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

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 to Brisbane, fly  •  5 h 45 min

  1. BNE - HTI

$114 - $420

3 alternative options

Fly from Ballina  •  7 h 30 min

  1. BNK - HTI

$267 - $507

Bus, train, ferry  •  21 h

  1. 175

$171 - $337

Bus, ferry  •  23 h 40 min

  1. 175

$159 - $284

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 twice daily.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Ballina to Hamilton Island via Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
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, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Ballina to Hamilton Island via Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $500
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 - $220
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
A-Choice
$214
B-Quick
$118
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
$35 - $45
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
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
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
Ferry operators
Cruise Whitsundays

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Questions & Answers

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

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.

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

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