Transport Mission Beach - Trains, Planes & Automobiles

Finding your way to and around Mission Beach. Cairns International Airport operates regular flights from major cities around the world however most visitors travel via a major capital city such as Sydney, Melbourne or Perth and Darwin. Mission Beach is about an hour and a half's drive south of Cairns and there are airport transfers, bus, rail and car options available. Mission Beach is made up of four beach villages linked by 14 kilometres of wide golden beach. Once visitors arrive in Mission Beach there are several options for getting around including self drive, car hire, coaches, limousines, taxis and the water taxi.

Mission Beach Dunk Island Water Taxi

A short 10 minute ride over azure blue waters of the Coral Sea and you are visiting one of Australia's most beautiful National Park islands; Dunk Island.

Phone: 07 4068 8310 for bookings

Mission Beach Dunk Island Water Taxi

Mission Link

Extended services available.... Daily transit from Mission Beach to Cairns return

Phone 0474 58 00 00 for pick up times and requests

Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia provide an extensive bus service around the whole of Australia, following most of the major routes.


North bound 10.05am, 6.20pm & 8.20pm

South bound 8.50am, 10.30am & 3.50pm

Greyhound Australia


Two services a day. South-bound at 9.25am and north-bound at 5.20pm. If departing from Cairns you will need to be at the Lake Street stop at 7am for a 7.25am departure. Tickets available from Premier 13 34 10 or through the Mission Beach Information Station. Tickets may be pre-booked by phone on 13 34 10 and picked up from in-store.

Queensland Rail

The nearest railway station is located in Tully (22 km inland from Mission Beach). Queensland Rail Services include the Spirit of Queensland and the Tilt Train. A taxi service (131 008) is available to transfer clients from Tully to Mission Beach - the cost is approximately $95 for a vehicle seating 4 passengers. For more information contact Queensland Rail direct (1800 872 467).

Sugarland Car Rental - Cairns & Mission Beach

Sugarland Car Rentals, located in Cairns and Mission Beach, has been providing a quality car hire service for over eighteen years!
Sugarland Car Rentals

Australia Wide Taxi

Phone: 131008

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