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There are 5 ways to get from Brisbane to Fraser Island by train, car ferry, bus, car or plane

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Train, car ferry  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Maryborough West Tilt Train / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$79 - $96

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Bus Greyhound Australia, car ferry  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Hervey Bay - Transit Center Gx402 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$66 - $190

3 alternative options

Bus Premier Motor Service, car ferry  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Hervey Bay
  2. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$86 - $105

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 36 min

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

$67 - $80

Fly, car ferry, drive  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Hervey Bay (HVB) BNE - HVB
  2. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island
  3. Drive from Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island to Fraser Island

$141 - $368

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The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Fraser Island is to drive and car ferry which costs $90 - $120 and takes 7 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Fraser Island is to fly and car ferry and drive which costs $190 - $550 and takes 7 h 14 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Fraser Island is 248 km.

It takes approximately 9 h 8 min to get from Brisbane to Fraser Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Hervey Bay Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Qantas offers flights from Brisbane Airport to Hervey Bay Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Brisbane Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs $14 - $20.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Fraser Island.
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  • Distance: 155.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 8 min

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

There is no direct connection from Brisbane to Fraser Island. However, you can take the train to Maryborough West, 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 a vehicle from Brisbane to Fraser Island via Hervey Bay - Transit Center, River Heads, and Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island in around 10 h 21 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Maryborough West
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
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 Brisbane to Hervey Bay - Transit Center
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $150
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$23 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $50
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Ferry operators
Fraser Island Ferry
Phone
+61 7 4194 9300
Email
marketing@kingfisherbay.com
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
$36
Schedules at
fraserislandferry.com.au

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