Travel from Emerald-QLD-Australia to Cairns

Train, bus or fly from Emerald to Cairns?

Virgin Australia, Qantas and Jetstar fly from Emerald to Cairns every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Emerald to Cairns via Rockhampton in around 21 h 30 min.

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How to get from Emerald to Cairns

ModeDurationPrice
From Emerald taxi to Emerald airport, fly to Cairns airport, then taxi to Cairns.4 h 49 min$223
From Emerald station bus to Rockhampton then bus to Cairns.21 h 30 min$171
From Emerald train to Rockhampton then train to Cairns Central Station.22 h 9 min$208
From Emerald drive to Cairns.11 h 26 min$104

How long does it take to get from Emerald to Cairns?

It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Emerald to Cairns, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Emerald and Cairns?

No, there is no direct train from Emerald to Cairns. However, there are services departing from Emerald and arriving at Cairns Central Station via Rockhampton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 9 min.

Is there a direct bus between Emerald and Cairns?

No, there is no direct bus from Emerald to Cairns. However, there are services departing from Emerald station and arriving at Cairns via Rockhampton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 30 min.

Operators from Emerald to Cairns

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Virgin AustraliaVirgin Australia
QantasQantas
JetstarJetstar
Greyhound Australia1300 473946Greyhound Australia
Queensland RailQueensland Rail