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There are 3 ways to get from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Hamilton Island by bus, ferry or taxi

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Line 1 bus, ferry  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Mill St at Proserpine to Shute Harbour 1
  2. Take the ferry from Shute Harbour to Hamilton Island Marina

$64 - $75

2 alternative options

Line 1 bus, ferry via Shute Harbour Rd at Hermitage Drive  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Mill St at Proserpine to Shute Harbour Rd at Hermitage Drive 1
  2. Take the ferry from Port of Airlie to Hamilton Island Marina

$70 - $96

Taxi, ferry  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Shute Harbour
  2. Take the ferry from Shute Harbour to Hamilton Island Marina

$124 - $145

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Hamilton Island is to line 1 bus and ferry which costs $90 - $110 and takes 2 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Hamilton Island is to taxi and ferry which costs $170 - $210 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The distance between Proserpine Airport (PPP) and Hamilton Island is 45 km.

The best way to get from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Hamilton Island without a car is to line 1 bus and ferry which takes 2 h 39 min and costs $90 - $110.

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Hamilton Island, including transfers.

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There are 92+ hotels available in Hamilton Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Hamilton Island.
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  • Distance: 28 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 min

What companies run services between Proserpine Airport (PPP), Australia and Hamilton Island, QLD, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Hamilton Island. However, you can take the taxi to Mill St at Proserpine, take the line 1 bus to Shute Harbour, then take the ferry to Hamilton Island Marina. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Hamilton Island via Mill St at Proserpine, Shute Harbour Rd at Hermitage Drive, and Port of Airlie in around 2 h 45 min.

Bus operators
Whitsunday Transit
Website
whitsundaytransit.com.au
Bus from Mill St at Proserpine to Shute Harbour
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
whitsundaytransit.com.au
Bus from Mill St at Proserpine to Shute Harbour Rd at Hermitage Drive
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
whitsundaytransit.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
$34 - $39
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com
Ferry from Port of Airlie to Hamilton Island Marina
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com
Other operators
Taxi from Proserpine Airport (PPP) to Shute Harbour
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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