There are 4 ways to get from Innisfail to Cairns by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Innisfail to Cairns Gx443 / ...

$7 - $20

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Train  •  1 h 44 min

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

$15 - $22

Drive  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Innisfail to Cairns 55.1 miles

$7 - $12

Uber  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Innisfail to Cairns 55.1 miles

$90 - $130

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Innisfail and arriving at Cairns. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Innisfail and arriving at Cairns Central Station station. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 1 h 44 min.

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The distance between Innisfail and Cairns is 72 km. The road distance is 88.1 km.

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The best way to get from Innisfail to Cairns without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 15 min and costs .

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The bus from Innisfail to Cairns takes 1 h 15 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Innisfail to Cairns bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Innisfail station.

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Innisfail to Cairns train services, operated by Queensland Rail Travel, depart from Innisfail station.

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The best way to get from Innisfail to Cairns is to bus which takes 1 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 44 min.

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Innisfail to Cairns bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Cairns station.

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Innisfail to Cairns train services, operated by Queensland Rail Travel, arrive at Cairns Central Station.

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Map of how to get from Innisfail to Cairns.
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  • Distance: 45.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

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

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Innisfail to Cairns twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $20 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Innisfail to Cairns once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 1 h 44 min.

Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Innisfail to Cairns Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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Queensland Rail Travel
Bus operators
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 Innisfail to Cairns
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$7 - $11
Flexifare
$14 - $20
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Innisfail to Cairns Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Other operators
Uber Cairns
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Innisfail to Cairns
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90 - $130
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uber.com
Assist
$90 - $130
UberX
$90 - $130

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Yes, the driving distance between Innisfail to Cairns is 88 km. It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to drive from Innisfail to Cairns.

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