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There are 4 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Daintree National Park by plane, bus or train

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

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Fly to Cairns  •  5h 51m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Cairns (CNS) SYD - CNS

$111 - $366

3 alternative options

Fly to Cooktown, bus, travel  •  7h 31m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Cooktown (CTN) SYD - CTN
  2. Take the bus from Cooktown to Ayton
  3. Travel from Ayton to Daintree National Park

Train, bus  •  43h 40m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  2. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Cairns Central Station
  3. Take the bus from Cairns Central Station to Mossman

$253 - $430

Bus  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane Roma Street
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Cairns Central Station
  3. Take the bus from Cairns Central Station to Mossman

$238 - $420

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Daintree National Park is to fly which costs $150 - $550 and takes 5h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Daintree National Park is to fly which costs $150 - $550 and takes 5h 51m.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Daintree National Park is 2048 km.

The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Daintree National Park without a car is to train and bus which takes 43h 40m and costs $350 - $650.

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It takes approximately 5h 51m to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Daintree National Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Daintree National Park is to fly which takes 5h 51m and costs $150 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $330 - $600 and takes 2 days 3h.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Cairns Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h.

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Daintree National Park is 1h behind Sydney Airport (SYD). It is currently 6:58 AM in Sydney Airport (SYD) and 5:58 AM in Daintree National Park.

Tigerair Australia, Jetstar, Qantas and Virgin Australia offer flights from Sydney Airport to Cairns Airport.

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There are 52+ hotels available in Daintree National Park. Prices start at $95 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Daintree National Park.
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  • Distance: 1280.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 51m

What companies run services between Sydney Airport (SYD), Australia and Daintree National Park, QLD, Australia?

Qantas, Virgin Australia and two other airlines fly from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Daintree National Park hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Daintree National Park via Central Station, Sydney, Brisbane, Cairns Central Station, and Mossman in around 2 days 3h.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Okapi Airlines
Flights from Sydney to Cooktown via Cairns
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Flights from Sydney to Cooktown via Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Cooktown via Melbourne, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $490
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Cairns Central Station
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Book at
Queensland Rail Travel
A-Choice
$262
B-Quick
$145
Bus operators
Trans North Bus & Coach
Website
transnorthbus.com
Bus from Cooktown to Ayton
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
transnorthbus.com.au
Bus from Cairns Central Station to Mossman
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
transnorthbus.com.au
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 Sydney to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$80 - $120
Flexifare
$95 - $140
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Brisbane to Cairns Central Station
Ave. Duration
29h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $250
Website
Premier Motor Service

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