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There are 6 ways to get from Sydney to Hampton Island by plane or train

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Fly Sydney to Cairns, travel  •  9h 55m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Cairns (CNS) SYD - CNS
  2. Travel from Cairns to Hampton Island

5 alternative options

Fly Sydney to Cooktown, travel  •  8h 40m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Cooktown (CTN) SYD - CTN
  2. Travel from Cooktown to Hampton Island

Train to Newcastle, fly to Cairns, travel  •  12h 56m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Cairns (CNS) NTL - CNS
  3. Travel from Cairns to Hampton Island

Train to Newcastle, fly to Cooktown, travel  •  11h 37m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Cooktown (CTN) NTL - CTN
  3. Travel from Cooktown to Hampton Island

Fly Sydney to Coen, travel  •  12h 24m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Coen (CUQ) SYD - CUQ
  2. Travel from Coen to Hampton Island

Fly Sydney to Iron Range, travel  •  12h 35m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Iron Range (IRG) SYD - IRG
  2. Travel from Iron Range to Hampton Island
Sydney → Hampton Island
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hampton Island is 1800 020 080.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hampton Island is subject to regional advice.

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Last updated: 3 Aug 2022
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The distance between Sydney and Hampton Island is 2239 km.

It takes approximately 9h 55m to get from Sydney to Hampton Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Cairns Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 5m.

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Virgin Australia, Jetstar and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Cairns Airport.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $18 - $21.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Hampton Island.
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  • Distance: 2238.7 km
  • Duration: 9h 55m

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

There is no direct connection from Sydney to Hampton Island. However, you can take the train to International Airport Station, take the walk to Sydney airport, fly to Cairns, then take the travel to Hampton Island. Alternatively, you can take the train to International Airport Station, take the walk to Sydney airport, fly to Cooktown, then take the travel to Hampton Island.

Airlines
Hinterland Aviation
Website
hinterlandaviation.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Cooktown via Cairns
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Sydney to Cooktown via Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Sydney to Cooktown via Canberra, Cairns
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from Sydney to Cooktown via Melbourne, Cairns
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Sydney to Cooktown via Gold Coast, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Sydney to Cooktown via Adelaide, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Newcastle to Cooktown via Cairns
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Newcastle to Cooktown via Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Newcastle to Cooktown via Melbourne, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Sydney to Coen via Cairns
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Sydney to Coen via Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from Sydney to Coen via Gold Coast, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Sydney to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Sydney to Cairns via Canberra
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Newcastle to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Newcastle to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Sydney to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Newcastle to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Sydney to Cairns via Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Newcastle to Cairns
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Sydney to Iron Range via Cairns
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Sydney to Iron Range via Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Sydney to Iron Range via Canberra, Cairns
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Flights from Sydney to Iron Range via Melbourne, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Sydney to Iron Range via Gold Coast, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Skytrans
Website
skytrans.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Iron Range via Cairns
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Sydney to Iron Range via Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Sydney to Iron Range via Canberra, Cairns
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Flights from Sydney to Iron Range via Melbourne, Cairns
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Sydney to Iron Range via Gold Coast, Cairns
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Train operators
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$9 - $12
Opal single trip ticket
$11 - $15

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