There are 5 ways to get from Sydney to Fraser Island by plane, car ferry, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly, car ferry  •  8 h 6 min

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

$164 - $347

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  28 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane Roma Street
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Hervey Bay - Pialba
  3. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$149 - $303

3 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  24 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  2. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Maryborough West
  3. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$173 - $233

Bus, car ferry via Gympie Rd at Aspley South, stop 41  •  30 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane Roma Street
  2. Take the bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Hervey Bay
  3. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$168 - $245

Drive, car ferry  •  17 h 48 min

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

$149 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Fraser Island is to drive and car ferry which costs $200 - $280 and takes 17 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Fraser Island is to fly and car ferry which costs $220 - $480 and takes 8 h 6 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Fraser Island is 977 km.

It takes approximately 8 h 6 min to get from Sydney to Fraser Island, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Fraser Island.
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  • Distance: 610.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 6 min

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

There is no direct connection from Sydney to Fraser Island. However, you can take the train to International Airport Station, take the walk to Sydney 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 a vehicle from Sydney to Fraser Island via Brisbane, Brisbane Roma Street, Maryborough West, River Heads, and Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island in around 24 h 20 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Hervey Bay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $140
1st Class
$120 - $190
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Maryborough West
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$80 - $120
Flexifare
$100 - $140
Bus from Brisbane to Hervey Bay - Pialba
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $120
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$24 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $50
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
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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