There are 4 ways to get from Hervey Bay to Hamilton Island by plane, bus, ferry or train

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  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Hervey Bay (HVB) to Hamilton Island (HTI) HVB - HTI

$228 - $771

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound Australia, ferry  •  14 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Airlie Beach Gx443 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Shute Harbour to Hamilton Island Marina

$109 - $169

2 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  14 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Maryborough West to Proserpine Spirit of Queensland
  2. Take the ferry from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island Marina

$216 - $307

Bus Premier Motor Service, ferry  •  15 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Howard to Airlie Beach
  2. Take the ferry from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island Marina

$132 - $199

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hervey Bay to Hamilton Island is to bus and ferry which costs $150 - $240 and takes 14 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hervey Bay to Hamilton Island is to fly which costs $310 - $1,100 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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The distance between Hervey Bay and Hamilton Island is 680 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Hervey Bay to Hamilton Island, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Hervey Bay Airport to Hamilton Island Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Hervey Bay to Hamilton Island.
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  • Distance: 424.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

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

Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar fly from Hervey Bay to Hamilton Island 4 times a day.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Hervey Bay to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Hervey Bay to Hamilton Island via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $490
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Hervey Bay to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Maryborough West to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
10 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice 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 Howard to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Ferry operators
Cruise Whitsundays
Phone
+61 07 4846 7000
Email
reservations@cruisewhitsundays.com
Website
cruisewhitsundays.com
Ferry from Shute Harbour to Hamilton Island Marina
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com
Ferry from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island Marina
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com

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