Cairns to Mission Beach
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Cairns to Mission Beach Bus
Discover one of Australia’s most scenic stretches when you travel from Cairns to Mission Beach on a luxurious Greyhound bus!
Cairns – the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, the ancient Daintree Rainforest and the golden beaches of Port Douglas – is one of Australia’s must-do destinations.
Thrill-seekers will love flying through tropical jungles on zip lines and speeding down white water rapids, while those seeking a more relaxing experience will savour the chance to ride the Kuranda Scenic Railway through dense rainforest, steep ravines and picturesque waterfalls.
But there’s much more to Tropical North Queensland than Cairns. Hop on a Greyhound bus from Cairns to Mission Beach, and you’ll find a beautiful beachside town teeming with unique attractions.
You can make your way to one of the four beach villages that make up the township; take a day trip to nearby Dunk, Bedarra and Hinchinbrook Islands and go swimming in a secluded paradise; and keep an eye out for cassowaries and other spectacular wildlife.
You’ll spend the two-hour bus trip from Cairns to Mission Beach in air-conditioned comfort, kicking back in your reclining leather chair and watching the world go by through panoramic windows. For those who want to stay connected, free WiFi and in-seat USB chargers are standard on all coaches, and you can follow your coach’s journey with our real-time coach tracker.
All tickets come with seat selection, so you can reserve your preferred window or aisle seat when you book your travel from Cairns to Mission Beach. For even more deals, benefits and offers, join our Greyhound Rewards program – every ticket you buy will earn you G-Dollars, which you can choose to use on your very next trip, or save for a special journey!
A Greyhound bus is the most comfortable and convenient way to travel from Cairns to Mission Beach. Book your ticket today!
CAIRNS & MISSION BEACH*
Mission Beach (Wongaling)
*Not all stops are available
on every service
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Where do buses depart from in Cairns and Mission Beach?
In Cairns, buses to Mission Beach depart from Pier Car Park, Bays 16 & 17, Pier Point Road. In Mission Beach, buses to Cairns depart from the Transit Centre on the corner of Tully-Mission Beach and Wongaling Beach Road.
What amenities can I expect on the bus?
All our buses between Cairns & Mission Beach come with free WiFi, USB chargers, air-conditioning, reclining seats, and a restroom.
How long does it take to get from Cairns to Mission Beach?
The bus trip from Cairns to Mission Beach takes approximately 2h 10m. For the most up-to-date timetable please visit the Timetables page.
How much is a bus ticket from Cairns to Mission Beach?
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 Mission Beach 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.
What if my trip is disrupted by COVID?
In the event of COVID-related restrictions, cancellations, rescheduling, 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.
**For more information see our FAQ page.