There are 4 ways to get from Bundaberg to Hamilton Island by plane, bus, ferry or train

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Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 9 min

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

$252 - $412

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

$95 - $150

2 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  12 h 58 min

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

$130 - $194

Bus Greyhound Australia, ferry  •  14 h 15 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 Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island Marina

$105 - $204

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The cheapest way to get from Bundaberg to Hamilton Island is to bus and ferry which costs $130 - $210 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 $340 - $600 and takes 5 h 9 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 $130 - $210.

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 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 15 min and has one stopover.

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

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There are 68+ 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 9 min

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

Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar fly from Bundaberg to Hamilton Island 5 times a day.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Bundaberg to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Bundaberg to Hamilton Island via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $410
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Bundaberg to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
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
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
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
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
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
$10 - $24
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$10 - $14
Flexifare
$17 - $24
Bus from Agnes Water to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $85
Flexifare
$70 - $110
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
$30 - $40
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com
Ferry from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island Marina
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com

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