There are 8 ways to get from Brisbane to Hinchinbrook Island by plane, train, ferry or bus

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Fly Brisbane to Cairns, train, ferry  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Cairns (CNS) BNE - CNS
  2. Take the train from Cairns Central Station to Cardwell
  3. Take the ferry from Carwell to Ramsay Bay

$188 - $356

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Fly Brisbane to Townsville, train, ferry  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Townsville (TSV) BNE - TSV
  2. Take the train from Townsville to Cardwell
  3. Take the ferry from Carwell to Ramsay Bay

$195 - $371

Bus to Gold Coast, fly to Cairns, train, ferry  •  11 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
  2. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Cairns (CNS) OOL - CNS
  3. Take the train from Cairns Central Station to Cardwell
  4. Take the ferry from Carwell to Ramsay Bay

$210 - $514

Fly Brisbane to Proserpine, train, ferry  •  12 h

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Proserpine (PPP) BNE - PPP
  2. Take the train from Proserpine to Cardwell
  3. Take the ferry from Carwell to Ramsay Bay

$225 - $396

Fly Brisbane to Mackay, train, ferry  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Mackay (MKY) BNE - MKY
  2. Take the train from Mackay to Cardwell
  3. Take the ferry from Carwell to Ramsay Bay

$213 - $431

Train, ferry  •  21 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Cardwell Spirit of Queensland
  2. Take the ferry from Carwell to Ramsay Bay

$229 - $350

Bus Greyhound Australia, ferry  •  27 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Cardwell Gx443
  2. Take the ferry from Carwell to Ramsay Bay

$218 - $304

Bus Premier Motor Service, ferry  •  29 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Cardwell Brasenose Street
  2. Take the ferry from Carwell to Ramsay Bay

$255 - $316

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Hinchinbrook Island is to fly and train and ferry which costs $250 - $490 and takes 10 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Hinchinbrook Island is to fly and train and ferry which costs $260 - $550 and takes 9 h 48 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Hinchinbrook Island is 1232 km.

The best way to get from Brisbane to Hinchinbrook Island without a car is to train and ferry which takes 21 h 52 min and costs $310 - $480.

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It takes approximately 10 h 27 min to get from Brisbane to Hinchinbrook Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Cairns Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Cathay Pacific, Tigerair Australia, Jetstar and two other airlines offer flights from Brisbane Airport to Cairns Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Hinchinbrook 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 Hinchinbrook Island.
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  • Distance: 769.9 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 27 min

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

There is no direct connection from Brisbane to Hinchinbrook Island. However, you can take the train to International Airport, platform 2, take the walk to Brisbane airport, fly to Cairns, take the taxi to Cairns Central Station, take the train to Cardwell, take the walk to Carwell, then take the ferry to Hinchinbrook Island. Alternatively, you can take the train to International Airport, platform 2, take the walk to Brisbane airport, fly to Townsville, take the walk to Meenan St at Halifax Street, take the line 205 bus to Walker Street near Stanley St, take the walk to Stanley Street near Ogden St, take the line 201 bus to Flinders St at station, take the walk to Townsville, take the train to Cardwell, take the walk to Carwell, then take the ferry to Hinchinbrook Island.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns via Townsville
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Brisbane to Townsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Townsville via Mackay
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay via Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Brisbane to Townsville
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Brisbane to Townsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Cairns Central Station to Cardwell
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Townsville to Cardwell
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Proserpine to Cardwell
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Mackay to Cardwell
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Cardwell
Ave. Duration
20 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
A-Choice
$269
B-Quick
$148
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
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 Cardwell
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$130 - $200
Flexifare
$160 - $230
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Cardwell Brasenose Street
Ave. Duration
26 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $220
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Cardwell Brasenose Street
Ave. Duration
26 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $230
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Ferry operators
Absolute North Charters
Phone
+61 (0) 419 712 577
Website
absolutenorthcharters.com.au
Ferry from Carwell to Ramsay Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$81
Schedules at
absolutenorthcharters.com.au
Book at
absolutenorthcharters.com.au

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