Travel options for:
Cairns to Bowen
  • Bus

    $50 - $90
    1. Cairns

      9 h 30 min - once daily

      $50 - $90

  • Train

    $83 - $112
    1. Cairns Central Station

      9 h 26 min - 5 times a week

      $70 - $100

    2. Bowen

      6 min - 3.7 miles

      $13 - $16

  • Drive

    $45 - $75
    1. Cairns

      7 h 1 min - 343.9 miles

      $45 - $75

  • Fly to Mackay, train

    $235 - $634
    1. Cairns

      7 min - 4.4 miles

      $15 - $19

    2. Cairns (CNS)

      2 h 45 min - 1 stopover

      $170 - $550

    3. Mackay (MKY)

      4 min - 1.9 miles

      $8 - $10

    4. Mackay

      2 h 33 min - 5 times a week

      $28 - $40

    5. Bowen

      6 min - 3.7 miles

      $13 - $16

  • Fly to Townsville, train

    $147 - $434
    1. Cairns

      7 min - 4.4 miles

      $15 - $19

    2. Cairns (CNS)

      55 min - non-stop

      $90 - $360

    3. Townsville (TSV)

      17 min - every 3 hours - line 205

    4. Stanley Street near Ogden St

      4 min - hourly - line 201

    5. Townsville

      2 h 43 min - 5 times a week

      $28 - $40

    6. Bowen

      6 min - 3.7 miles

      $13 - $16

  • Fly to Hamilton Island, ferry, bus

    $238 - $713
    1. Cairns

      7 min - 4.4 miles

      $15 - $19

    2. Cairns (CNS)

      1 h 15 min - non-stop

      $170 - $600

    3. Hamilton Island (HTI)

      55 min - 5 times a day

      $45 - $75

    4. Airlie Beach

      1 h - once daily

      $7 - $20

  • Fly to Proserpine, bus

    $223 - $627
    1. Cairns

      7 min - 4.4 miles

      $15 - $19

    2. Cairns (CNS)

      4 h 35 min - 1 stopover

      $170 - $550

    3. Proserpine (PPP)

      12 min - 8.7 miles

      $28 - $35

    4. Proserpine

      1 h 38 min - once daily

      $9 - $24

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From Cairns bus to Bowen. 9 h 30 min $92. From Cairns Central Station train to Bowen then taxi to Bowen. 9 h 32 min $130. From Cairns drive to Bowen. 7 h 1 min $78. From Cairns taxi to Cairns airport, fly to Mackay airport, taxi to Mackay, train to Bowen, then taxi to Bowen. 6 h 35 min $340. From Cairns taxi to Cairns airport, fly to Townsville airport, line 205 bus to Stanley Street near Ogden St, line 201 bus to Townsville, train to Bowen, then taxi to Bowen. 5 h 56 min $222. From Cairns taxi to Cairns airport, fly to Hamilton Island airport, ferry to Airlie Beach, then bus to Bowen. 5 h 17 min $444. From Cairns taxi to Cairns airport, fly to Proserpine airport, taxi to Proserpine, then bus to Bowen. 7 h 33 min $368.