Travel options for:
Cairns to Sydney
  • Fly

    $113 - $371
    1. Cairns

      7 min - 4.4 miles

      $15 - $19

    2. Cairns (CNS)

      2 h 55 min - non-stop

      $85 - $340

    3. Sydney (SYD)

      12 min - every 30 minutes

      $13

  • Train

    $248 - $419
    1. Cairns Central Station

      24 h 20 min - 5 times a week

      $150 - $280

    2. Brisbane

      14 h 15 min - 5 times a week

      $95 - $140

  • Train, bus

    $240 - $432
    1. Cairns Central Station

      24 h 20 min - 5 times a week

      $150 - $280

    2. Brisbane Roma Street

      18 h 5 min - twice daily

      $85 - $150

    3. Central Station

      5 min - every 30 minutes

      $2 - $3

  • Bus

    $231 - $411
    1. Cairns

      29 h 5 min - once daily

      $160 - $270

    2. Brisbane Roma Street

      18 h 5 min - twice daily

      $70 - $150

  • Drive

    $210 - $310
    1. Cairns

      28 h 26 min - 1507.5 miles

      $210 - $310

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From Cairns taxi to Cairns airport, fly to Sydney airport, then train to Sydney. 3 h 19 min $161. From Cairns Central Station train to Brisbane then train to Central Station. 39 h 35 min $382. From Cairns Central Station train to Brisbane Roma Street, bus to Central Station, then train to Wynyard Station. 43 h 31 min $375. From Cairns bus to Brisbane Roma Street then bus to Sydney. 2 days 0 h $326. From Cairns drive to Sydney. 28 h 26 min $262.