There are 3 ways to get from Adelaide to Fraser Island by plane, car ferry, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly, car ferry  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Hervey Bay (HVB) ADL - HVB
  2. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$234 - $277

2 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Sydney
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  3. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Maryborough West
  4. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$465 - $917

Drive, car ferry  •  28 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to River Heads
  2. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$236 - $324

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Fraser Island is to fly and car ferry which costs $310 - $380 and takes 10 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Fraser Island is to fly and car ferry which takes 10 h 47 min and costs $310 - $380.

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The distance between Adelaide and Fraser Island is 1762 km.

It takes approximately 10 h 47 min to get from Adelaide to Fraser Island, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Adelaide, SA, Australia and Fraser Island, QLD, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Adelaide to Fraser Island. However, you can take the bus to Stop 9A Hamra Dr - South side, take the walk to Adelaide airport, fly to Hervey Bay, take the drive to River Heads, take the car ferry to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, then take the drive to Fraser Island. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Adelaide to Fraser Island via Sydney, Central Station, Brisbane, Brisbane Roma Street, Maryborough West, River Heads, and Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island in around 2 days 5 h.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Adelaide to Hervey Bay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $410
Flights from Adelaide to Hervey Bay via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $410
Flights from Adelaide to Hervey Bay via Melbourne, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $410
Flights from Adelaide to Hervey Bay via Alice Springs, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $410
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Adelaide to Hervey Bay via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $410
Train operators
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Adelaide Parklands to Sydney
Ave. Duration
27 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$295
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $650
Low Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $700
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $850
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $140
1st Class
$130 - $190
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Maryborough West
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Ferry operators
Fraser Island Ferry
Website
fraserislandferry.com.au
Car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
fraserislandferry.com.au

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