There are 5 ways to get from Brisbane to Port Douglas by plane, bus, train, taxi, shuttle or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Brisbane  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Cairns (CNS) BNE - CNS

$91 - $244

4 alternative options

Bus to Gold Coast, fly  •  7 h 25 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

$113 - $403

Train, taxi  •  25 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Cairns Central Station Spirit of Queensland
  2. Take a taxi from Cairns Central Station to Port Douglas

$271 - $436

Bus, shuttle  •  31 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Cairns Gx443
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Cairns to Port Douglas

$179 - $281

Drive  •  22 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Port Douglas 1189.6 miles

$170 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Port Douglas is to fly which costs $120 - $330 and takes 6 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Port Douglas is to fly which costs $120 - $330 and takes 6 h 20 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Port Douglas is 1448 km. The road distance is 1903.3 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Brisbane to Port Douglas, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Port Douglas, QLD, Australia?

Qantas, Tigerair Australia and three other airlines fly from Brisbane to Port Douglas hourly.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns via Townsville
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
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 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
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
5 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $280
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
A-Choice
$275
B-Quick
$151
Bus operators
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
$27 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
29 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $260
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$150 - $220
Flexifare
$180 - $260
Port Douglas Bus
Website
portdouglasbus.com.au
Shuttle from Cairns to Port Douglas
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $29
Schedules at
portdouglasbus.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Cairns Central Station to Port Douglas
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Cairns Taxis
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
cairnstaxis.com.au

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