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There are 5 ways to get from Sydney to Daintree Rainforest River Cruises by plane, bus, train 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.

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Fly to Cairns, bus  •  9h 25m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Cairns (CNS) SYD - CNS
  2. Take the bus from Palm Cove to Daintree River Ferry

$131 - $396

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Fly to Cooktown, bus  •  10h 28m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Cooktown (CTN) SYD - CTN
  2. Take the bus from Cooktown to Daintree River Ferry

$203 - $339

Train, bus  •  43h 3m

  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 Daintree River Ferry

$246 - $424

Bus  •  2 days 2h

  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 Daintree River Ferry

$235 - $407

Drive  •  29h 52m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Daintree Rainforest River Cruises 1572.9 miles

$220 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Daintree Rainforest River Cruises is to fly and bus which costs $180 - $600 and takes 9h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Daintree Rainforest River Cruises is to fly and bus which costs $180 - $600 and takes 9h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Daintree Rainforest River Cruises. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Daintree River Ferry via Brisbane and Cairns Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2h.

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The distance between Sydney and Daintree Rainforest River Cruises is 2042 km. The road distance is 2516.6 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Daintree Rainforest River Cruises without a car is to train and bus which takes 43h 3m and costs $340 - $600.

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It takes approximately 9h 25m to get from Sydney to Daintree Rainforest River Cruises, including transfers.

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Sydney to Daintree Rainforest River Cruises bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Sydney station.

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

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Sydney to Daintree Rainforest River Cruises bus services, operated by Trans North Bus & Coach, arrive at Daintree River Ferry station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Daintree Rainforest River Cruises is 2517 km. It takes approximately 29h 52m to drive from Sydney to Daintree Rainforest River Cruises.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Daintree Rainforest River Cruises.
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  • Distance: 1276.2 miles
  • Duration: 9h 25m

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Daintree Rainforest River Cruises, QLD, Australia?

You can take a bus from Sydney to Daintree Rainforest River Cruises via Brisbane, Cairns Central Station, and Daintree River Ferry in around 2 days 2h.

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
4h 53m
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 51m
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
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Queensland Rail Travel
A-Choice
$262
B-Quick
$145
Bus operators
Trans North Bus & Coach
Website
transnorthbus.com
Bus from Palm Cove to Daintree River Ferry
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
transnorthbus.com.au
Bus from Cooktown to Daintree River Ferry
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Schedules at
transnorthbus.com.au
Bus from Cairns Central Station to Daintree River Ferry
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $24
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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Tigerair Australia, Jetstar, Qantas and Virgin Australia offer flights from Sydney Airport to Cairns Airport.

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There are 72+ hotels available in Daintree Rainforest River Cruises. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22m and costs $17.

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