There are 3 ways to get from Cairns to Mission Beach by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairns to Mission Beach Gx458 / ...

$23 - $41

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Cairns Central Station to Tully Spirit of Queensland

$72 - $95

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Cairns to Mission Beach 86.9 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Cairns to Mission Beach is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairns to Mission Beach is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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The distance between Cairns and Mission Beach is 111 km. The road distance is 139.1 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from Cairns to Mission Beach, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Cairns, QLD, Australia and Mission Beach, QLD, Australia?

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Cairns to Mission Beach twice daily. Tickets cost $11 - $28 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Cairns to Mission Beach 5 times a week. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Cairns Central Station to Tully
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Cairns to Mission Beach
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $28
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$11 - $17
Flexifare
$20 - $28

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