There are 4 ways to get from Cairns to Ingham by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  2 h 55 min

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

$19 - $45

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 31 min

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

$30 - $50

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Cairns to Ingham 146.9 miles

$20 - $35

Fly, train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Cairns (CNS) to Townsville (TSV) CNS - TSV
  2. Take the train from Townsville to Ingham

$123 - $404

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The cheapest way to get from Cairns to Ingham is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairns to Ingham is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 2 h 50 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 bus from Cairns to Ingham takes 2 h 55 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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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 five times a week. The journey takes approximately 4 h 31 min.

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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 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Cairns to Ingham 5 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 31 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Cairns to Townsville
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Cairns to Townsville
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
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
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Townsville to Ingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
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 - $45
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$19 - $28
Flexifare
$29 - $40

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