There are 4 ways to get from Cairns to Innisfail by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1 h

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

$7 - $20

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Train  •  1 h 43 min

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

$15 - $22

Drive  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Cairns to Innisfail 55.1 miles

$7 - $12

Uber  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cairns to Innisfail 55.1 miles

$90 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Cairns to Innisfail is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairns to Innisfail is to bus which costs $10 - $28 and takes 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cairns and arriving at Innisfail. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cairns Central Station station and arriving at Innisfail. Services depart five times a week. The journey takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

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The distance between Cairns and Innisfail is 72 km. The road distance is 88.1 km.

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The best way to get from Cairns to Innisfail without a car is to bus which takes 1 h and costs $10 - $28.

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The bus from Cairns to Innisfail takes 1 h including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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

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The best way to get from Cairns to Innisfail is to bus which takes 1 h and costs $10 - $28. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $21 - $30 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Cairns to Innisfail.
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  • Distance: 45.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

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

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Cairns to Innisfail 3 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $20 and the journey takes 1 h. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Cairns to Innisfail 5 times a week. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 1 h 43 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 Innisfail
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
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
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$7 - $11
Flexifare
$14 - $20
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Cairns Central Station to Innisfail
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Other operators
Uber Cairns
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cairns to Innisfail
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$90 - $130
UberX
$90 - $130

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cairns to Innisfail is 88 km. It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to drive from Cairns to Innisfail.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Innisfail. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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