Cairns to Innisfail Bus

Cairns to Innisfail

Cairns to Innisfail Bus

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Discover tropical reefs and rainforests when you travel from Cairns to Innisfail on a luxurious Greyhound bus!

The unofficial capital of Queensland’s north, Cairns is the gateway to both the Great Barrier Reef and the world’s oldest living rainforest, the Daintree. It’s a place where you can see wildlife and fauna that you won’t find anywhere else on the face of the planet, surrounded by picturesque waterfalls and sandy beaches.

Just one short bus trip away, you’ll find Innisfail, home to one of the largest collections of art deco buildings in Australia. It’s also where you’ll find the Innisfail Temple, one of the only Chinese temples still in use in Queensland, and Warrina Lakes, a massive recreational parkland filled with lakes, rainforest trails and abundant wildlife.

You’ll spend the one-hour bus trip from Cairns to Innisfail relaxing in your reclining leather seat with free WiFi and an in-seat USB charger, and taking in the scenery of Tropical North Queensland through panoramic windows.

You can reserve your preferred window or aisle seat when you book your travel from Cairns to Innisfail; and follow your journey’s progress with our real-time coach tracker. To unlock even more benefits and exclusive offers, hop on board our new Greyhound Rewards program. You’ll earn G-Dollars for every Greyhound ticket you buy, which you can redeem for your very next trip – or save in your G-Wallet for a special journey. The choice is yours!

This is modern coach travel at its best. Book your Greyhound bus ticket from Cairns to Innisfail today!


Avg. trip length


1h 20m

from $19


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Where do buses depart from in Cairns and Innisfail?

In Cairns, buses to Innisfail leave from Pier Car Park, Bays 16 & 17, Pier Point Road. In Innisfail, buses to Cairns leave 116 Edith Street.

What amenities can I expect on the bus?

All our buses between Cairns & Innisfail come with free WiFi, USB chargers, air-conditioning, reclining seats, and a restroom.

How long does it take to get from Cairns to Innisfail?

The bus trip from Cairns to Innisfail takes approximately 1h 20m. For the most up-to-date timetable please visit the Timetables page.

How much is a bus ticket from Cairns to Innisfail?

All our bus fares come in three tiers – Early Bird, Advantage and Premium – with prices varying based on how far in advance you are making a booking. You can find the most up-to-date price for your trip by searching available trips online or by calling our customer service team on 1300 473 946. For more information on different types of available fares visit our compare fares page.

Where can I buy a ticket?

The easiest and cheapest way to buy a bus ticket for your Cairns to Innisfail trip is to book directly on our website. Your ticket is then saved in your My Greyhound account where you can manage your booking, and simply show an electronic copy of your ticket on your phone to the bus driver when you board.

You can also book your trips on the phone by contacting our friendly customer service on 1300 473 946, at our ticket outlets/travel agencies, or directly with the bus driver*.

*Please note that all bookings made through our call centre, travel centres and tickets purchased directly from drivers will incur a booking fee of $5.

**For more information see our FAQ page.

What if my trip is disrupted by COVID?

In the event Greyhound is required to cancel your service due to COVID-related restrictions or border closures, you can rest easy knowing that Greyhound's COVID refund policy will allow you to choose between a refund, credit, or reschedule of your booked travel.

All passengers must adhere to local state and territory government requirements due to COVID-19. See our Service Updates for latest information, and find out how to Travel Safe with Greyhound.