There are 4 ways to get from Cairns to Yeppoon by plane, 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

Fly, bus  •  6 h 29 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

$188 - $413

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairns to Rockhampton Gx411

$100 - $219

2 alternative options

Train  •  17 h 38 min

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

$138 - $191

Drive  •  14 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Cairns to Yeppoon 684.1 miles

$95 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cairns to Yeppoon is to drive which costs $130 - $190 and takes 14 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairns to Yeppoon is to fly and bus which costs $250 - $600 and takes 6 h 29 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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It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Cairns to Yeppoon, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cairns to Yeppoon. However, there are services departing from Cairns and arriving at Park St at Yeppoon Central Shopping Centre via Bolsover Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 18 min.

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

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Cairns to Yeppoon 5 times a week. Tickets cost $120 - $180 and the journey takes 16 h. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Cairns to Yeppoon once daily. Tickets cost $95 - $220 and the journey takes 17 h 30 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Cairns to Rockhampton via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
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 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, 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 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Cairns to Rockhampton via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Cairns to Rockhampton via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
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
5 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
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
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Cairns to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $220
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$95 - $140
Flexifare
$110 - $170

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