JCU and Cairns Services



FNQ Bus Lines is offering two services to Smithfield and Cairns on different routes and timetables. These services are limited-stop and Intercity style with limited seating available.

We recommend that your seats be booked by calling the office before travel, otherwise seats are on a first-come first-served basis and there is no guarantee of a seat. Bookings and payment can be made over the phone to our office between 8:30am and 4:30pm Mon-Fri (only) on Ph: 4098 2380

Note that these services are only available Monday to Friday except for Public Holidays.

We do not have a weekend service.

These services will not run on Public Holidays.


JCU and Newman College Smithfield Service

This service will run from Wonga Beach to JCU/Newman College via Mossman, with limited stops along the way. The JCU Bus Terminus connects with other Cairns Bus services that continue to Cairns on various routes. This service does not continue past JCU.

For Timetable and stops click here.

For fares click here.

Interconnecting Bus Services at JCU


JCU, Newman College, St Monica's College, St Augustine's College, TAFE and Cairns Central

This service will run from Port Douglas Habitat to JCU/Newman College, continuing on to Cairns Central with limited stops. This Bus will travel along Macrossan Street, Davidson Street/Port Douglas Road, Barrier Street, Nautilus Street and Old Port Road, continuing to JCU/Newman College. This service will continue to Cairns Central with a stop at St Monica's College, St Augustine's College & QLD TAFE Manunda on the way.

For Timetable and stops click here.

For fares click here.