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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  •  8h 38m

  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

$249 - $736

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus Greyhound Australia, car ferry  •  20h 42m

  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

$146 - $210

2 alternative options

Ferry, train, car ferry  •  19h 29m

  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

$174 - $225

Ferry, bus Premier Motor Service, car ferry  •  20h 31m

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

$161 - $197

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hamilton Island to Fraser Island is to ferry and bus and car ferry which costs $200 - $300 and takes 20h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Hamilton Island to Fraser Island is to fly and car ferry which costs $350 - $1,100 and takes 8h 38m.

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

It takes approximately 8h 38m 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 4h 25m 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 six+ 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: 8h 38m

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, Shute Harbour, Blair Street at Main St, Proserpine, Maryborough West, River Heads, and Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island in around 19h 29m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Hamilton Island to Hervey Bay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Hamilton Island to Hervey Bay via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
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
10h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Book at
Queensland Rail Travel
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Airlie Beach to Howard
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
Premier Motor Service
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
12h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130
Ferry operators
Fraser Island Ferry
Phone
+61 7 4194 9300
Email
marketing@kingfisherbay.com
Website
fraserislandferry.com.au
Car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25
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
35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com
Ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Port of Airlie
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com

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