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

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, car ferry  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Tilt Train / ...

$83 - $102

Cheapest option

Train, bus, car ferry  •  11 h 57 min

$68 - $94

3 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Gx402 / ...

$68 - $94

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 36 min

$69 - $82

Fly, car ferry, drive  •  7 h 14 min

  1. BNE - HVB

$144 - $371

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 Maryborough, River Heads, and Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island in around 9 h 58 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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 6 to Nambour, platform 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
translink.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Maryborough
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$22 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $45
Bus from Nambour to Hervey Bay - Torquay
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$16 - $24
Flexifare
$25 - $35
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Brisbane and Fraser Island is 248 km.

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Fraser Island is to drive and car ferry which costs $90 - $110 and takes 7 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Fraser Island is to fly and car ferry and drive which takes 7 h 14 min and costs $190 - $500.

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