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There are 7 ways to get from Epping to Hayman Island by plane, train or bus

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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Fly Sydney to Hamilton Island

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Hamilton Island (HTI)

6 alternative options

Train to Sydney, fly to Proserpine, travel

  1. Take the train from Epping Station to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Proserpine (PPP)
  3. Travel from Port of Airlie to Hayman Island

Train to Newcastle, fly to Hamilton Island

  1. Take the train from Epping Station to Hamilton Station
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Hamilton Island (HTI)

Fly Sydney to Townsville, travel

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Townsville (TSV)
  2. Travel from Townsville to Hayman Island

Fly Sydney to Mackay, bus

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Mackay (MKY)
  2. Take the bus from Mackay to Airlie Beach

Train, travel

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

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Hornsby to Brisbane
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach

Sydney (SYD) to Hamilton Island (HTI) flights

The flight time between Sydney (SYD) and Hamilton Island (HTI) is around 2h 26m and covers a distance of around 1526 km. The fastest flight normally takes 2h 20m. Services are operated by Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas. Typically 17 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Flight route information

Average flight journey time:
2h 26m
Fastest flight journey time:
2h 20m
Flight distance:
1526 km
Flights per week:
17
Cheapest price:
$179
Carbon emissions:
505 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
09:20
Last flight departs at:
12:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sydney (SYD) to Hamilton Island (HTI) flight schedules

Epping → Hayman Island
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Rules to follow in Australia

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Regional advice

Travel within Australia

Regional restriction measures in place
Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

COVID-19 help in Australia

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1800 020 080

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Australia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hayman Island is 1800 020 080.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hayman Island is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Hayman Island is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800 020 080.

Last updated: 15 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Department of Home Affairs.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Epping to Hayman Island is to fly which costs $130 - $390 and takes 4h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Epping to Hayman Island is to fly which costs $130 - $390 and takes 4h 38m.

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The distance between Epping and Hayman Island is 1541 km.

The best way to get from Epping to Hayman Island without a car is to train and travel which takes 31h 29m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 38m to get from Epping to Hayman Island, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Epping to Hayman Island is to fly which takes 4h 38m and costs $130 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $180 - $480 and takes 39h 6m.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Hamilton Island Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Hayman Island is 1h behind Epping. It is currently 12:54 AM in Epping and 11:54 PM in Hayman Island.

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

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There are two+ hotels available in Hayman Island. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Epping to Hayman Island.
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  • Distance: 1541.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 38m

What companies run services between Epping, NSW, Australia and Hayman Island, QLD, Australia?

Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas fly from Epping to Hayman Island twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Epping to Hayman Island via Hornsby Station, Hornsby, Brisbane, and Airlie Beach in around 39h 6m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Newcastle to Hamilton Island via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Sydney to Townsville
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $410
Flights from Sydney to Townsville via Cairns
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $410
Flights from Sydney to Townsville via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $410
Flights from Sydney to Mackay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Sydney to Mackay via Brisbane, Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Sydney to Mackay via Townsville
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Flights from Sydney to Mackay via Cairns, Townsville
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Sydney to Mackay via Coffs Harbour, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Newcastle to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Newcastle to Hamilton Island via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Townsville
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Sydney to Mackay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Mackay via Launceston, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $410
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Newcastle to Hamilton Island via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Flights from Sydney to Townsville
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $400
Train operators
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Epping Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$4 - $6
Opal single trip ticket
$5 - $8
Train from Epping Station to Hamilton Station
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$8 - $11
Opal single trip ticket
$10 - $14
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Hornsby Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
13h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$90 - $140
First Class
$130 - $190
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 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 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 Hornsby to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
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

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