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There are 8 ways to get from Airlie Beach to Ayers Rock by ferry, bus and ferry, plane or bus

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

Recommended option

Ferry, bus and ferry, fly to Taupo  •  21 h 15 min

  1. Take the ferry from Port of Airlie to Hamilton Island Marina
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Proserpine Airport
  3. Fly from Proserpine (PPP) to Taupo (TUO) PPP - TUO

$321 - $923

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus and ferry, fly to Auckland, bus  •  17 h 40 min

  1. Take the ferry from Port of Airlie to Hamilton Island Marina
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Proserpine Airport
  3. Fly from Proserpine (PPP) to Auckland (AKL) PPP - AKL
  4. Take the bus from Auckland International Airport to Hamilton - Central
  5. Take the bus from Hamilton - Central to Taumarunui

$275 - $758

6 alternative options

Ferry, bus and ferry, fly to Palmerston, bus  •  20 h 36 min

  1. Take the ferry from Port of Airlie to Hamilton Island Marina
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Proserpine Airport
  3. Fly from Proserpine (PPP) to Palmerston (PMR) PPP - PMR
  4. Take the bus from Palmerston North to Marton

$302 - $888

Ferry, bus and ferry, fly to Wellington, bus  •  17 h 13 min

  1. Take the ferry from Port of Airlie to Hamilton Island Marina
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Proserpine Airport
  3. Fly from Proserpine (PPP) to Wellington (WLG) PPP - WLG
  4. Take the bus from Wellington - Central to Marton

$419 - $1,042

Ferry, bus and ferry, fly to Rotorua, bus  •  23 h 26 min

  1. Take the ferry from Port of Airlie to Hamilton Island Marina
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Proserpine Airport
  3. Fly from Proserpine (PPP) to Rotorua (ROT) PPP - ROT
  4. Take the bus from Rotorua to Turangi

$315 - $947

Ferry, bus and ferry, fly to Wanganui  •  19 h 53 min

  1. Take the ferry from Port of Airlie to Hamilton Island Marina
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Proserpine Airport
  3. Fly from Proserpine (PPP) to Wanganui (WAG) PPP - WAG

$291 - $825

Ferry, bus and ferry, fly to Tauranga, bus  •  24 h 21 min

  1. Take the ferry from Port of Airlie to Hamilton Island Marina
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Proserpine Airport
  3. Fly from Proserpine (PPP) to Tauranga (TRG) PPP - TRG
  4. Take the bus from Bayfair to Turangi

$317 - $940

Ferry, bus and ferry, fly to New Plymouth, bus  •  22 h 32 min

  1. Take the ferry from Port of Airlie to Hamilton Island Marina
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Proserpine Airport
  3. Fly from Proserpine (PPP) to New Plymouth (NPL) PPP - NPL
  4. Take the bus from Waitara to Eight Mile Junction
  5. Take the bus from Eight Mile Junction to Taumarunui

$331 - $887

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Airlie Beach to Ayers Rock is to ferry and bus and ferry and fly which costs $410 - $1,200 and takes 19 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Airlie Beach to Ayers Rock is to ferry and bus and ferry and fly and bus which costs $550 - $1,500 and takes 17 h 13 min.

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The distance between Airlie Beach and Ayers Rock is 3340 km.

It takes approximately 21 h 15 min to get from Airlie Beach to Ayers Rock, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Proserpine Airport to Taupo Airport. The quickest flight takes 14 h and has two stopovers.

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Ayers Rock is 3 h ahead of Airlie Beach. It is currently 4:16 PM in Airlie Beach and 7:16 PM in Ayers Rock.

Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand offer flights from Proserpine Airport to Taupo Airport.

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Map of how to get from Airlie Beach to Ayers Rock.
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  • Distance: 2087.5 miles
  • Duration: 21 h 15 min

What companies run services between Airlie Beach, QLD, Australia and Ayers Rock, New Zealand?

There is no direct connection from Airlie Beach to Turangi. However, you can take the ferry to Hamilton Island Marina, take the walk to Hamilton Island Marina, take the bus and ferry to Proserpine Airport, take the walk to Proserpine airport, fly to Taupo, take the walk to Waitahanui, then take the bus to Turangi. Alternatively, you can take the ferry to Hamilton Island Marina, take the walk to Hamilton Island Marina, take the bus and ferry to Proserpine Airport, take the walk to Proserpine airport, fly to Palmerston, take the taxi to Palmerston North, then take the bus to Marton.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Proserpine to Palmerston via Sydney, Auckland
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Proserpine to Palmerston via Melbourne, Auckland
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Proserpine to Palmerston via Brisbane, Auckland
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from Proserpine to Palmerston via Sydney, Christchurch, Auckland
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Proserpine to Palmerston via Brisbane, Sydney, Auckland
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Proserpine to Wellington via Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Proserpine to Wellington via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Proserpine to Rotorua via Sydney, Auckland
Ave. Duration
17 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Proserpine to Rotorua via Melbourne, Auckland
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Proserpine to Tauranga via Sydney, Auckland
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Proserpine to Tauranga via Melbourne, Auckland
Ave. Duration
18 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Proserpine to Tauranga via Sydney, Wellington
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Proserpine to Tauranga via Sydney, Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Proserpine to Tauranga via Sydney, Wellington, Auckland
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Proserpine to New Plymouth via Sydney, Auckland
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Proserpine to New Plymouth via Melbourne, Auckland
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Proserpine to New Plymouth via Sydney, Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Proserpine to New Plymouth via Sydney, Wellington
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Proserpine to Auckland via Sydney
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Proserpine to Auckland via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Proserpine to Auckland via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Air Chathams
Website
airchathams.co.nz
Flights from Proserpine to Wanganui via Brisbane, Auckland
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Proserpine to Wanganui via Sydney, Auckland
Ave. Duration
17 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Proserpine to Wanganui via Melbourne, Auckland
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Proserpine to Wanganui via Brisbane, Melbourne, Auckland
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Proserpine to Wanganui via Brisbane, Newcastle, Auckland
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Flights from Proserpine to Wanganui via Melbourne, Christchurch, Auckland
Ave. Duration
20 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Proserpine to Wanganui via Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland
Ave. Duration
17 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,500
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Proserpine to Wellington via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Proserpine to Auckland via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Proserpine to Auckland via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Proserpine to Auckland via Brisbane, Newcastle
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from Proserpine to Auckland via Brisbane, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Proserpine to Taupo via Sydney, Auckland
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Proserpine to Taupo via Brisbane, Auckland
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,400
Flights from Proserpine to Taupo via Melbourne, Auckland
Ave. Duration
18 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Proserpine to Wellington via Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Proserpine to Palmerston via Sydney, Auckland
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Proserpine to Palmerston via Melbourne, Auckland
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Proserpine to Palmerston via Sydney, Christchurch, Auckland
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Proserpine to Auckland via Sydney
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Bus operators
Cruise Whitsundays
Phone
+61 07 4846 7000
Email
reservations@cruisewhitsundays.com
Website
cruisewhitsundays.com
Bus and ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Proserpine Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Palmerston North to Marton
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $21
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Wellington - Central to Marton
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Rotorua to Turangi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $27
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Bayfair to Turangi
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Waitara to Eight Mile Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $27
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Eight Mile Junction to Taumarunui
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $22
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Auckland International Airport to Hamilton - Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Hamilton - Central to Taumarunui
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $30
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Ferry operators

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