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There are 5 ways to get from Adelaide to Fraser Island by plane, car ferry, bus, 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  •  10h 42m

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

$222 - $265

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Bus, train, car ferry  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from 85 Franklin St to Albury
  2. Take the bus from Albury to Central Station
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  4. Take the bus from Brisbane to Hervey Bay - Transit Center
  5. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$244 - $476

Train, car ferry  •  2 days 2h

  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

$436 - $869

Bus, train, drive, car ferry  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the bus from Adelaide to Melbourne
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Sydney to Westfield Garden City
  4. Drive from Victoria Point Jetty to River Heads
  5. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$229 - $433

Drive, car ferry  •  28h 45m

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

$224 - $312

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The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Fraser Island is to fly and car ferry which costs $310 - $380 and takes 10h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Fraser Island is to fly and car ferry which costs $310 - $380 and takes 10h 42m.

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The distance between Adelaide and Fraser Island is 1762 km.

It takes approximately 10h 42m to get from Adelaide to Fraser Island, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Adelaide Airport to Hervey Bay Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 20m and has one stopover.

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Fraser Island is 30m behind Adelaide. It is currently 5:44 PM in Adelaide and 5:14 PM in Fraser Island.

Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Adelaide Airport to Hervey Bay Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Fraser Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Adelaide Airport is to bus which takes 18m and costs $4.

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Map of how to get from Adelaide to Fraser Island.
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  • Distance: 1101.3 miles
  • Duration: 10h 42m

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 Albury, Central Station, Central Station, Brisbane, Brisbane, Hervey Bay - Transit Center, River Heads, and Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island in around 2 days 0h.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Adelaide to Hervey Bay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $410
Flights from Adelaide to Hervey Bay via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $410
Flights from Adelaide to Hervey Bay via Melbourne, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $410
Flights from Adelaide to Hervey Bay via Alice Springs, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $410
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Adelaide to Hervey Bay via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $410
Flights from Adelaide to Hervey Bay via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $410
Flights from Adelaide to Hervey Bay via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $410
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
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
24h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$280 - $650
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Great Southern Rail
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$284
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$480 - $650
Low Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $650
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $800
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
3h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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Queensland Rail Travel
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$140 - $170
Bus operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from 85 Franklin St to Albury
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Albury to Central Station
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$40 - $65
Flexifare
$55 - $80
Bus from Brisbane to Hervey Bay - Transit Center
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $150
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$23 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $50
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Sydney to Westfield Garden City
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
Premier Motor Service
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Ferry operators
Fraser Island Ferry
Phone
+61 7 4194 9300
Email
marketing@kingfisherbay.com
Website
fraserislandferry.com.au
Car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
fraserislandferry.com.au

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