There are 3 ways to get from Cairns to Ingham by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairns to Ingham Gx454 / ...

$19 - $40

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Train  •  4 h 31 min

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

$30 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Cairns to Ingham 146.9 miles

$20 - $35

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cairns and arriving at Ingham. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cairns Central Station station and arriving at Ingham. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 31 min.

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The distance between Cairns and Ingham is 196 km. The road distance is 235.1 km.

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The best way to get from Cairns to Ingham without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 55 min and costs .

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The bus from Cairns to Ingham takes 2 h 55 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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

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The best way to get from Cairns to Ingham is to bus which takes 2 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 31 min.

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

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Cairns to Ingham train services, operated by Queensland Rail Travel, arrive at Ingham station.

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Map of how to get from Cairns to Ingham.
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  • Distance: 122.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

What companies run services between Cairns, QLD, Australia and Ingham, QLD, Australia?

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Cairns to Ingham 3 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Cairns to Ingham 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 4 h 31 min.

Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Cairns Central Station to Ingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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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 Cairns to Ingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $40
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$19 - $28
Flexifare
$28 - $40
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Cairns Central Station to Ingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Cairns to Ingham is 235 km. It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to drive from Cairns to Ingham.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Ingham. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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