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There are 7 ways to get from Brisbane to Innisfail by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Brisbane to Cairns, bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Cairns (CNS) BNE - CNS
  2. Take the bus from Cairns to Innisfail

$88 - $252

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Fly Brisbane to Townsville, train  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Townsville (TSV) BNE - TSV
  2. Take the train from Townsville to Innisfail

$120 - $304

Train to Gold Coast, fly to Cairns, bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Central, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
  2. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Cairns (CNS) OOL - CNS
  3. Take the bus from Cairns to Innisfail

$94 - $394

Train  •  22 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Innisfail Spirit of Queensland

$140 - $270

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  27 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Innisfail Gx443

$140 - $230

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  29 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Innisfail

$174 - $245

Drive  •  20 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Innisfail 1093.5 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Innisfail is to fly and bus which costs $120 - $360 and takes 7 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Innisfail is to fly and bus which costs $120 - $360 and takes 7 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brisbane and arriving at Innisfail. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brisbane Roma Street and arriving at Innisfail. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 22 h 3 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Innisfail is 1318 km. The road distance is 1749.7 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Innisfail without a car is to train which takes 22 h 3 min and costs $200 - $370.

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It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from Brisbane to Innisfail, including transfers.

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Brisbane to Innisfail bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Brisbane station.

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Brisbane to Innisfail train services, operated by Queensland Rail Travel, depart from Brisbane Roma Street station.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Innisfail is to train which takes 22 h 3 min and costs $200 - $370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $200 - $330 and takes 27 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Innisfail.
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  • Distance: 823.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 5 min

What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Innisfail, QLD, Australia?

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Brisbane to Innisfail once daily. Tickets cost $140 - $270 and the journey takes 22 h 3 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Brisbane to Innisfail once daily. Tickets cost $140 - $230 and the journey takes 27 h 45 min. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Brisbane to Townsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Townsville via Mackay
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Brisbane to Townsville
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Brisbane to Townsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $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 Townsville to Innisfail
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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Queensland Rail Travel
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Innisfail
Ave. Duration
22 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $270
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Queensland Rail Travel
A-Choice
$262
B-Quick
$145
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
TRANSLink QLD
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 Cairns to Innisfail
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$7 - $10
Flexifare
$14 - $20
Bus from Brisbane to Innisfail
Ave. Duration
27 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $230
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$140 - $200
Flexifare
$160 - $230
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Innisfail
Ave. Duration
28 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $220
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Innisfail
Ave. Duration
27 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $240
Website
Premier Motor Service

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Cairns Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Brisbane to Innisfail bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Innisfail station.

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Brisbane to Innisfail train services, operated by Queensland Rail Travel, arrive at Innisfail station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Innisfail is 1750 km. It takes approximately 20 h 37 min to drive from Brisbane to Innisfail.

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

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There are 14+ hotels available in Innisfail. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Brisbane Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs $14 - $20.

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