There are 7 ways to get from Proserpine to Fraser Island by train, plane, car ferry, bus or car

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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Train to Mackay, fly to Hervey Bay, car ferry  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Proserpine to Mackay
  2. Fly from Mackay (MKY) to Hervey Bay (HVB) MKY - HVB
  3. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$261 - $503

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Drive, car ferry  •  16 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Proserpine to River Heads
  2. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$118 - $154

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Fly Proserpine to Hervey Bay, car ferry  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Proserpine (PPP) to Hervey Bay (HVB) PPP - HVB
  2. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$310 - $628

Fly Proserpine to Brisbane, train, car ferry  •  12 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Proserpine (PPP) to Brisbane (BNE) PPP - BNE
  2. Take the train from Eagle Junction, platform 4 to Caboolture, platform 1
  3. Take the train from Caboolture to Maryborough West
  4. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$170 - $339

Train, car ferry  •  15 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Proserpine to Maryborough West Spirit of Queensland
  2. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$144 - $186

Bus Premier Motor Service, car ferry  •  16 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Proserpine to Hervey Bay
  2. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$130 - $159

Bus Greyhound Australia, car ferry  •  18 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Proserpine to Hervey Bay - Torquay Gx410
  2. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$118 - $225

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Proserpine to Fraser Island is to drive and car ferry which costs $160 - $220 and takes 16 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Proserpine to Fraser Island is to fly and car ferry which costs $420 - $900 and takes 8 h 46 min.

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The distance between Proserpine and Fraser Island is 712 km.

It takes approximately 10 h 43 min to get from Proserpine to Fraser Island, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Mackay Airport to Hervey Bay Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Mackay Airport to Hervey Bay Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Proserpine to Proserpine Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs $35 - $50.

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Map of how to get from Proserpine to Fraser Island.
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  • Distance: 444.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 43 min

What companies run services between Proserpine, QLD, Australia and Fraser Island, QLD, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Proserpine to Fraser Island. However, you can take the train to Mackay, take the taxi to Mackay airport, fly to Hervey Bay, take the drive to River Heads, take the car ferry to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, then take the drive to Fraser Island. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Proserpine airport, fly to Hervey Bay, take the drive to River Heads, take the car ferry to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, then take the drive to Fraser Island.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Mackay to Hervey Bay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Mackay to Hervey Bay via Townsville, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Proserpine to Hervey Bay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Proserpine to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Proserpine to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Proserpine to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Proserpine to Mackay
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Caboolture to Maryborough West
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Proserpine to Maryborough West
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Eagle Junction, platform 4 to Caboolture, platform 1
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Proserpine to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
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 and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Proserpine to Hervey Bay - Torquay
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $180
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130
Ferry operators
Fraser Island Ferry
Website
fraserislandferry.com.au
Car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
fraserislandferry.com.au

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