Travel options for:
Gold Coast to Cairns
  • Fly from Gold Coast

    $81 - $368
    1. Gold Coast

      10 min - every 15 minutes

      $2 - $3

    2. Broadbeach South station, stop

      31 min - every 20 minutes - line 777

      $4 - $6

    3. Gold Coast (OOL)

      2 h 25 min - non-stop

      $60 - $340

    4. Cairns (CNS)

      7 min - 4.5 miles

      $15 - $19

  • Train to Brisbane, fly

    $90 - $248
    1. Gold Coast

      20 min - every 30 minutes - line 740

      $3 - $5

    2. Nerang, platform 2

      1 h 32 min - every 2 hours

      $16 - $24

    3. Brisbane (BNE)

      2 h 15 min - non-stop

      $55 - $200

    4. Cairns (CNS)

      7 min - 4.5 miles

      $15 - $19

  • Train

    $161 - $295
    1. Thomas Dr near Anembo St

      18 min - every 30 minutes - line 740

      $3 - $5

    2. Nerang, platform 2

      1 h 8 min - every 2 hours

      $7 - $10

    3. Brisbane Roma Street

      24 h 20 min - 5 times a week

      $150 - $280

  • Bus

    $167 - $289
    1. Surfers Paradise

      1 h 25 min - 5 times a day

      $6 - $20

    2. Brisbane

      29 h 5 min - once daily

      $160 - $270

  • Drive

    $160 - $250
    1. Gold Coast

      22 h 18 min - 1180.5 miles

      $160 - $250

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From Cavill Avenue tram to Broadbeach South station, stop B, line 777 bus to Gold Coast airport, fly to Cairns airport, then taxi to Cairns. 4 h 23 min $136. From Thomas Dr near Burra St line 740 bus to Nerang, platform 2, train to Brisbane airport, fly to Cairns airport, then taxi to Cairns. 5 h 35 min $123. From Thomas Dr near Anembo St line 740 bus to Nerang, platform 2, train to Brisbane Roma Street, then train to Cairns Central Station. 27 h 3 min $252. From Surfers Paradise bus to Brisbane then bus to Cairns. 31 h 30 min $243. From Gold Coast drive to Cairns. 22 h 18 min $205.