How to travel from Batemans Bay to Palm Cove, Australia

The distance between Batemans Bay and Palm Cove is around 2,264km (1,407 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 4h 55m.

8 routes found

We've found 8 different ways to get from Batemans Bay to Palm Cove by bus, plane, train and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

👋 Also check out Palm CoveBatemans Bay if you're planning a return trip.

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plane
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Fly

Fly from Moruya (MYA) to Cairns (CNS).

  • Duration4h 55m
  • Flight time4hrs
  • Typical cost
    A$555($375)
Operated by

Regional Express

+ 3 others

3 similiar routes

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3 x bus
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Bus

Take the bus to Kogarah then Brisbane and then to Cairns.

  • Duration2 days 3h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    A$460($310)
Operated by

Multiple bus operators

1 similiar route

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bus
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3 x train
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Bus and Train

Take the bus to Bomaderry Station then take the train to Central Station then Brisbane and then to Cairns Central Station.

  • Duration1 day 20h
  • Departs5 times a week
  • Typical cost
    A$360($240)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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car
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Drive

Drive to Palm Cove.

  • Duration1 day 7h
  • Distance2,637km (1,639 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Batemans Bay and Palm Cove

There are several options for getting from Batemans Bay to Palm Cove by bus, plane, train and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus and then take the train which costs around A$360 ($240) and will take around 1 day 20h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 4h 55m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$555 ($375).

The distance between Batemans Bay and Palm Cove is around 2,264km (1,407 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 2,155km (1,339 miles)

It takes around 6h 35m to get from Batemans Bay and Palm Cove by bus and plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 1 day 7h to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Batemans Bay to Palm Cove is to fly which takes around 4h 55m and will set you back approx A$555 ($375).

The cheapest way to travel between Batemans Bay and Palm Cove, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus and then take the train which will typically cost around A$360 ($240) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Batemans Bay and Palm Cove. We recommend that you fly from Moruya (MYA) to Cairns (CNS). instead which will take 4h 55m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Batemans Bay and Palm Cove. It typically takes around 2 days 3h and departs once a week.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Batemans Bay to Palm Cove. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Kogarah, Hurstville Station Ormonde Pde Stand J, Strathfield Station Albert Rd Stand F, Brisbane and Cairns. These services run once a week and will take a minimum of 2 days 3h.

Premier Motor Service, NSW TrainLink and Greyhound Australia run regular bus services between Batemans Bay and Palm Cove. Buses run once a week and take around 2 days 3h on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Batemans Bay and Palm Cove. Flights depart from Moruya (MYA) and arrive at Cairns (CNS) - via Sydney (SYD). The flight takes around 4hrs.

There is no direct flight from Batemans Bay to Palm Cove. There is however a flight that goes via Sydney (SYD). This services will take at least 4h 55m (not including layover time).

The flight from Batemans Bay to Palm Cove typically takes around 4hrs. Flights depart from Moruya (MYA) and and arrive into Cairns (CNS).

The closest major airport to Palm Cove is Cairns Airport (CNS) (CNS) which is approximately 17km (11 miles) from Palm Cove. Cooktown Airport (CTN) (CTN) and Palm Island Airport (PMK) (PMK) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

Yes it is possible to drive from Batemans Bay and Palm Cove. The distance is around 2,637km (1,639 miles) by road and it will take around 1 day 7h in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Batemans Bay to Palm Cove is to take the bus and then fly which takes, on average, 6h 35m and will usually cost around A$880 ($590).

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Compare travel optionsbetween Batemans Bay and Palm Cove

Transport options from Batemans Bay to Palm Cove
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 3 similar
4h 55m
A$555($375)
every 20 mins2,264km (1,407 miles)
Bus and Plane6h 35m
A$880($590)
once daily2,264km (1,407 miles)
Bus to Pambula Post Office, Quondola St, Fly8h 15m
A$610($410)
once daily3,005km (1,867 miles)
Bus, Train and Plane8hrs
A$390($265)
once daily2,265km (1,407 miles)
Bus + 1 similar
2 days 3h
A$460($310)
once a week3,243km (2,015 miles)
Bus via Sydney2 days 7h
A$365($245)
once daily3,341km (2,076 miles)
Bus and Train
1 day 20h
A$360($240)
5 times a week2,944km (1,829 miles)
Drive
1 day 7h
A$500($335)
on demand2,637km (1,639 miles)

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Airports near Palm Cove

The following major airports near Palm Cove offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.

CNS
Cairns Airport (CNS)
International Airport
Distance
17km (11 miles) from Palm Cove
CTN
Cooktown Airport (CTN)
Domestic Airport
Distance
154km (96 miles) from Palm Cove
PMK
Palm Island Airport (PMK)
Domestic Airport
Distance
243km (151 miles) from Palm Cove