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There are 2 ways to get from Ayr to Hamilton Island by bus, ferry or train

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

Bus, ferry  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Ayr to Airlie Beach Gx414 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Port of Airlie to Hamilton Island Marina

$65 - $164

1 alternative option

Train, ferry  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Ayr to Proserpine Spirit of Queensland
  2. Take the ferry from Port of Airlie to Hamilton Island Marina

$71 - $81

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The cheapest way to get from Ayr to Hamilton Island is to bus and ferry which costs $90 - $240 and takes 4h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Ayr to Hamilton Island is to bus and ferry which costs $90 - $240 and takes 4h 26m.

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The distance between Ayr and Hamilton Island is 184 km.

The best way to get from Ayr to Hamilton Island without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 4h 26m and costs $90 - $240.

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It takes approximately 4h 26m to get from Ayr to Hamilton Island, including transfers.

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There are 100+ hotels available in Hamilton Island. Prices start at $276 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ayr to Hamilton Island.
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  • Distance: 114.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 26m

What companies run services between Ayr, QLD, Australia and Hamilton Island, QLD, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Ayr to Hamilton Island. However, you can take the bus to Airlie Beach, take the walk to Port of Airlie, then take the ferry to Hamilton Island Marina. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Ayr to Hamilton Island via Proserpine, Mill St at Proserpine, Shute Harbour Rd at Hermitage Drive, and Port of Airlie in around 5h 44m.

Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Ayr to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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Queensland Rail Travel
Bus operators
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 Ayr to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $120
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Greyhound.com.au
Premium
$30 - $50
Advantage
$28 - $34
Early bird
$24 - $30
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Ayr to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
Premier Motor Service
Ferry operators

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