Travel options for:
Cairns to Magnetic Island
  • Fly, ferry

    $109 - $401
    1. Cairns

      7 min - 4.4 miles

      $15 - $19

    2. Cairns (CNS)

      55 min - non-stop

      $90 - $360

    3. Townsville (TSV)

      17 min - every 3 hours - line 205

    4. Townsville City

      6 min - hourly - line 201

    5. Breakwater Ferry

      25 min - hourly

      $3 - $23

  • Bus, ferry

    $35 - $82
    1. Cairns

      5 h 55 min - 3 times a day

      $30 - $60

    2. Breakwater Ferry

      25 min - hourly

      $3 - $23

  • Train, ferry

    $50 - $87
    1. Cairns Central Station

      6 h 43 min - 5 times a week

      $45 - $65

    2. Flinders St at station

      12 min - hourly - line 201

    3. Breakwater Ferry

      25 min - hourly

      $3 - $23

  • Drive, ferry

    $34 - $68
    1. Cairns

      4 h 12 min - 218 miles

      $30 - $45

    2. Breakwater Ferry

      25 min - hourly

      $3 - $23

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From Cairns taxi to Cairns airport, fly to Townsville airport, line 205 bus to Townsville City, line 201 bus to Breakwater Ferry, then ferry to Magnetic Island. 2 h 59 min $131. From Cairns bus to Breakwater Ferry then ferry to Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal. 6 h 40 min $62. From Cairns Central Station train to Flinders St at station, line 201 bus to Breakwater Ferry, then ferry to Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal. 7 h 50 min $68. From Cairns drive to Breakwater Ferry then ferry to Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal. 4 h 37 min $50.