.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Cairns Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Brisbane to Daintree Rainforest River Cruises bus services, operated by QConnect - Trans North, arrive at Daintree River Ferry station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Daintree Rainforest River Cruises is 1941 km. It takes approximately 23 h 10 min to drive from Brisbane to Daintree Rainforest River Cruises.

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Cathay Pacific, Tigerair Australia, Jetstar and two other airlines offer flights from Brisbane Airport to Cairns Airport.

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There are 69+ hotels available in Daintree Rainforest River Cruises. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Daintree Rainforest River Cruises.
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  • Distance: 920.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 39 min

What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Daintree Rainforest River Cruises, QLD, Australia?

You can take a bus from Brisbane to Daintree Rainforest River Cruises via Cairns, Cairns Central Station, and Daintree River Ferry in around 32 h 46 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns via Townsville
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Okapi Airlines
Flights from Brisbane to Cooktown via Cairns
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Brisbane to Cooktown via Townsville, Cairns
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Brisbane to Cooktown via Sydney, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Cooktown via Melbourne, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Cairns Central Station
Ave. Duration
24 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $270
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Queensland Rail Travel
A-Choice
$263
B-Quick
$145
Bus operators
QConnect - Trans North
Phone
(07) 4095 8644
Website
transnorthbus.com
Bus from Palm Cove to Daintree River Ferry
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
transnorthbus.com.au
Bus from Cooktown to Daintree River Ferry
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
transnorthbus.com.au
Bus from Cairns Central Station to Daintree River Ferry
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
transnorthbus.com.au
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
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 Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
29 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $250
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$140 - $210
Flexifare
$170 - $250
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Cairns Central Station
Ave. Duration
29 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $250
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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