There are 4 ways to get from Hamilton Island to Fraser Island by plane, car ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Fly, car ferry  •  8 h 23 min

  1. HTI - HVB

$262 - $749

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus, car ferry  •  20 h

$165 - $257

2 alternative options

Ferry, train, car ferry  •  19 h 29 min

$184 - $246

Ferry, bus, car ferry via Hervey Bay - Torquay  •  20 h 43 min

$169 - $307

Questions & Answers

The distance between Hamilton Island and Fraser Island is 691 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hamilton Island to Fraser Island is to ferry and bus and car ferry which costs $210 - $340 and takes 20 h.

The quickest way to get from Hamilton Island to Fraser Island is to fly and car ferry which takes 8 h 23 min and costs $340 - $1,000.

It takes approximately 8 h 23 min to get from Hamilton Island to Fraser Island, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Hamilton Island to Fraser Island. However, you can fly to Hervey Bay, take the drive to River Heads, take the car ferry to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, then take the drive to Fraser Island. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Hamilton Island to Fraser Island via Shute Harbour, Proserpine, Proserpine, Maryborough West, River Heads, and Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island in around 19 h 29 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Hamilton Island to Hervey Bay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Hamilton Island to Hervey Bay via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Hamilton Island to Hervey Bay via Cairns, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Proserpine to Maryborough West
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay - Pialba
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$95 - $140
Bus from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay - Torquay
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$80 - $120
Flexifare
$100 - $140
Ferry operators
Fraser Island Ferry
Website
fraserislandferry.com.au
Car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
fraserislandferry.com.au
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
$35 - $45
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com
Ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Port of Airlie
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com

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