There are 8 ways to get from Whitsunday Islands to Fraser Island by plane, car ferry, train, bus or ferry

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 Hamilton Island to Hervey Bay, car ferry  •  8 h 30 min

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

$262 - $749

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  18 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay - Pialba Gx411
  2. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$121 - $176

6 alternative options

Train to Mackay, fly to Hervey Bay, car ferry  •  13 h 4 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

$265 - $508

Fly Hamilton Island to Brisbane, train, car ferry  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Hamilton Island (HTI) to Brisbane (BNE) HTI - 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

$180 - $471

Travel to Proserpine, fly to Hervey Bay, car ferry  •  9 h 27 min

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

$292 - $591

Travel to Proserpine, fly to Brisbane, train, car ferry  •  13 h 11 min

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

$146 - $300

Train, car ferry  •  16 h 38 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

$147 - $189

Ferry, bus, car ferry  •  20 h 50 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Port of Airlie
  2. Take the bus from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay - Torquay
  3. Take the car ferry from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island

$168 - $306

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Whitsunday Islands to Fraser Island is to bus and car ferry which costs $160 - $240 and takes 18 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Whitsunday Islands to Fraser Island is to fly and car ferry which costs $350 - $1,100 and takes 8 h 30 min.

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The distance between Whitsunday Islands and Fraser Island is 698 km.

It takes approximately 8 h 30 min to get from Whitsunday Islands to Fraser Island, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Whitsunday Islands to Fraser Island. However, you can take the travel to Hamilton Island 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 travel to Shute Harbour, take the line 1 bus to Proserpine, take the walk to Proserpine, 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.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Hamilton Island to Hervey Bay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Hamilton Island to Hervey Bay via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Hamilton Island to Hervey Bay via Cairns, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
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 Hamilton Island to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Proserpine to Hervey Bay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $470
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 Hamilton Island to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
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
$20 - $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
$30 - $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
$100 - $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
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay - Pialba
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130
Bus from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay - Torquay
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$80 - $120
Flexifare
$100 - $140
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
$38
Schedules at
fraserislandferry.com.au
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