There are 4 ways to get from Brisbane to Whitsunday Island by plane, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Hamilton Island  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Hamilton Island (HTI) BNE - HTI

$100 - $375

3 alternative options

Fly to Proserpine, travel  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Proserpine (PPP) BNE - PPP
  2. Travel from Proserpine to Whitsunday Island

Train, travel  •  15 h

  1. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Proserpine Spirit of Queensland
  2. Travel from Proserpine to Whitsunday Island

Bus  •  19 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach Gx443 / ...

$102 - $168

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Whitsunday Island is to bus which costs $130 - $230 and takes 19 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Whitsunday Island is to fly which takes 3 h 23 min and costs $130 - $550.

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The distance between Brisbane and Whitsunday Island is 901 km.

It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Brisbane to Whitsunday Island, including transfers.

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

Virgin Australia and Qantas fly from Brisbane to Whitsunday Island twice daily. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Brisbane to Whitsunday Island twice daily. Tickets cost $100 - $170 and the journey takes 18 h 30 min.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
14 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
A-Choice
$209
B-Quick
$115
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$100 - $150
Flexifare
$120 - $170

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