Bus Services
Cairns - Kuranda

Kuranda Skyrail

Trans North Bus & Coach Service operates a Kuranda Shuttle Bus that completes one return service per day. This service operates Monday to Saturday except Christmas Day, Good Friday and is designed to link with the Skyrail and Kuranda Scenic Railway.

Please note:
This is a 'Hail & Ride' service and bookings are not taken. Ticket purchases are made from the driver as you board the bus and is cash only.

The Cairns bus stops are located at:

  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre, Bus bays at Qld Rail (platform 1)
  • Smithfield Bus Shelter, Kennedy Highway

From Kuranda:

  • 15 Therwine Street, Kuranda

To assist students attending TAFE and Cairns High School, the service from Atherton at 7:15am travels via Caravonica, TAFE and Cairns High School.

Download PDF Timetable ** as of November 2020 **

Download PDF Fare Matrix ** as of 6 January 2020 **

 

Timetable

Route 850 - Atherton Tablelands to Cairns
Departures Monday to Friday Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays
Atherton 6:00am 9:15am 1:00pm 8:00am 1:30pm
Mareeba 6:30am 9:45am 1:30pm 8:30am 2:00pm
Speewah 6:50am 10:05am 1:50pm 8:50am 2:20pm
Kuranda 7:15am 10:25am 2:10pm 9:10am 2:40pm
Rainforestation - 10:30am 2:15pm - 2:45pm
Cairns Central 8:50am 11:15am 3:00pm 10:00am 3:30pm

No Services on Christmas Day, Good Friday or Anzac Day.

 
Route 850 - Cairns to Atherton Tablelands
Departures Monday to Friday Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays
Cairns Central 7:00am 9:25am 3:30pm 10:30am 4:00pm
Smithfield (bus shelter) 7:20am 9:45am 3:50pm 10:50am 4:20pm
Kuranda 7:40am 10:05am 4:10pm 11:10am 4:40pm
Speewah 8:05am 10:25am 4:30pm 11:20am 5:00pm
Mareeba 8:20am 10:45am 4:50pm 11:40am 5:20pm
Atherton 8:50am 11:15am 5:20pm 12:10am 5:50pm

No Services on Christmas Day, Good Friday or Anzac Day.

 

 

Map

Last updated: Monday 3 August 2020

 

Cairns to Kuranda Map

 

 

Fares

Fare Type Fare Amount
Adult $6.70
Tertiary $5.70
Secondary $5.70
Primary $3.40
Pensioner $3.40
 
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