There are 5 ways to get from Cape Tribulation to Sydney by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus, fly  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Cape Tribulation to Palm Cove
  2. Fly from Cairns (CNS) to Sydney (SYD) CNS - SYD

$119 - $377

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Bus, train  •  43 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Cape Tribulation to Cairns Central Station
  2. Take the train from Cairns Central Station to Brisbane Roma Street
  3. Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station 32

$238 - $410

Bus  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Cape Tribulation to Cairns Central Station
  2. Take the bus from Cairns Central Station to Brisbane
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane to Sydney

$291 - $389

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Cape Tribulation to Cairns Central Station
  2. Take the bus from Cairns to Brisbane
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane to Sydney

$264 - $405

Drive  •  33 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Cape Tribulation to Sydney 1628.2 miles

$230 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Cape Tribulation to Sydney is to bus and fly which costs $160 - $550 and takes 8 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cape Tribulation to Sydney is to bus and fly which costs $160 - $550 and takes 8 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cape Tribulation to Sydney. However, there are services departing from Cape Tribulation and arriving at Sydney via Cairns Central Station and Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3 h.

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The distance between Cape Tribulation and Sydney is 2059 km. The road distance is 2605.1 km.

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The best way to get from Cape Tribulation to Sydney without a car is to bus and train which takes 43 h 35 min and costs $320 - $600.

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It takes approximately 8 h 39 min to get from Cape Tribulation to Sydney, including transfers.

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Cape Tribulation to Sydney bus services, operated by QConnect - Trans North, depart from Cape Tribulation station.

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The quickest flight from Cairns Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 55 min.

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Cape Tribulation to Sydney bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Sydney station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cape Tribulation to Sydney is 2605 km. It takes approximately 33 h 51 min to drive from Cape Tribulation to Sydney.

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Map of how to get from Cape Tribulation to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 1286.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 39 min

What companies run services between Cape Tribulation, QLD, Australia and Sydney, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Cape Tribulation to Sydney via Cairns Central Station and Brisbane in around 2 days 3 h.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Cairns to Sydney
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Cairns to Sydney via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Cairns to Sydney via Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Cairns to Sydney
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Cairns to Sydney via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Cairns to Sydney
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Cairns to Sydney via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Cairns to Sydney
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Cairns to Sydney via Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Cairns Central Station to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
24 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
A-Choice
$269
B-Quick
$148
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Central Station
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $140
1st Class
$120 - $190
Bus operators
QConnect - Trans North
Phone
(07) 4095 8644
Website
transnorthbus.com
Bus from Cape Tribulation to Palm Cove
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
transnorthbus.com.au
Bus from Cape Tribulation to Cairns Central Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
transnorthbus.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Cairns Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
29 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$190 - $250
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
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 Brisbane
Ave. Duration
30 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $270
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$160 - $230
Flexifare
$190 - $270

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Tigerair Australia, Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Cairns Airport to Sydney Airport.

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