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There are 8 ways to get from Canberra to Hayman Island by plane, bus or train

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Fly Canberra to Hamilton Island

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Hamilton Island (HTI)

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Bus to Sydney, fly to Hamilton Island

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney Airport
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Hamilton Island (HTI)

Fly Canberra to Proserpine

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Proserpine (PPP)

Bus to Sydney, fly to Proserpine

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney Airport
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Proserpine (PPP)

Fly Canberra to Mackay, bus

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Mackay (MKY)
  2. Take the bus from Mackay to Airlie Beach

Train, travel

  1. Take the train from Canberra Station to Central Station
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane
  3. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Proserpine
  4. Travel from Proserpine to Hayman Island

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach

Bus via Aspley

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane
  3. Take the bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Airlie Beach
Canberra → Hayman Island
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hayman Island is 1800 020 080.

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The social distance requirement in Hayman Island is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Canberra to Hayman Island is to bus and fly which costs $150 - $350 and takes 8h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Canberra to Hayman Island is to fly which costs $190 - $650 and takes 6h 19m.

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It is approximately 1694 km to get from Canberra to Hayman Island.

The best way to get from Canberra to Hayman Island without a car is to train and travel which takes 35h 58m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 19m to get from Canberra to Hayman Island, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Canberra to Hayman Island is to fly which takes 6h 19m and costs $190 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $280 - $700 and takes 43h 9m.

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There is no direct flight from Canberra Airport to Hamilton Island Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 15m and has one stopover.

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Hayman Island is 1h behind Canberra. It is currently 10:00 AM in Canberra and 9:00 AM in Hayman Island.

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

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There are two+ hotels available in Hayman Island. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Canberra to Hayman Island.
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  • Distance: 1694 km
  • Duration: 6h 19m

What companies run services between Canberra, ACT, Australia and Hayman Island, QLD, Australia?

Qantas, Virgin Australia and two other airlines fly from Canberra to Hayman Island hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canberra to Hayman Island via Sydney, Brisbane, King George Square, 1E, Roma Street busway, platform 1, Brisbane, and Airlie Beach in around 43h 9m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Canberra to Hamilton Island via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Canberra to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Flights from Canberra to Hamilton Island via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Canberra to Hamilton Island via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Flights from Canberra to Hamilton Island via Melbourne, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Canberra to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from Canberra to Proserpine via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Canberra to Proserpine via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Canberra to Proserpine via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from Canberra to Proserpine via Melbourne, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $420
Flights from Canberra to Mackay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Canberra to Mackay via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Canberra to Mackay via Melbourne, Townsville
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Canberra to Mackay via Melbourne, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Canberra to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Canberra to Hamilton Island via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Canberra to Hamilton Island via Melbourne, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Flights from Canberra to Hamilton Island via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Canberra to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Canberra to Proserpine via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Canberra to Proserpine via Melbourne, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $400
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $400
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $330
Flights from Canberra to Mackay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Canberra to Mackay via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Flights from Canberra to Mackay via Melbourne, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Canberra to Hamilton Island via Sydney
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Canberra to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Train operators
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Canberra Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$35 - $55
First Class
$50 - $80
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$95 - $140
First Class
$130 - $200
Queensland Rail Travel
Bus operators
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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney Airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$40 - $65
Advantage
$45 - $70
Premium
$50 - $80
Bus from Mackay to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$26 - $40
Advantage
$29 - $45
Premium
$30 - $50
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$140 - $210
Advantage
$170 - $250
Premium
$180 - $270
Bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $350
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$180 - $270
Advantage
$220 - $320
Premium
$230 - $350
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61244235233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Mackay to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Website
Premier Motor Service

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The best way to get from Canberra to Canberra Airport is to line 3 bus which takes 24 min and costs $2 - $5.

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