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There are 6 ways to get from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Malanda by plane, taxi, bus and ferry, train, 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, taxi  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Proserpine (PPP) to Cairns (CNS) PPP - CNS
  2. Take a taxi from Cairns to Malanda

$323 - $695

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Proserpine to Babinda

$94 - $129

4 alternative options

Bus and ferry to Hamilton Island, fly, taxi  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Proserpine Airport to Hamilton Island Marina
  2. Fly from Hamilton Island (HTI) to Cairns (CNS) HTI - CNS
  3. Take a taxi from Cairns to Malanda

$379 - $839

Train to Mackay, fly, taxi  •  6 h 42 min

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

$375 - $801

Train  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Proserpine to Babinda Spirit of Queensland

$100 - $135

Drive  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Malanda 382.9 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Malanda is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 7 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Malanda is to bus and ferry and fly and taxi which costs $500 - $1,200 and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The distance between Proserpine Airport (PPP) and Malanda is 467 km. The road distance is 612.6 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 23 min to get from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Malanda, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Malanda is to train which takes 9 h 48 min and costs $140 - $200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $190 and takes 11 h 8 min.

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There is no direct flight from Proserpine Airport to Cairns Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Malanda is 613 km. It takes approximately 7 h 57 min to drive from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Malanda.

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Virgin Australia and Jetstar offer flights from Proserpine Airport to Cairns Airport.

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There are 44+ hotels available in Malanda. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Malanda.
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  • Distance: 292.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 23 min

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

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Malanda once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $90 and the journey takes 8 h 23 min. Alternatively, Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Malanda once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 9 h 45 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Proserpine to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Proserpine to Cairns via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Proserpine to Cairns via Sydney
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Hamilton Island to Cairns
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Mackay to Cairns via Townsville
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Mackay to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Mackay to Cairns via Rockhampton, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Proserpine to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Proserpine to Cairns via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Mackay to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Proserpine to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Proserpine to Cairns via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Proserpine to Cairns via Sydney
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Mackay to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
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Queensland Rail Travel
Train from Proserpine to Babinda
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Book at
Queensland Rail Travel
Bus operators
Cruise Whitsundays
Phone
+61 07 4846 7000
Email
reservations@cruisewhitsundays.com
Website
cruisewhitsundays.com
Bus and ferry from Proserpine Airport to Hamilton Island Marina
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Proserpine to Babinda
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Cairns to Malanda
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Cairns Taxis
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
cairnstaxis.com.au

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