There are 6 ways to get from Airlie Beach to Fraser Island by train, plane, car ferry, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train to Mackay, fly to Hervey Bay, car ferry  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Proserpine to Mackay
  2. Fly from Mackay (MKY) to Hervey Bay (HVB) MKY - HVB
  3. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$264 - $507

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  16 h 26 min

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

$121 - $158

4 alternative options

Fly Proserpine to Hervey Bay, car ferry  •  10 h 20 min

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

$312 - $633

Fly Proserpine to Brisbane, train, car ferry  •  14 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Proserpine (PPP) to Brisbane (BNE) PPP - BNE
  2. Take the train from Eagle Junction, platform 4 to Caboolture, platform 1
  3. Take the train from Caboolture to Maryborough West
  4. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$173 - $345

Train, car ferry  •  17 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Proserpine to Maryborough West Spirit of Queensland
  2. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$148 - $193

Bus, car ferry  •  18 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay - Torquay Gx447 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$124 - $231

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Airlie Beach to Fraser Island is to drive and car ferry which costs $160 - $220 and takes 16 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Airlie Beach to Fraser Island is to fly and car ferry which costs $420 - $900 and takes 10 h 20 min.

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The distance between Airlie Beach and Fraser Island is 714 km.

It takes approximately 12 h 30 min to get from Airlie Beach to Fraser Island, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Airlie Beach, QLD, Australia and Fraser Island, QLD, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Airlie Beach to Fraser Island. However, you can take the line 1 bus to Proserpine, take the walk to Proserpine, take the train to Mackay, take the taxi to Mackay 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 the line 1 bus to Proserpine, take the taxi to Proserpine 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.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Mackay to Hervey Bay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Mackay to Hervey Bay via Townsville, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Proserpine to Hervey Bay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $470
Flights from Proserpine to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Proserpine to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Proserpine to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Proserpine to Mackay
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Caboolture to Maryborough West
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Proserpine to Maryborough West
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Eagle Junction, platform 4 to Caboolture, platform 1
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay - Torquay
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$80 - $120
Flexifare
$100 - $140
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
$38
Schedules at
fraserislandferry.com.au

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