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

$81 - $99

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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

$68 - $81

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Bus Greyhound Australia, car ferry  •  10 h 26 min

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

$68 - $163

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

$87 - $106

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

$142 - $370

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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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The nearest airport to Fraser Island is Hervey Bay (HVB) Airport which is 26.5 km away. Other nearby airports include Bundaberg (BDB) (90 km) and Maroochydore (MCY) (152.2 km).

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There are four+ 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 - Pialba, River Heads, and Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island in around 10 h 26 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 - $50
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Hervey Bay - Pialba
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $120
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$24 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $50
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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
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
$37
Schedules at
fraserislandferry.com.au

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