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There are 5 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Fraser Island by plane, car ferry or train

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Fly Reagan Washington to Hervey Bay, car ferry  •  29h 46m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Hervey Bay (HVB) DCA - HVB
  2. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Fraser Island Kingfisher Bay

$563 - $1,509

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Fly Reagan Washington to Brisbane, train, car ferry  •  32h 7m

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

$779 - $2,043

Fly Reagan Washington to Bundaberg, train, car ferry  •  34h 45m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Bundaberg (BDB) DCA - BDB
  2. Take the train from Bundaberg to Maryborough West
  3. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Fraser Island Kingfisher Bay

$935 - $1,679

Fly Washington Dulles to Hervey Bay, car ferry  •  33h 52m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Hervey Bay (HVB) IAD - HVB
  2. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Fraser Island Kingfisher Bay

$754 - $1,859

Train to Baltimore, fly to Hervey Bay, car ferry  •  32h 50m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Hervey Bay (HVB) BWI - HVB
  3. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Fraser Island Kingfisher Bay

$774 - $1,832

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The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Fraser Island is to fly and car ferry which costs $440 - $1,200 and takes 29h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Fraser Island is to fly and car ferry which costs $440 - $1,200 and takes 29h 46m.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Fraser Island is 15114 km.

It takes approximately 29h 46m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Fraser Island, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Hervey Bay Airport. The quickest flight takes 24h 40m and has two stopovers.

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Fraser Island is 14h ahead of Reagan Washington Airport (DCA). It is currently 8:00 PM in Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and 10:00 AM in Fraser Island.

Delta, Jetstar, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and three other airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Hervey Bay Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Fraser Island.
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  • Distance: 15113.6 km
  • Duration: 29h 46m

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Fraser Island, QLD, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Fraser Island. However, you can fly to Hervey Bay, take the drive to River Heads, take the car ferry to Fraser Island Kingfisher Bay, then take the drive to Fraser Island. Alternatively, you can fly to Brisbane, take the walk to International Airport station, platform 1, take the train to Eagle Junction station, platform 4, take the train to Caboolture, take the train to Maryborough West, take the drive to River Heads, take the car ferry to Fraser Island Kingfisher Bay, then take the drive to Fraser Island.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hervey Bay via Los Angeles, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hervey Bay via Los Angeles, Sydney
Ave. Duration
29h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hervey Bay via Los Angeles, Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hervey Bay via San Francisco, Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hervey Bay via San Francisco, Sydney
Ave. Duration
29h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hervey Bay via Los Angeles, Nadi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Brisbane via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
22h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Brisbane via San Francisco, Sydney
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $5,500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Brisbane via Los Angeles, Sydney
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Brisbane via Los Angeles, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
25h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,500 - $5,500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Brisbane via Los Angeles, Nadi
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $2,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Bundaberg via Los Angeles, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $3,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Bundaberg via Los Angeles, Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
27h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Bundaberg via San Francisco, Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
28h 45m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Bundaberg via Los Angeles, Nadi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
28h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hervey Bay via Los Angeles, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hervey Bay via Los Angeles, Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
29h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hervey Bay via Los Angeles, Sydney
Ave. Duration
29h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hervey Bay via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
30h 13m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hervey Bay via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Sydney
Ave. Duration
30h 48m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,000
Flights from Baltimore to Hervey Bay via Los Angeles, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,600
Flights from Baltimore to Hervey Bay via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
30h 23m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,900
Flights from Baltimore to Hervey Bay via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Sydney
Ave. Duration
30h 58m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,900
Flights from Baltimore to Hervey Bay via Los Angeles, Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,900
Flights from Baltimore to Hervey Bay via Houston, Sydney
Ave. Duration
31h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Hervey Bay via Nashville, Los Angeles, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
28h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,600
Flights from Baltimore to Hervey Bay via Los Angeles, Sydney
Ave. Duration
28h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,900
Flights from Baltimore to Hervey Bay via Chicago Midway, Los Angeles, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
28h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,600
Flights from Baltimore to Hervey Bay via St. Louis, Los Angeles, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
28h 20m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,600
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Brisbane via San Francisco, Auckland
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Brisbane via Chicago O'Hare, Auckland
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $6,500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Bundaberg via Chicago O'Hare, Auckland, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
28h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Bundaberg via Houston, Auckland, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
29h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hervey Bay via San Francisco, Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
29h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hervey Bay via Houston, Auckland, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
28h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $4,600
Flights from Baltimore to Hervey Bay via Houston, Auckland, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
30h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $4,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Brisbane via San Francisco, Auckland
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Brisbane via Chicago O'Hare, Auckland
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $6,500
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Brisbane via Montreal, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $2,500
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Baltimore to Hervey Bay via Houston, Sydney
Ave. Duration
31h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Eagle Junction station, platform 4 to Caboolture station, platform 1
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300131722 (+61736066630 for international calls)
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Caboolture to Maryborough West
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
Queensland Rail Travel
Economy-B-Quick fare
$30 - $45
Economy-A-Choice Fare
$30 - $50
Train from Bundaberg to Maryborough West
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Book at
Queensland Rail Travel
Economy-B-Quick fare
$18 - $26
Economy-A-Choice Fare
$15 - $22
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $80
Business Class Seat
$70 - $130
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $50
Ferry operators
Fraser Island Ferry
Phone
+61 7 4194 9300
Email
marketing@kingfisherbay.com
Website
fraserislandferry.com.au
Car ferry from River Heads to Fraser Island Kingfisher Bay
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
fraserislandferry.com.au

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