There are 4 ways to get from Hamilton Island to Brisbane by plane, ferry, 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  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Hamilton Island (HTI) to Brisbane (BNE) HTI - BNE

$101 - $368

3 alternative options

Ferry, train  •  18 h 16 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Shute Harbour
  2. Take the train from Proserpine to Brisbane Roma Street Spirit of Queensland

$146 - $253

Ferry, bus  •  21 h 24 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Shute Harbour
  2. Take the bus from Airlie Beach to Brisbane Gx410 / ...

$135 - $262

Ferry, bus via Brisbane Domestic Airport  •  24 h 24 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Port of Airlie
  2. Take the bus from Airlie Beach to Brisbane Domestic Airport GX447

$164 - $271

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The distance between Hamilton Island and Brisbane is 893 km.

The best way to get from Hamilton Island to Brisbane without a car is to ferry and train which takes 18 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Hamilton Island to Brisbane, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Hamilton Island Airport to Brisbane Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Qantas and Virgin Australia offer flights from Hamilton Island Airport to Brisbane Airport.

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There are 610+ hotels available in Brisbane. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hamilton Island to Brisbane.
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  • Distance: 557.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

What companies run services between Hamilton Island, QLD, Australia and Brisbane, QLD, Australia?

Virgin Australia and Qantas fly from Hamilton Island to Brisbane twice daily.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Hamilton Island to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Hamilton Island to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Proserpine to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
14 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $210
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Queensland Rail Travel
A-Choice
$203
B-Quick
$112
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 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 Airlie Beach to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$100 - $150
Flexifare
$120 - $170
Bus from Airlie Beach to Brisbane Domestic Airport
Ave. Duration
21 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$110 - $160
Flexifare
$130 - $190
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Airlie Beach to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
18 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Ferry operators
Cruise Whitsundays
Phone
+61 07 4846 7000
Email
reservations@cruisewhitsundays.com
Website
cruisewhitsundays.com
Ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Shute Harbour
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com
Ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Port of Airlie
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com

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