Tully to Cairns Bus

Tully to Cairns

Tully to Cairns Bus

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Cheapest Price $33
Daily Buses 3
Trip Duration 2h 25m
Earliest Bus 5:35 AM
Latest Bus 8:15 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

From the river to the reef, travel from Tully to Cairns in style aboard a luxurious Greyhound bus!

Your trip will begin 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 one of Australia’s wettest towns – make sure you pay a visit to The Golden Gumboot, which is literally drenched in the town’s history.

On the 2.5-hour bus trip from Tully to Cairns, you’ll pass through the beautiful beachside town of Mission Beach; Innisfail, known for its impressive art-deco architecture; Babinda, which rivals Tully for the title of Australia’s Wettest Town; and the quiet sugar milling town of Gordonvale.


You’ll soon arrive in Cairns, the unofficial capital of Far North Queensland, and one of Australia’s most tourist-friendly destinations. You can sail, swim, snorkel and dive the pristine waters of the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef; explore the ancient Daintree, the world’s oldest continually surviving tropical rainforest; and ride the fully restored vintage carriages of the Kuranda Scenic Railway through steep ravines and picturesque waterfalls.

You’ll spend the bus trip from Tully to Cairns enjoying all the luxuries that come standard on a Greyhound coach. 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’ve got a preference for a window or an aisle seat, there’s no need to queue – you can reserve your favourite spot on the bus when you book your ticket from Tully to Cairns 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.

There’s no more convenient and comfortable way to travel from Tully to Cairns than aboard a Greyhound bus. Book your ticket today!


Where do buses depart from in Tully and Cairns?

In Tully, buses to Cairns leave from the Transit Centre at Banyan Park, Butler Street. In Cairns, buses to Tully leave from 142 Bunda St Bus Stop, Platform 1, Cairns City QLD 4870.

What amenities can I expect on the bus?

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

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

The bus trip from Tully to Cairns takes approximately 2h 25m and departs three times a day. For up to date timetables please see our timetables page.

How much is a bus ticket from Tully to Cairns?

Tickets from Tully to Cairns start at $33. 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 using the booking form above or by calling our customer service team during business hours 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 Adelaide to Alice Springs 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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