Travel from Newcastle-NSW-Australia to Cairns

Train or fly from Newcastle to Cairns?

Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar fly from Newcastle to Cairns hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Newcastle to Cairns via Brisbane and Brisbane Roma Street in around 37 h 9 min.

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How to get from Newcastle to Cairns

From Stockton Wharf, Mitchell St line 136 bus to Newcastle Airport, walk to Newcastle airport, fly to Cairns airport, then taxi to Cairns.6 h 15 min$181
From Newcastle Interchange train to Central Station, train to International Airport Station, walk to Sydney airport, fly to Cairns airport, then taxi to Cairns.7 h 12 min$185
From Broadmeadow Station train to Brisbane, walk to Brisbane Roma Street, then train to Cairns Central Station.37 h 9 min$367
From Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av night bus to Scone Coach Stop, walk to Scone Station, train to Quirindi Station, bus to Tamworth Station, Coach Bay, walk to Tamworth, bus to Brisbane, then bus to Cairns.47 h 26 min$312
From Newcastle drive to Cairns.27 h 8 min$249

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

It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to get from Newcastle to Cairns, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Newcastle and Cairns?

No, there is no direct train from Newcastle to Cairns. However, there are services departing from Broadmeadow Station and arriving at Cairns Central Station via Brisbane Roma Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 9 min.

Operators from Newcastle to Cairns

Hunter Valley BusesHunter Valley Buses
Virgin AustraliaVirgin Australia
Transport NSW131 500Transport NSW
Sydney TrainsSydney Trains
Tigerair AustraliaTigerair Australia
Queensland RailQueensland Rail
Tamworth BuslinesTamworth Buslines
New England CoachesNew England Coaches
Greyhound Australia1300 473946Greyhound Australia