There are 4 ways to get from Cairns to Yeppoon by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly, bus  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Cairns (CNS) to Rockhampton (ROK) CNS - ROK
  2. Take the bus from Terminal Dr at Rockhampton Airport to Park St at Yeppoon Central Shopping Centre

$190 - $412

Cheapest option

Bus  •  18 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairns Central Station to Rockhampton George Street Gx411

$95 - $209

2 alternative options

Train  •  17 h 38 min

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

$132 - $183

Drive  •  14 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Cairns to Yeppoon 684.1 miles

$95 - $150

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No, there is no direct bus from Cairns station to Yeppoon. However, there are services departing from Cairns Central Station and arriving at Park St at Yeppoon Central Shopping Centre via Bolsover Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 41 min.

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The distance between Cairns and Yeppoon is 864 km. The road distance is 1094.6 km.

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The best way to get from Cairns to Yeppoon without a car is to train which takes 17 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 37 min to get from Cairns to Yeppoon, including transfers.

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Cairns to Yeppoon bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Cairns Central Station.

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The best way to get from Cairns to Yeppoon is to train which takes 17 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18 h 41 min.

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There is no direct flight from Cairns Airport to Rockhampton Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Cairns to Yeppoon bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Rockhampton George Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cairns to Yeppoon is 1095 km. It takes approximately 14 h 42 min to drive from Cairns to Yeppoon.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Cairns Airport to Rockhampton Airport.

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Map of how to get from Cairns to Yeppoon.
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  • Distance: 540.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 37 min

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

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Cairns to Yeppoon 3 times a day. Tickets cost $120 - $170 and the journey takes 16 h. Alternatively, Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Cairns to Yeppoon once daily. Tickets cost $110 - $150 and the journey takes 16 h 50 min. Greyhound Australia also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Cairns to Rockhampton via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Cairns to Rockhampton via Townsville, Mackay
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Cairns to Rockhampton via Townsville, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Cairns to Rockhampton via Brisbane, Mackay
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Cairns to Rockhampton via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Cairns to Rockhampton via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Cairns to Rockhampton via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Cairns Central Station to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $170
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Queensland Rail Travel
Bus operators
Youngs Bus Service
Website
youngsbusservice.com.au
Bus from Terminal Dr at Rockhampton Airport to Park St at Yeppoon Central Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
youngsbusservice.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Cairns Central Station to Rockhampton George Street
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
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 Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $210
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$90 - $140
Flexifare
$110 - $160

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There are 30+ hotels available in Yeppoon. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cairns to Cairns Airport is to shuttle which takes 15 min and costs .

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