There are 5 ways to get from Cairns to Kuranda by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar
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Bus • 35m
$7 - $11
4 alternative options
Train • 1h 55m
$9 - $55
Taxi • 29m
$50 - $65
Drive • 29m
$2 - $4
Uber • 29m
$30 - $45
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Cairns to Kuranda is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 29m.
The quickest way to get from Cairns to Kuranda is to taxi which costs $75 - $95 and takes 29m.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cairns Central Station station and arriving at Kuranda. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cairns station station and arriving at Kuranda station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 55m.
The distance between Cairns and Kuranda is 18 km. The road distance is 29.6 km.
The best way to get from Cairns to Kuranda without a car is to bus which takes 35m and costs $10 - $16.
The bus from Cairns Central Station to Kuranda takes 35m including transfers and departs four times a day.
Cairns to Kuranda bus services, operated by Trans North Bus & Coach, arrive at Cairns Central Station.
Cairns to Kuranda train services, operated by Queensland Rail Travel, arrive at Cairns station.
The best way to get from Cairns to Kuranda is to bus which takes 35m and costs $10 - $16. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $13 - $75 and takes 1h 55m.
What companies run services between Cairns, QLD, Australia and Kuranda, QLD, Australia?
Trans North Bus & Coach operates a bus from Cairns to Kuranda 4 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 35m. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Cairns to Kuranda twice daily. Tickets cost $9 - $55 and the journey takes 1h 55m.
Train from Cairns station to Kuranda station
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 55m
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- $9 - $55
- Book at
- Queensland Rail Travel
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More Questions & Answers
Cairns to Kuranda bus services, operated by Trans North Bus & Coach, arrive at Kuranda station.
Cairns to Kuranda train services, operated by Queensland Rail Travel, arrive at Kuranda station.
Yes, the driving distance between Cairns to Kuranda is 30 km. It takes approximately 29m to drive from Cairns to Kuranda.
There are 493+ hotels available in Kuranda. Prices start at $67 USD per night.