There are 6 ways to get from Byron Bay to Fraser Island by bus, train, car ferry, car or plane

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

Bus, train, carferry  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop 175
  2. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Maryborough West
  3. Take the carferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$87 - $140

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound Australia, carferry  •  13 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop 175
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Hervey Bay - Pialba
  3. Take the carferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$78 - $206

4 alternative options

Bus, train, carferry via Varsity Lakes station  •  13 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Gold Coast Airport
  2. Take the train from Varsity Lakes, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6
  3. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Maryborough West
  4. Take the carferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$107 - $143

Bus Premier Motor Service, carferry  •  15 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop 175
  2. Take the bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Hervey Bay
  3. Take the carferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$98 - $148

Drive, carferry  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Byron Bay to River Heads
  2. Take the carferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$81 - $102

Bus, fly, carferry  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Hervey Bay (HVB) BNE - HVB
  3. Take the carferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$154 - $410

Questions & Answers

The distance between Byron Bay and Fraser Island is 382 km.

It takes approximately 12 h 23 min to get from Byron Bay to Fraser Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Hervey Bay Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Qantas offers flights from Brisbane Airport to Hervey Bay Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Byron Bay to Fraser Island.
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  • Distance: 238.9 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 23 min

What companies run services between Byron Bay, NSW, Australia and Fraser Island, QLD, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Byron Bay to Fraser Island. However, you can take the bus to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop, take the walk to Brisbane Roma Street, take the train to Maryborough West, take the drive to River Heads, take the carferry to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, then take the drive to Fraser Island. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Byron Bay to Fraser Island via Gold Coast Airport, Varsity Lakes station, Varsity Lakes, platform 2, Roma Street, platform 6, Brisbane Roma Street, Maryborough West, River Heads, and Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island in around 13 h 36 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Maryborough West
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
Queensland Rail Travel
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Varsity Lakes, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Gold Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $28
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 Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$13 - $20
Flexifare
$21 - $30
Bus from Brisbane to Hervey Bay - Pialba
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $120
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$23 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $50
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Ferry operators
Fraser Island Ferry
Phone
+61 7 4194 9300
Email
marketing@kingfisherbay.com
Website
fraserislandferry.com.au
Car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
fraserislandferry.com.au

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