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There are 9 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Bamaga by plane, ferry, car, train or bus

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Fly to Bamaga

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Bamaga (ABM)

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Fly to Weipa, drive

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Weipa (WEI)
  2. Drive from Weipa to Bamaga

Fly to Horn Island, ferry

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Horn Island (HID)
  2. Take the ferry from Horn Island to Thursday Island
  3. Take the ferry from Thursday Island to Seisia

Fly to Iron Range, drive

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Iron Range (IRG)
  2. Drive from Iron Range to Bamaga

Fly to Aurukun, drive

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Aurukun (AUU)
  2. Drive from Aurukun to Bamaga

Fly to Coen, drive

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Coen (CUQ)
  2. Drive from Coen to Bamaga

Train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane
  2. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Cairns Central Station
  3. Take the ferry from Cairns to Seisia

Bus, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Cairns
  3. Take the ferry from Cairns to Seisia

Drive

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Bamaga

Sydney (SYD) to Bamaga (ABM) flights

The flight time between Sydney (SYD) and Bamaga (ABM) is around 9h 11m and covers a distance of around 2706 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 31m. Services are operated by Virgin Australia, Skytrans, FlexFlight ApS and others. Typically 58 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

58 Weekly Planes
9h 11m Average Duration
$184 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Bamaga is to fly and drive which costs $210 - $600 and takes 18h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Bamaga is to fly which costs $220 - $600 and takes 7h 11m.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Bamaga is 2714 km. The road distance is 3340.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Bamaga without a car is to train and ferry which takes 3 days 21h and costs $1,000 - $1,300.

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It takes approximately 7h 11m to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Bamaga, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sydney Airport to Bamaga Airport. The quickest flight takes 13h and has one stopover.

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Bamaga is 1h behind Sydney Airport (SYD). It is currently 10:29 AM in Sydney Airport (SYD) and 9:29 AM in Bamaga.

Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Bamaga is 3341 km. It takes approximately 2 days 1h to drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Bamaga.

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Virgin Australia, Skytrans, Jetstar and two other airlines offer flights from Sydney Airport to Bamaga Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Bamaga. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Bamaga.
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  • Distance: 2713.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 11m

What companies run services between Sydney Airport (SYD), Australia and Bamaga, QLD, Australia?

Virgin Australia, Skytrans and four other airlines fly from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Bamaga every 4 hours.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Horn Island via Cairns
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Sydney to Horn Island via Canberra, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Flights from Sydney to Horn Island via Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Sydney to Horn Island via Melbourne, Cairns
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Sydney to Horn Island via Gold Coast, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Weipa via Cairns
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Weipa via Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Weipa via Gold Coast, Cairns
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Weipa via Adelaide, Cairns
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Sydney to Weipa via Canberra, Cairns
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Sydney to Weipa via Melbourne, Cairns
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Skytrans
Website
skytrans.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Bamaga via Cairns
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Bamaga via Gold Coast, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Iron Range via Cairns
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Iron Range via Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Sydney to Iron Range via Canberra, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Sydney to Iron Range via Melbourne, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Sydney to Iron Range via Gold Coast, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Iron Range via Cairns, Aurukun
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Aurukun via Cairns
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Aurukun via Cairns, Iron Range
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Sydney to Bamaga via Cairns
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Bamaga via Gold Coast, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Iron Range via Cairns
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Iron Range via Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Sydney to Iron Range via Canberra, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Sydney to Iron Range via Melbourne, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Sydney to Iron Range via Gold Coast, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Iron Range via Cairns, Aurukun
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Aurukun via Cairns
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Aurukun via Cairns, Iron Range
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Bamaga via Cairns
Ave. Duration
10h 27m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Bamaga via Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Sydney to Bamaga via Canberra, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Sydney to Bamaga via Melbourne, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Sydney to Bamaga via Gold Coast, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Hinterland Aviation
Website
hinterlandaviation.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Coen via Cairns
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Coen via Canberra, Cairns
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Sydney to Coen via Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Sydney to Coen via Melbourne, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Sydney to Coen via Gold Coast, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Alliance Airlines
Website
allianceairlines.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Weipa via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Train operators
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
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
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61244235233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
Premier Motor Service
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 Brisbane to Cairns
Ave. Duration
29h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$270 - $400
Advantage
$330 - $480
Premium
$350 - $550
Ferry operators
McDonald Charter Boats
Phone
1300 664 875
Email
info@tiferry.com.au
Website
tiferry.com.au
Ferry from Horn Island to Thursday Island
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
tiferry.com.au
Peddells
Phone
07 40691551
Email
info@peddellsferry.com.au
Website
peddellsferry.com.au
Ferry from Thursday Island to Seisia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
peddellsferry.com.au
Book at
peddellsferry.respax.com
SeaSwift
Phone
1800424422
Email
cruisebookings@seaswift.com.au
Website
seaswift.com.au
Ferry from Cairns to Seisia
Ave. Duration
2 days 2h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$730
Schedules at
seaswift.com.au

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