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There are 4 ways to get from Cairns to Malanda by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairns Central Station to Atherton

$53 - $63

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cairns to Malanda 48.1 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Cairns to Malanda 48.1 miles

$6 - $10

Uber  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cairns to Malanda 48.1 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Cairns to Malanda is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairns to Malanda is to taxi which costs $190 - $230 and takes 1 h 7 min.

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The distance between Cairns and Malanda is 51 km. The road distance is 77 km.

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The best way to get from Cairns to Malanda without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 1 min and costs $70 - $90.

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It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to get from Cairns to Malanda, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cairns to Malanda is 77 km. It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to drive from Cairns to Malanda.

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There are 45+ hotels available in Malanda. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 31.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 1 min

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

QConnect - Trans North operates a bus from Cairns to Malanda 3 times a day. Tickets cost $18 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min.

Bus operators
QConnect - Trans North
Phone
(07) 4095 8644
Website
transnorthbus.com
Bus from Cairns Central Station to Atherton
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
transnorthbus.com.au
Other operators
Uber Cairns
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cairns to Malanda
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$75 - $110
UberX
$75 - $110
Taxi from Cairns to Malanda
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Cairns Taxis
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
cairnstaxis.com.au

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