Cairns’ hop on and off the bus is a quick, convenient way to travel around Cairns. Discover the best of Cairns city sights.
You can jump on board a Cairns bus to visit the Northern Beaches. Travel South to Gordanvale or any number of shopping centres throughout our region.
Public transport in and around Cairns happens on a Sunbus. You can purchase a single one-way ticket to your destination choice.
A daily Sunbus unlimited travel on a Sunbus for a day or a weekly ticket which will give you unlimited travel within the zones for one week (7 consecutive days).
You can travel from Cairns to any of these destinations.
Cairns Bus route
Servicing the following locations, Cairns Central to Palm Cove, Cairns Hospital, Smithfield Shopping Centre, James Cook University, Clifton Beach and Palm Cove operates seven days a week.
Late-night on-demand service between Palm Cove and Cairns City combining 110 and 111 operates Friday and Saturday nights.
Cairns Central to Kewarra Beach, including Cairns City Bus Station, Cairns Hospital, Smithfield Shopping Centre, James Cook University, Trinity Park, Trinity Beach and also Kewarra Beach. Operates seven days.
To Yorkeys Knob, servicing Smithfield Shopping Centre, James Cook University and also the quaint seaside village of Yorkeys Knob. Boaties Bar and Grill at the Yorkeys Knob Boat Club is a popular outside venue for lunch.
Service operates along the Captain Cook Highway to Yorkeys Knob.
120 operates from Cairns Central to Smithfield Shopping Centre. Servicing beachside communities including Machans Beach and Holloways Beach.
121 runs from Cairns City bus station and also Cairns Hospital, Freshwater and Redlynch.
This service includes Redlynch and Lake Placid, and also Smithfield and then onto James Cook University.
Manunda, Raintrees Shopping Centre, also Redlynch Central, Brinsmead, Tjapukia/Skyrail and Smithfield Shopping Centre.
Hop on this bus service from Cairns City Bus Station including Cairns Hospital, Centenary Lakes, Manooora and Edge Hill.
Cairns City Bus Station also Cairns Hospital, while on this bus visit Cairns Botanical Gardens, Edge Hill and Whitfield.
Stockland Earlville, also Mt Sheridan Plaza and Edmonton.
Includes Cairns City bus station, also DFO Westcourt Plaza, Stockland Earlville.
Stockland Earlville Shopping Centre, Mt Sheridan Plaza. Visit Sugarworld Adventure Park during this bus trip.
Cairns Bus Station, including Stockland Earlville, White Rock.
Stockland Earlville, Mt Sheridan Plaza and Edmonton.