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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Brisbane to Townsville, train, ferry  •  9 h 46 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

$192 - $368

Cheapest option

Fly Brisbane to Cairns, bus, ferry  •  9 h 53 min

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

$174 - $346

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Fly Brisbane to Proserpine, train, ferry  •  11 h 55 min

  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

$222 - $393

Train to Gold Coast, fly to Cairns, bus, ferry  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Central, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
  2. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Cairns (CNS) OOL - CNS
  3. Take the bus from Cairns to Cardwell
  4. Take the ferry from Carwell to Ramsay Bay

$180 - $488

Fly Brisbane to Mackay, train, ferry  •  13 h 14 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

$211 - $423

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

$223 - $341

Bus Greyhound Australia, ferry  •  27 h 7 min

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

$213 - $297

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

$243 - $304

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Hinchinbrook Island is to fly and bus and ferry which costs $240 - $490 and takes 9 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Hinchinbrook Island is to fly and train and ferry which costs $270 - $550 and takes 9 h 46 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 9 h 46 min to get from Brisbane to Hinchinbrook Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Townsville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Brisbane Airport to Townsville Airport.

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There are seven+ 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: 9 h 46 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 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. Alternatively, you can take the train to International Airport, platform 2, take the walk to Brisbane airport, fly to Cairns, take the walk to Cairns Airport, take the shuttle to Cairns, take the walk to Cairns, take the bus to Cardwell, take the walk to Carwell, then take the ferry to Hinchinbrook Island.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Townsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Townsville via Mackay
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
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 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay via Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay via Townsville
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Townsville
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 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 Townsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
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 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Brisbane to Mackay via Townsville
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $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 Townsville to Cardwell
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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Queensland Rail Travel
Train from Proserpine to Cardwell
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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Queensland Rail Travel
Train from Mackay to Cardwell
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
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Queensland Rail Travel
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Cardwell
Ave. Duration
20 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Book at
Queensland Rail Travel
A-Choice
$262
B-Quick
$145
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
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 Cairns to Cardwell
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$14 - $21
Flexifare
$23 - $35
Bus from Brisbane to Cardwell
Ave. Duration
25 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$130 - $190
Flexifare
$160 - $220
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Cardwell Brasenose Street
Ave. Duration
26 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $210
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
$160 - $220
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
$79
Schedules at
absolutenorthcharters.com.au
Book at
absolutenorthcharters.com.au

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