There are 2 ways to get from Airlie Beach to Whitsunday Island by ferry or bus

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Recommended option

Ferry  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the ferry from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island Marina

$45 - $70

1 alternative option

Line 1 bus, travel  •  39 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Shute Harbour Rd at Airlie Beach Central to Shute Harbour Dr near Whitsunday Dr 1
  2. Travel from Shute Harbour Dr near Whitsunday Dr to Whitsunday Island

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Airlie Beach to Whitsunday Island is to ferry which costs $60 - $95 and takes 1 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Airlie Beach to Whitsunday Island is to ferry which costs $60 - $95 and takes 1 h 7 min.

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The distance between Airlie Beach and Whitsunday Island is 27 km.

It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to get from Airlie Beach to Whitsunday Island, including transfers.

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

Cruise Whitsundays operates a ferry from Airlie Beach to Whitsunday Island every 3 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 55 min.

Bus operators
Whitsunday Transit
Website
whitsundaytransit.com.au
Bus from Shute Harbour Rd at Airlie Beach Central to Shute Harbour Dr near Whitsunday Dr
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
whitsundaytransit.com.au
Ferry operators
Cruise Whitsundays

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