There are 7 ways to get from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Cairns by plane, train, taxi, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Proserpine  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Proserpine (PPP) to Cairns (CNS) PPP - CNS

$188 - $534

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Proserpine to Cairns Gx443

$83 - $133

5 alternative options

Train to Mackay, fly  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Proserpine to Mackay
  2. Fly from Mackay (MKY) to Cairns (CNS) MKY - CNS

$243 - $643

Taxi, line 1 bus to Hamilton Island, fly  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Mill St at Proserpine
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Mill St at Proserpine to Shute Harbour Rd at Hermitage Drive
  3. Fly from Hamilton Island (HTI) to Cairns (CNS) HTI - CNS

$261 - $726

Train to Townsville, fly  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Proserpine to Townsville
  2. Fly from Townsville (TSV) to Cairns (CNS) TSV - CNS

$169 - $464

Train  •  10 h 17 min

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

$99 - $145

Drive  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Cairns 390.1 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Cairns is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 7 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Cairns is to taxi and line 1 bus and fly which costs $350 - $1,000 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The distance between Proserpine Airport (PPP) and Cairns is 493 km. The road distance is 624.1 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to get from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Cairns, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Proserpine Airport (PPP), Australia and Cairns, QLD, Australia?

Jetstar, Virgin Australia and two other airlines fly from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Cairns every 2 hours. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Cairns 5 times a week. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 10 h 3 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Proserpine to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Proserpine to Cairns via Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Proserpine to Cairns via Sydney, Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Mackay to Cairns via Townsville
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Mackay to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Hamilton Island to Cairns
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Townsville to Cairns
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Proserpine to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Proserpine to Cairns via Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Proserpine to Cairns via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Proserpine to Cairns via Brisbane, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Proserpine to Cairns via Sydney, Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Mackay to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Townsville to Cairns
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Proserpine to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Proserpine to Cairns via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Mackay to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Proserpine to Cairns via Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $340
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Townsville to Cairns
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Proserpine to Mackay
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Proserpine to Townsville
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Proserpine to Cairns Central Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Whitsunday Transit
Website
whitsundaytransit.com.au
Bus from Mill St at Proserpine to Shute Harbour Rd at Hermitage Drive
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
whitsundaytransit.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Proserpine to Cairns
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $80
Flexifare
$70 - $100
Other operators
Taxi from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Mill St at Proserpine
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35

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