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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 15 min

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

$7 - $22

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 17 min

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

$16 - $24

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

$95 - $140

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 - $22 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Innisfail to Cairns 5 times a week. Tickets cost $16 - $24 and the journey takes 2 h 17 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
2 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Innisfail to Cairns
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $22
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$7 - $12
Flexifare
$15 - $22
Other operators
Uber Cairns
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Innisfail to Cairns
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$95 - $140
uberX
$95 - $140

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Innisfail to Cairns?

The distance between Innisfail and Cairns is 72 km. The road distance is 88 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Innisfail to Cairns?

The cheapest way to get from Innisfail to Cairns is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 7 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Innisfail to Cairns?

The quickest way to get from Innisfail to Cairns is to drive which takes 1 h 7 min and costs $10 - $15.

Is there a direct train between Innisfail and Cairns?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Innisfail and arriving at Cairns Central Station. Services depart five times a week. The journey takes approximately 2 h 17 min.

Is there a direct bus between Innisfail and Cairns?

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.

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

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