Bus from Townsville to Cairns

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Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Townsville to Cairns from various bus operators like Greyhound Australia for the next days.
today
from $40
tomorrow
from $59
Monday
from $50
Tuesday
from $51
Wednesday
from $44
Thursday
from $50
Friday
from $64

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Greyhound Australia
    5h 40m
    10:00 PM
    Townsville
    3:40 AM
    Cairns
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    $40
  • Greyhound Australia
    5h 40m
    5:00 PM
    Townsville
    Bus Stop
    10:40 PM
    Cairns
    Pier Point
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    $50
  • Greyhound Australia
    5h 40m
    8:00 AM
    Townsville
    Bus Stop
    1:40 PM
    Cairns
    Pier Point
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    $52
  • Greyhound Australia
    5h 40m
    8:00 AM
    Townsville
    1:40 PM
    Cairns
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    $55
  • Greyhound Australia
    5h 40m
    5:00 PM
    Townsville
    10:40 PM
    Cairns
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    $69

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Greyhound Australia
    5h 40m
    10:00 PM
    Townsville
    3:40 AM
    Cairns
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    $59

Cheapest bus trips Monday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Greyhound Australia
    5h 40m
    8:00 AM
    Townsville
    Bus Stop
    1:40 PM
    Cairns
    Pier Point
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    $50
  • Greyhound Australia
    5h 40m
    10:00 PM
    Townsville
    3:40 AM
    Cairns
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    $51
  • Greyhound Australia
    5h 40m
    5:00 PM
    Townsville
    Bus Stop
    10:40 PM
    Cairns
    Pier Point
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    $51
  • Greyhound Australia
    5h 40m
    8:00 AM
    Townsville
    1:40 PM
    Cairns
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    $53
  • Greyhound Australia
    5h 40m
    5:00 PM
    Townsville
    10:40 PM
    Cairns
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    $53

Cheapest bus trips Tuesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Greyhound Australia
    5h 40m
    7:00 AM
    Townsville
    12:40 PM
    Cairns
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    $51

Cheapest bus trips Wednesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Greyhound Australia
    5h 40m
    5:00 PM
    Townsville
    Bus Stop
    10:40 PM
    Cairns
    Pier Point
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    $44
  • Greyhound Australia
    5h 40m
    8:00 AM
    Townsville
    Bus Stop
    1:40 PM
    Cairns
    Pier Point
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    $45
  • Greyhound Australia
    5h 40m
    10:00 PM
    Townsville
    3:40 AM
    Cairns
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    $51
  • Greyhound Australia
    5h 40m
    8:00 AM
    Townsville
    1:40 PM
    Cairns
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    $53
  • Greyhound Australia
    5h 40m
    5:00 PM
    Townsville
    10:40 PM
    Cairns
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    $53

Cheapest bus trips Thursday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Greyhound Australia
    5h 40m
    5:00 PM
    Townsville
    Bus Stop
    10:40 PM
    Cairns
    Pier Point
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    $50
  • Greyhound Australia
    5h 40m
    8:00 AM
    Townsville
    Bus Stop
    1:40 PM
    Cairns
    Pier Point
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    $51
  • Greyhound Australia
    5h 40m
    8:00 AM
    Townsville
    1:40 PM
    Cairns
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    $53
  • Greyhound Australia
    5h 40m
    5:00 PM
    Townsville
    10:40 PM
    Cairns
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    $53
  • Greyhound Australia
    5h 40m
    10:00 PM
    Townsville
    3:40 AM
    Cairns
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    $64

Cheapest bus trips Friday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Greyhound Australia
    5h 40m
    4:20 AM
    Townsville
    10:00 AM
    Cairns
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    $64
  • Greyhound Australia
    5h 40m
    7:00 AM
    Townsville
    12:40 PM
    Cairns
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    $64
  • Greyhound Australia
    5h 40m
    8:00 AM
    Townsville
    Bus Stop
    1:40 PM
    Cairns
    Pier Point
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    $67
  • Greyhound Australia
    5h 40m
    2:20 PM
    Townsville
    Bus Stop
    8:00 PM
    Cairns
    Pier Point
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    $67
  • Greyhound Australia
    5h 40m
    5:00 PM
    Townsville
    Bus Stop
    10:40 PM
    Cairns
    Pier Point
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    $67

Frequency of bus connections between Townsville and Cairns

See here how frequent the connections between Townsville and Cairns are, during different times and days of the week.
Friday is the busiest day, with more than 7 daily buses from Townsville to Cairns. Sunday has instead the fewest connections, with only 1 daily coaches between Townsville and Cairns.
The busiest time of the day is the Afternoon, with 13 buses from Townsville to Cairns, while Night sees the fewest connections between Townsville and Cairns, with 1 offers.

Facts about the bus from Townsville to Cairns

Compare all providers like Greyhound Australia that travel 4 times every day by bus from Townsville to Cairns in one click! Book your bus ticket from Townsville to Cairns starting from $40!

Cheapest Bus $40
Fastest Bus 5h 40m
Earliest Bus 8:00 AM
Latest Bus 5:00 PM
Daily Bus Routes 4 Ø
Distance 175.8 miles
Bus Companies Greyhound Australia

Cheapest bus connections from Townsville to Cairns

Every day, 4 buses from 1 bus companies leave Townsville for Cairns: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 05/18/2024 and for the following days.

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday 05/12
Monday 05/13
Tuesday 05/14
Wednesday 05/15
Thursday 05/16
Friday 05/17
Saturday 05/18
$38
Sunday 05/19
$48
Monday 05/20
$48
Tuesday 05/21
$46
Wednesday 05/22
$51
Thursday 05/23
$64
Friday 05/24
$64
Saturday 05/25
$52
Sunday 05/26
$50
Monday 05/27
$49
Tuesday 05/28
$46
Wednesday 05/29
$43
Thursday 05/30
$50
Friday 05/31
$49
Saturday 06/01
$49
Sunday 06/02
$46
Monday 06/03
$50
Tuesday 06/04
$51
Wednesday 06/05
$50
Thursday 06/06
$50
Friday 06/07
$49
Saturday 06/08

The cheapest time to travel from Townsville to Cairns

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Townsville to Cairns, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from $40, Saturday is the cheapest day for a bus from Townsville to Cairns. Friday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from $64.
Evening is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Townsville to Cairns, with $40. Night is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from $63.

How to save money travelling from Townsville to Cairns

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from Townsville to Cairns in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the bus from Townsville to Cairns, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later buses from Townsville to Cairns are also emptier.

Beloved bus companies from Townsville to Cairns

These are the most booked bus companies between Townsville to Cairns from our users.

All bus stations and stops in Townsville and Cairns

In the map below, you can see where to find all bus stations in Townsville and Cairns.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Townsville to Cairns

Want to know which seat classes are available on the buses from Townsville to Cairns? Or which bus companies serve the route Townsville to Cairns? Below you will find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the Townsville to Cairns bus

How much does a Townsville Cairns bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $40 and takes 5h 40m to reach Cairns. Compare offers to save money!

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

This route is offered by 1 companies with a range of ticket prices between $40 and $69. 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 Townsville to Cairns each day?

Every day, the Townsville to Cairns bus route is served by approximately 4 connections. With our search, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

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

The fastest bus from Townsville to Cairns is offered by Greyhound Australia and takes 5h 40m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $52. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Townsville to Cairns?

The earliest bus arriving in Cairns from Townsville starts at 8:00 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Townsville to Cairns?

The latest bus trip departing from Townsville for Cairns starts at 5:00 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 Townsville Cairns route?

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

Is there a direct bus between Townsville and Cairns?

You can check all the direct connections between Townsville and Cairns by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: Greyhound Australia.

What can I take with me on the Townsville 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 Townsville Cairns bus route free of charge. Simply use our search to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Townsville 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 to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Townsville to Cairns on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route Townsville to Cairns

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

Alternate transport types from Townsville to Cairns

Did not find the right bus? Here is a selection of alternate transport types from the schedule from Townsville to Cairns for the next days.

Cheap train tickets from Townsville to Cairns

Here is a selection of the cheapest trains from the schedule from Townsville to Cairns for the next days.
  • Queensland Rail
    6h 18m
    8:12 AM
    Townsville
    2:30 PM
    Cairns
    Queensland Rail
    Economy
    from $32
  • Queensland Rail
    6h 18m
    10:12 PM
    Townsville
    4:30 AM
    Cairns
    Queensland Rail
    Economy
    from $40
  • Queensland Rail
    6h 18m
    8:12 AM
    Townsville
    2:30 PM
    Cairns
    Queensland Rail
    Economy
    from $43

More bus routes from Townsville and Cairns

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Townsville and from Cairns. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you will find all the details about your bus route!

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