There are 2 ways to get from Bowen to Hamilton Island by bus or ferry

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Recommended option

Bus, ferry  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Bowen to Airlie Beach Gx411 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island Marina

$52 - $89

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry via Shute Harbour  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Bowen to Airlie Beach Gx411 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Shute Harbour to Hamilton Island Marina

$43 - $66

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The cheapest way to get from Bowen to Hamilton Island is to bus and ferry which costs $55 - $90 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bowen to Hamilton Island is to bus and ferry which takes 3 h and costs $70 - $120.

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The distance between Bowen and Hamilton Island is 83 km.

It takes approximately 3 h to get from Bowen to Hamilton Island, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Bowen to Hamilton Island. However, you can take the bus to Airlie Beach then take the ferry to Hamilton Island Marina. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Bowen to Hamilton Island via Airlie Beach, Shute Harbour Rd at Hermitage Drive, and Shute Harbour in around 3 h 4 min.

Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Bowen to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $20
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$6 - $10
Flexifare
$14 - $20
Ferry operators
Cruise Whitsundays
Phone
+61 07 4846 7000
Email
reservations@cruisewhitsundays.com
Website
cruisewhitsundays.com
Ferry from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island Marina
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com
Ferry from Shute Harbour to Hamilton Island Marina
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com

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