Travel options for:
Sydney to Great Barrier Reef
  • Fly, ferry

    $190 - $449
    1. Sydney

      23 min - every 30 minutes

      $13

    2. Sydney (SYD)

      3 h 10 min - non-stop

      $85 - $340

    3. Cairns (CNS)

      9 min - 5.1 miles

      $18 - $22

    4. Cairns

      1 h - 3 times a day

      $74

    5. Great Barrier Reef Green

      3 min - 869 feet

  • Train, ferry

    $338 - $523
    1. Central Station

      14 h 12 min - once daily

      $100 - $150

    2. Brisbane Roma Street

      24 h 20 min - 5 times a week

      $160 - $300

    3. Cairns Central Shopping Centre

      4 min - hourly - line 142

      $3 - $5

    4. Cairns City Bus Station

      16 min - 4452 feet

    5. Cairns

      1 h - 3 times a day

      $74

    6. Great Barrier Reef Green

      3 min - 869 feet

  • Bus, ferry

    $308 - $502
    1. Sydney

      18 h 5 min - twice daily

      $70 - $150

    2. Brisbane

      29 h 5 min - once daily

      $160 - $280

    3. Cairns

      7 min - 2153 feet

    4. Cairns

      1 h - 3 times a day

      $74

    5. Great Barrier Reef Green

      3 min - 869 feet

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From Wynyard Station train to Sydney airport, fly to Cairns airport, taxi to Cairns, ferry to Great Barrier Reef Green Island, then walk to Great Barrier Reef. 6 h 45 min $238. From Central Station train to Brisbane Roma Street, train to Cairns Central Shopping Centre, line 142 bus to Cairns City Bus Station Platform 2, walk to Cairns, ferry to Great Barrier Reef Green Island, then walk to Great Barrier Reef. 41 h 59 min $471. From Sydney bus to Brisbane, bus to Cairns, walk to Cairns, ferry to Great Barrier Reef Green Island, then walk to Great Barrier Reef. 2 days 2 h $422.