Trans North

Bus in Cairns

Connects Cairns with the Tablelands and as far west as Karumba. Destinations include Kuranda ($6.70, 30 minutes), Mareeba ($19.60, one hour), Atherton ($25.30, 1¾ hours), Ravenshoe ($37.40, 2½ hours), Herberton ($32, two hours) and Karumba ($156.30, 11 hours). Also services Cooktown via inland and coastal routes.

The inland service ($83.30, five hours) runs to/from Cooktown on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays; its 4WD vehicle goes up the coastal route Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, returning the next day ($84.30, six hours).