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.

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Fly, car ferry  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Hamilton Island (HTI) to Hervey Bay (HVB) HTI - HVB
  2. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$260 - $747

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Ferry, bus Greyhound Australia, car ferry  •  20 h 30 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Shute Harbour
  2. Take the bus from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay - Pialba
  3. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$148 - $217

2 alternative options

Ferry, train, car ferry  •  19 h 29 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Shute Harbour
  2. Take the train from Proserpine to Maryborough West
  3. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$176 - $232

Ferry, bus Premier Motor Service, car ferry  •  20 h 45 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Port of Airlie
  2. Take the bus from Proserpine to Hervey Bay
  3. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$174 - $237

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hamilton Island to Fraser Island is to ferry and bus and car ferry which costs $200 - $310 and takes 20 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamilton Island to Fraser Island is to fly and car ferry which costs $360 - $1,100 and takes 8 h 23 min.

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

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

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There is no direct flight from Hamilton Island Airport to Hervey Bay Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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

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There are five+ hotels available in Fraser Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hamilton Island to Fraser Island.
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  • Distance: 432.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 23 min

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, Blair Street at Main St, 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 8 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
$95 - $140
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
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 Hervey Bay - Pialba
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Proserpine to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
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
$36
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
$30 - $40
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com
Ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Port of Airlie
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com

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