Mission Beach to Cairns
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Mission Beach to Cairns Bus
Explore the place where the rainforest meets the reef. Travel from Mission Beach to Cairns aboard a luxurious Greyhound bus!
A hidden gem in Queensland’s Cassowary Coast region, Mission Beach is actually made up of several separate beach villages that have grown to be considered one township over time. Surrounded by World Heritage rainforest on one side, and the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef on the other, it’s home to a variety of unusual wildlife, including the iconic cassowary. It’s also the perfect base for visiting the nearby Dunk, Bedarra and Hinchinbrook Islands.
Just two hours away from Mission Beach on a convenient and comfortable Greyhound bus, you can cruise into Cairns, the unofficial capital of Queensland’s north. A modern and vibrant city, the streets of Cairns are lined with first-class bars and restaurants. It’s also the perfect gateway to access the pristine waters and wondrous wildlife of the Great Barrier Reef; the golden beaches of Port Douglas; and the mountainous rainforests, gorges and beaches of the Daintree.
You’ll spend the bus trip from Mission Beach to Cairns kicking back in your reclining leather seat and watching the world go by through your panoramic window in air-conditioned comfort. Free WiFi and in-seat USB chargers are now standard on all Greyhound buses, and you can follow your journey’s progress with our real-time coach tracker.
Got a preference for a window or an aisle seat? Seat selection is available with all tickets, so you can reserve your favourite spot on the bus when you book your travel from Mission Beach to Cairns. For even more deals, benefits and offers, you can hop on board our Greyhound Rewards program – every ticket you buy will earn you G-Dollars, which you can choose to redeem on your next trip, or save for a special occasion!
A Greyhound bus is the most comfortable and convenient way to explore Tropical North Queensland. Book your bus ticket from Mission Beach to Cairns today!
MISSION BEACH & CAIRNS*
Mission Beach (Wongaling)
*Not all stops are available
on every service
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Where do buses depart from in Mission Beach and Cairns?
In Mission Beach, buses to Cairns depart from the Transit Centre on the corner of Tully-Mission Beach and Wongaling Beach Road. In Cairns, buses to Mission Beach depart from Pier Car Park, Bays 16 & 17, Pier Point Road.
What amenities can I expect on the bus?
All our buses from Mission Beach to Cairns come with free WiFi, USB chargers, reclining seats, and a restroom.
How long does it take to get from Mission Beach to Cairns?
The bus trip from Mission Beach to Cairns takes approximately 2h 10m. For the most up-to-date timetable please visit the Timetables page.
How much is a bus ticket from Mission Beach to Cairns?
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 Mission Beach to Cairns 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.