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There are 5 ways to get from Bundaberg to Hamilton Island by plane, bus and ferry, bus, ferry or train

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 to Hamilton Island  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Bundaberg (BDB) to Hamilton Island (HTI) BDB - HTI

$212 - $652

Cheapest option

Bus Premier Motor Service, ferry  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach Gx402
  2. Take the ferry from Shute Harbour to Hamilton Island Marina

$103 - $152

3 alternative options

Fly to Proserpine, bus and ferry  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Bundaberg (BDB) to Proserpine (PPP) BDB - PPP
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Proserpine Airport to Hamilton Island Marina

$161 - $411

Train, ferry  •  12 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Bundaberg to Proserpine Spirit of Queensland
  2. Take the ferry from Port of Airlie to Hamilton Island Marina

$129 - $192

Bus Greyhound Australia, ferry  •  14 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Bundaberg to Agnes Water
  2. Take the bus from Agnes Water to Airlie Beach
  3. Take the ferry from Port of Airlie to Hamilton Island Marina

$105 - $244

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The cheapest way to get from Bundaberg to Hamilton Island is to bus and ferry which costs $140 - $220 and takes 12 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bundaberg to Hamilton Island is to fly which costs $290 - $950 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The distance between Bundaberg and Hamilton Island is 611 km.

The best way to get from Bundaberg to Hamilton Island without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 12 h 24 min and costs $140 - $220.

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Bundaberg to Hamilton Island, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Bundaberg Airport to Hamilton Island Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Bundaberg Airport to Hamilton Island Airport.

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There are 96+ hotels available in Hamilton Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bundaberg to Bundaberg Airport is to line 4 bus which takes 5 min and costs $2 - $3.

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Map of how to get from Bundaberg to Hamilton Island.
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  • Distance: 381.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

What companies run services between Bundaberg, QLD, Australia and Hamilton Island, QLD, Australia?

Qantas and Virgin Australia fly from Bundaberg to Hamilton Island 4 times a day.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Bundaberg to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Bundaberg to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Bundaberg to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Bundaberg to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Bundaberg to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Bundaberg to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
9 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Book at
Queensland Rail Travel
Bus operators
Cruise Whitsundays
Phone
+61 07 4846 7000
Email
reservations@cruisewhitsundays.com
Website
cruisewhitsundays.com
Bus and ferry from Proserpine Airport to Hamilton Island Marina
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Bundaberg to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Schedules at
premierms.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 Bundaberg to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$60 - $90
Flexifare
$75 - $110
Bus from Bundaberg to Agnes Water
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $14
Flexifare
$17 - $24
Bus from Agnes Water to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $85
Flexifare
$70 - $100
Ferry operators
Cruise Whitsundays
Phone
+61 07 4846 7000
Email
reservations@cruisewhitsundays.com
Website
cruisewhitsundays.com
Ferry from Shute Harbour to Hamilton Island Marina
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $44
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com
Ferry from Port of Airlie to Hamilton Island Marina
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com

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