Queensland Rail operates a train from Cairns to Kuranda twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min.
How to get from Cairns to Kuranda
From Cairns City Bus Station Platform 2 line 111 bus to James Cook University Bus Station then taxi to Kuranda. 46 min $62. From Cairns station train to Kuranda station. 1 h 55 min $18. From Cairns taxi to Kuranda. 29 min $90. From Cairns drive to Kuranda. 29 min $4. From Cairns Uber to Kuranda. 29 min $61.