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There are 2 ways to get from Mackay to Hayman Island by train or bus

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Train, travel

  1. Take the train from Mackay to Proserpine
  2. Travel from Proserpine to Hayman Island

Bus, travel

  1. Take the bus from Mackay to Airlie Beach
  2. Travel from Airlie Beach to Hayman Island

Questions & Answers

It is approximately 126 km to get from Mackay to Hayman Island.

The best way to get from Mackay to Hayman Island without a car is to train and travel which takes 2h 28m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 28m to get from Mackay to Hayman Island, including transfers.

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There are two+ hotels available in Hayman Island. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Mackay to Hayman Island.
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  • Distance: 126 km
  • Duration: 2h 28m

What companies run services between Mackay, QLD, Australia and Hayman Island, QLD, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Mackay to Hayman Island. However, you can take the train to Proserpine then take the travel to Hayman Island. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Airlie Beach then take the travel to Hayman Island.

Train operators
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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Mackay to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $50
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$26 - $40
Advantage
$29 - $45
Premium
$30 - $50
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61244235233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Mackay to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Premier Motor Service

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