Travel from Cairns to Magnetic-Island

How to get from Cairns to Magnetic Island?

There is no direct connection from Cairns to Magnetic Island. However, you can take the taxi to Cairns airport, fly to Townsville, take the line 205 bus to Townsville City, take the line 201 bus to Breakwater Ferry, then take the ferry to Magnetic Island. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Cairns to Magnetic Island via Breakwater Ferry in around 5 h 10 min.

How to get from Cairns to Magnetic Island

ModeDurationPrice
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$132
From Cairns bus to Breakwater Ferry then ferry to Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal.5 h 10 min$63
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$71
From Cairns drive to Breakwater Ferry then ferry to Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal.4 h 37 min$50

How long does it take to get from Cairns to Magnetic Island?

It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Cairns to Magnetic Island, including transfers.

Operators from Cairns to Magnetic Island

OperatorPhoneWebsite
QantasQantas
Regional ExpressRegional Express
QConnect - SunbusQConnect - Sunbus
TRANSLink QLDTRANSLink QLD
Greyhound Australia1300 473946Greyhound Australia
Queensland RailQueensland Rail