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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairns to Tully Gx454 / ...

$11 - $27

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 40 min

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

$21 - $30

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Cairns to Tully 87.6 miles

$12 - $18

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cairns to Tully is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 1 h 45 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Cairns to Tully is to bus which costs $16 - $40 and takes 1 h 40 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cairns and arriving at Tully. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cairns Central Station station and arriving at Tully. Services depart five times a week. The journey takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

More details

The distance between Cairns and Tully is 114 km. The road distance is 140.2 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Cairns to Tully without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 40 min and costs $16 - $40.

More details

The bus from Cairns to Tully takes 1 h 40 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

More details

Cairns to Tully bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Cairns station.

More details

Cairns to Tully train services, operated by Queensland Rail Travel, arrive at Cairns Central Station.

More details

The best way to get from Cairns to Tully is to bus which takes 1 h 40 min and costs $16 - $40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $29 - $45 and takes 2 h 40 min.

Mode details

Cairns to Tully bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Tully station.

More details

Cairns to Tully train services, operated by Queensland Rail Travel, arrive at Tully station.

More details

Map of how to get from Cairns to Tully.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 71 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 40 min

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

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Cairns to Tully twice daily. Tickets cost $11 - $27 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Cairns to Tully 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

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Cairns to Tully
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $27
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$11 - $17
Flexifare
$19 - $27
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Cairns Central Station to Tully
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

Want to know more about travelling around Australia

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.