There are 3 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

$229 - $772

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  14 h 5 min

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

$123 - $206

1 alternative option

Train, ferry  •  14 h 46 min

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

$232 - $329

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, Tuesday, Thursday 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
$100 - $150
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
$75 - $140
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$95 - $140
Ferry operators
Cruise Whitsundays

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Hervey Bay to Hamilton Island?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Hervey Bay to Hamilton Island?

The cheapest way to get from Hervey Bay to Hamilton Island is to bus and ferry which costs $150 - $270 and takes 14 h 5 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Hervey Bay to Hamilton Island?

The quickest way to get from Hervey Bay to Hamilton Island is to fly which takes 4 h 4 min and costs $290 - $1,000.

How long does it take to get from Hervey Bay to Hamilton Island?

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