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There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Hayman Island by plane, bus, train or night train

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 to Hamilton Island

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Hamilton Island (HTI)

5 alternative options

Fly to Proserpine, travel

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Proserpine (PPP)
  2. Travel from Palm Bay to Hayman Island

Fly to Mackay, bus

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Mackay (MKY)
  2. Take the bus from Mackay to Airlie Beach

Train, travel

  1. Take the train from Broadmeadows Station, Platform 3 to Central Station
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane
  3. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Proserpine
  4. Travel from Proserpine to Hayman Island

Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Broadmeadows Station, Platform 3 to Central Station
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane
  3. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Proserpine

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Hayman Island is to fly which costs $180 - $800 and takes 3h 35m.

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The fastest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Hayman Island is to fly which takes 3h 35m and costs $180 - $800.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Hayman Island is 1998 km.

The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Hayman Island without a car is to train and travel which takes 43h 57m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 35m to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Hayman Island, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Hayman Island is to fly which takes 3h 35m and costs $180 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $310 - $900 and takes 2 days 3h.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Hamilton Island Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 55m.

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Hayman Island is 1h behind Melbourne Airport (MEL). It is currently 7:53 PM in Melbourne Airport (MEL) and 6:53 PM in Hayman Island.

Jetstar, Qantas and Virgin Australia offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Hamilton Island Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Hayman Island. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Hayman Island.
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  • Distance: 1997.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 35m

What companies run services between Melbourne Airport (MEL), Australia and Hayman Island, QLD, Australia?

Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia fly from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Hayman Island every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Hayman Island via Skybus Coach Terminal/Southern Cross, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, King George Square, 1E, Roma Street busway, platform 1, Brisbane, and Airlie Beach in around 2 days 3h.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Melbourne to Hamilton Island via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Melbourne to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Melbourne to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Melbourne to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Melbourne to Mackay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Mackay via Townsville
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Mackay via Brisbane, Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Mackay via Newcastle, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Mackay via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $650
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Melbourne to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Melbourne to Hamilton Island via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Melbourne to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Mackay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Hamilton Island via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Melbourne to Proserpine via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Melbourne to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Melbourne to Mackay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Train operators
NSW TrainLink XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Broadmeadows Station, Platform 3 to Central Station
Ave. Duration
10h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
XPT
Economy
$75 - $100
First
$100 - $140
Sleeper
$210 - $240
NSW TrainLink
Phone
13 22 32
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$95 - $140
First Class
$130 - $200
Queensland Rail Travel
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
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$26 - $40
Advantage
$29 - $45
Premium
$30 - $50
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$130 - $200
Advantage
$150 - $230
Premium
$170 - $250
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$140 - $210
Advantage
$170 - $250
Premium
$180 - $270
Bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$170 - $330
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$170 - $250
Advantage
$210 - $300
Premium
$220 - $330
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233 (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
Bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $210
Website
Premier Motor Service
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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