There are 6 ways to get from Byron Bay to Hamilton Island by bus, plane, 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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Bus to Brisbane, fly to Hamilton Island  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Hamilton Island (HTI) BNE - HTI

$113 - $417

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Fly Ballina to Hamilton Island  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Ballina (BNK) to Hamilton Island (HTI) BNK - HTI

$267 - $507

Bus to Brisbane, fly to Proserpine, ferry  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Proserpine (PPP) BNE - PPP
  3. Take the ferry from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island Marina

$148 - $355

Bus, train, ferry  •  20 h 47 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 Proserpine
  3. Take the ferry from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island Marina

$165 - $325

Bus Greyhound Australia, ferry  •  23 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop 175
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach
  3. Take the ferry from Shute Harbour to Hamilton Island Marina

$144 - $259

Bus Premier Motor Service, ferry  •  25 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Gold Coast Airport
  2. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
  3. Take the bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Airlie Beach
  4. Take the ferry from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island Marina

$212 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Byron Bay to Hamilton Island is to bus and fly which costs $150 - $600 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Byron Bay to Hamilton Island is to bus and fly which costs $150 - $600 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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The distance between Byron Bay and Hamilton Island is 1036 km.

The best way to get from Byron Bay to Hamilton Island without a car is to bus and train and ferry which takes 20 h 47 min and costs $220 - $450.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Byron Bay to Hamilton Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Hamilton Island Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Brisbane 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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Map of how to get from Byron Bay to Hamilton Island.
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  • Distance: 647.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

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

Jetstar, Regional Express and two other airlines fly from Byron Bay to Hamilton Island 4 times a day.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Ballina to Hamilton Island via Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
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 Ballina to Hamilton Island via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Ballina to Hamilton Island via Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $500
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
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
$206
B-Quick
$114
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
$23 - $29
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
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
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$13 - $20
Flexifare
$22 - $30
Bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $170
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$95 - $140
Flexifare
$120 - $170
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
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Ferry operators
Cruise Whitsundays
Phone
+61 07 4846 7000
Email
reservations@cruisewhitsundays.com
Website
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
Ferry from Shute Harbour to Hamilton Island Marina
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com

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