There are 6 ways to get from Coffs Harbour to Port Douglas by plane, bus, train, shuttle 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 from Coffs Harbour  •  8 h

  1. Fly from Coffs Harbour (CFS) to Cairns (CNS) CFS - CNS

$207 - $271

Cheapest option

Bus, bus to Gold Coast, fly  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Coffs Harbour to Alstonville
  2. Take the bus from Alstonville Trainlink to Gold Coast Airport
  3. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Cairns (CNS) OOL - CNS

$138 - $436

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  33 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Coffs Harbour to Grafton City South
  2. Take the train from Grafton Station to Brisbane 31
  3. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Cairns Central Station
  4. Take the bus from Cairns Central Station to Port Douglas

Bus, train, shuttle  •  39 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Park Av At Little St to Saraton Theater, Prince St 372
  2. Take the train from Grafton Station to Brisbane 31
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane to Cairns
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Cairns to Port Douglas

$202 - $331

Bus  •  41 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Coffs Harbour to Byron Bay
  2. Take the bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop 175
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane to Cairns Central Station
  4. Take the bus from Cairns Central Station to Port Douglas

Drive  •  26 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Coffs Harbour to Port Douglas 1418.3 miles

$200 - $300

Questions & Answers

The distance between Coffs Harbour and Port Douglas is 1721 km. The road distance is 2269.2 km.

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The best way to get from Coffs Harbour to Port Douglas without a car is to bus and train which takes 33 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h to get from Coffs Harbour to Port Douglas, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Coffs Harbour to Port Douglas is to fly which takes 8 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 41 h 2 min.

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There is no direct flight from Coffs Harbour Airport to Cairns Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Coffs Harbour to Port Douglas is 2269 km. It takes approximately 26 h 45 min to drive from Coffs Harbour to Port Douglas.

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Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Coffs Harbour Airport to Cairns Airport.

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There are 255+ hotels available in Port Douglas. Prices start at $127 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Coffs Harbour to Coffs Harbour Airport is to line 364 bus which takes 5 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Coffs Harbour to Port Douglas.
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  • Distance: 1075.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h

What companies run services between Coffs Harbour, NSW, Australia and Port Douglas, QLD, Australia?

Virgin Australia, Qantas and three other airlines fly from Coffs Harbour to Port Douglas hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Coffs Harbour to Port Douglas via Byron Bay, Byron Bay Visitor Centre, Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop, Brisbane, Cairns Central Station, and Port Douglas in around 41 h 2 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Cairns via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $250
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Cairns via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $250
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Cairns via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $250
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Cairns via Sydney, Alice Springs
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $250
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Cairns via Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $240
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Cairns via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $240
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Coffs Harbour to Cairns via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $270
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Grafton Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Cairns Central Station
Ave. Duration
24 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $270
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Queensland Rail Travel
A-Choice
$264
B-Quick
$145
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Coffs Harbour to Alstonville
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Coffs Harbour to Grafton City South
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Coffs Harbour to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Cairns Central Station
Ave. Duration
29 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $250
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Alstonville Trainlink to Gold Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
QConnect - Trans North
Phone
(07) 4095 8644
Website
transnorthbus.com
Bus from Cairns Central Station to Port Douglas
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
transnorthbus.com.au
Forest Coach Lines
Website
forestcoachlines.com.au
Bus from Park Av At Little St to Saraton Theater, Prince St
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
forestcoachlines.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 Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
29 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $250
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$150 - $210
Flexifare
$170 - $250
Bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$13 - $20
Flexifare
$21 - $30
BTS Port Douglas Bus
Phone
07 4099 5665
Email
info@portdouglasbus.com.au
Website
portdouglasbus.com.au
Shuttle from Cairns to Port Douglas
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $28
Book at
Port Douglas Bus
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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