Bus from Brisbane to Cairns

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Facts about the bus from Brisbane to Cairns

Cheapest Bus$303.28
Fastest Bus29h 20m
Earliest Bus9:20 AM
Latest Bus2:00 PM
Daily Bus Routes5 Ø
Distance863.8 miles
Bus CompaniesGreyhound Australia
Do you want to travel by bus from Brisbane to Cairns?
CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses departing from Brisbane and arriving in Cairns and show you the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. We’ll show you bus tickets from companies traveling this route, such as Greyhound Australia. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the bus have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you cheap bus tickets for the Brisbane Cairns bus route over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Brisbane and Cairns which will help you find your way around. In addition, we'll show you options for onward travel from Cairns, alternative destinations from Brisbane, and the most popular airport shuttles from Cairns.

The cheapest bus routes from Brisbane to Cairns

Today
from $308.43
Tomorrow
11/30
12/01
12/02
from $308.43
12/03

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • Greyhound Australia
    2:00 PM
    Brisbane, QLD
    Duration 5h 30m
    7:30 PM
    Cairns, QLD - Pier Point
    from$303.28
  • Greyhound Australia
    2:00 PM
    Brisbane, QLD
    Duration 5h 20m
    7:20 PM
    Cairns, QLD - Pier Point
    from$303.28
  • Greyhound Australia
    10:00 AM
    Brisbane
    Duration 9h 30m
    7:30 PM
    Cairns
    from$312.11
  • Greyhound Australia
    9:20 AM
    Brisbane
    Duration 10h 10m
    7:30 PM
    Cairns
    from$313.58
  • Greyhound Australia
    11:20 AM
    Brisbane
    Duration 8h 10m
    7:30 PM
    Cairns
    from$313.58

The cheapest train connections from Brisbane to Cairns

No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets.

  • Queensland Rail
    3:45 PM
    Brisbane
    Duration 0h 45m
    4:30 PM
    Cairns
    from$157.16

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Bus Brisbane to Cairns: Further Information

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In the search bar, we have already set Brisbane as your place of departure and Cairns as your destination. We have also already set a default travel date. Generally, most people book 3-7 days in advance. If you want to check a specific date, simply select the corresponding day in the calendar to update your search.
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Once you get your results, you can compare all available buses from Brisbane to Cairns and consider multiple factors before booking your trip. The cheapest bus tickets are offered by Greyhound Australia at $303.28, whereas the quickest connection takes 29h 20m. So it's up to you whether you want to choose the cheapest ticket, the fastest trip or the bus with the most amenities. No matter what you're looking for, we can help you find the deal that best meets your needs!
You can sort your search results by price, departure and arrival time, as well as filter them according to stops or companies. Customize everything according to your needs.
By the way: For the Brisbane Cairns bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transportation, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your bus trip from Brisbane to Cairns!

Bus stops in Brisbane and Cairns

Stations
Pier Point Road , 4870 Cairns (Australia)

FAQs about the bus route Brisbane to Cairns

How much does a Brisbane Cairns bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $303.28 and takes 29h 30m to reach Cairns. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Brisbane to Cairns?

This route is offered by 1 bus company with a range of ticket prices between $303.28 and $334.19. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Cairns.

On average, how many connections are available from Brisbane to Cairns each day?

Every day, the Brisbane Cairns bus route is served by approximately 5 connections. With our search engine, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from Brisbane to Cairns take?

The fastest bus from Brisbane to Cairns is offered by Greyhound Australia and takes 29h 20m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $303.28. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Brisbane to Cairns?

The earliest bus arriving in Cairns from Brisbane starts at 9:20 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Brisbane to Cairns?

The latest bus trip departing from Brisbane for Cairns starts at 2:00 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the Brisbane Cairns route?

When traveling by bus from Brisbane to Cairns, passengers can travel with Greyhound Australia. With our search engine, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus from Brisbane to Cairns?

If you're looking for a direct bus route from Brisbane to Cairns, CheckMyBus currently compares 84 direct bus connections with the following companies: Greyhound Australia

What can I take with me on the Brisbane to Cairns bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the Brisbane Cairns bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Brisbane Cairns bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Brisbane to Cairns on your planned travel date.

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