Cairns to Tully Bus

Cairns to Tully Bus

Cairns to Tully Bus

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Cheapest Price $33
Daily Buses 3
Trip Duration 2h 20m
Earliest Bus 7:00 AM
Latest Bus 3:00 PM


Air Conditioning Air Conditioning Reclining Seats Reclining Seats On Board Restroom On-board Restroom
Reading Lights Free WiFi Free WiFi USB Chargers Panoramic Windows Panoramic Windows

Enjoy a convenient and comfortable commute from Cairns to Tully aboard a luxurious Greyhound bus!

You’ll spend the 2.5-hour bus trip from Cairns to Tully enjoying all the great features that come standard on our buses – you can relax and recharge in your reclining leather seat with plenty of legroom; stay connected with free WiFi and an in-seat USB charger; and take in the beauty of Tropical North Queensland through panoramic windows.

If you’d prefer an aisle seat, that’s no problem – you can reserve your favourite spot on the bus when you book your ticket from Cairns to Tully with our seat selection feature. You can also keep up-to-date with any service delays that might affect your arrival time with our real-time coach tracker; and unlock extra benefits and access exclusive offers and deals by joining the new Greyhound Rewards program.


Your trip will begin in Cairns, where the rainforest meets the reef. It’s a place where you can sail, swim, snorkel and dive in the pristine waters of the Great Barrier Reef; search for crocodiles and cassowaries in the ancient Daintree Rainforest; and ride the fully restored vintage carriages of the Kuranda Scenic Railway through dense rainforest, steep ravines and picturesque waterfalls.

On the bus from Cairns to Tully, you’ll travel through the sugar-growing town of Gordonvale; Babinda, known for its proximity to Queensland’s two highest mountains, Mount Bartle Frere and Mount Bellenden Ker; Innisfail, a hub of heritage-listed art deco architecture; and Mission Beach, a beautiful seaside town that’s perfect for a romantic getaway.

You’ll soon arrive in Tully, known for its bananas and sugar cane plantations, and for the Tully River, one of the best white-water rafting spots in Australia. Tully is also famous for being one of Australia’s wettest towns – make sure you snap a selfie with The Golden Gumboot, which commemorates Tully’s waterlogged history.

The Golden Gumboot’s height corresponds to the highest annual rainfall in a populated area of Australia, which was registered in Tully in 1950. You can climb an internal spiral staircase to the top of the Gumboot for views of the town, and explore the area’s history at the museum beside the boot.

Book your bus ticket from Cairns to Tully today!


Where do buses depart from in Cairns and Tully?

In Cairns, buses to Tully leave from Bus Stop, Platform 1, Cairns Railway Station, 142 Bunda St, Cairns QLD. In Tully, buses to Cairns leave from the Transit Centre at Banyan Park, Butler Street.

What amenities can I expect on the bus?

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

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

The bus trip from Cairns to Tully takes approximately 2h 25m. For the most up-to-date timetable please visit the Timetables page.

How much is a bus ticket from Cairns to Tully?

>All our bus fares come in three tiers – Early Bird, Advantage and Flexible – 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 Tully 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.


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