Last reviewed: Friday 14 Dec 2018 at 10.55am ()

On Monday 7 January 2019 fares in Cairns will change. 

All fares will increase by 1.8 per cent, in line with the applicable Consumer Price Index (CPI) rate*.

*This measure is derived from ABS data set 6401.0, Brisbane, All groups, annualised consumer price index as at September Quarter 2018

Fares effective Monday 7 January 2019

Current fares

Fares are for paper tickets. go card is not available in Cairns

Zones travelled Adult single Adult daily Adult weekly Concession single Concession daily Concession weekly
1 $2.30 $4.60 $18.40 $1.20 $2.40 $9.60
2 $2.90 $5.80 $23.20 $1.50 $3.00 $12.00
3 $3.30 $6.60 $26.40 $1.70 $3.40 $13.60
4 $3.90 $7.80 $31.20 $2.00 $4.00 $16.00
5 $4.70 $9.40 $37.60 $2.40 $4.80 $19.20
6 $5.80 $11.60 $46.40 $2.90 $5.80 $23.20
7 $6.10 $12.20 $48.80 $3.10 $6.20 $24.80
8 $6.50 $13.00 $52.00 $3.30 $6.60 $26.40
9 $7.00 $14.00 $56.00 $3.50 $7.00 $28.00
10 $8.00 $16.00 $64.00 $4.00 $8.00 $32.00

Please note: Single paper ticket fares have been rounded to the nearest 10 cents.

How many zones will I travel?

  Destination zone
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 20
Origin zone 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6
2 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 5
3 3 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 4
4 4 3 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 3
5 5 4 3 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 2
6 6 5 4 3 2 1 2 3 4 5 2
7 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 2 3 4 3
8 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 2 3 4
9 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 2 5
10 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 6
20 6 5 4 3 2 2 3 4 5 6 1

Fares outside of Cairns

Not in Cairns? View the new fares for these other regions:

More information

For more information about fares, please check our fares and zones page

If you'd like to speak to someone about this change, please call our contact centre on 13 12 30, anytime. 

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