Everything you need to know about transport to and from the Whitsundays and Hamilton Island.
Hamilton Island and the Whitsundays are two of the most popular holiday destinations in Australia.
If you are planning a trip, you will be pleased to know that the area is well organised when it comes to transport. It’s easy flying to and from the area and easy getting around once you arrive.
Latest deals on flights to Hamilton Island and the Whitsundays
|$1 return flight sale||
|Valid for travel January 2018 - April 2018 with Tigerair. Pay for the outgoing flight and get your return fare for just $1. Available on flights to the Whitsundays, Brisbane, Sydney, Cairns, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Adelaide, Darwin and Perth.||
|20% off select Australia tours||
|Valid for travel from 21 November - 24 January 2018. Destinations include Great Ocean Road, the Whitsundays, Cairns, Uluru/Ayers Rock and is available over Christmas and New Years. T&C's apply.||
|Hamilton island stays from just $150 per night||Valid for local Queensland residence living as far north as Port Douglas and as far south as Gladstone. Price includes transfers from Airlie Beach, Wi-Fi access, shuttle service and use of some water and sports equipment.||
|Hamilton Island stays + breakfast, transfers from $390||Valid on stays until 31 March 2018. Sample price is based on a 4-night stay at Palm Bungalows.||
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Whitsundays and Hamilton Island flight FAQs
What airlines fly to Whitsundays and Hamilton Island? Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Tigerair and Qantas.
What are the closest airports to Whitsundays and Hamilton Island? Hamilton Island Airport is the main airport for Hamilton Island with flights by Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas. Proserpine/Whitsunday Coast Airport is located on the mainland and serves the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef. It has flights from Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Tigerair.
What airport transfer options are available? Airport transfers are available to guests staying at quilia, Beach Club, Reef View Hotel and Palm Bungalows. Rail, bus and ferry services can take holidaymakers around the area however pre-booking is required. Car hire is available from Proserpine Airport and Airlie Beach Port. Uber is also available in some areas.
What is the Hamilton Island ferry timetable?
From Port of Airlie (Airlie Beach)
|6.45 am||7.15 am||Direct|
|7.15 am||7.45 am||Direct|
|8.20 am||8.50 am||Direct|
|10.00 am||10.30 am||Direct|
|10.50 am||11.20 am||Direct|
|11.50 am||12.20 pm||Direct|
|12.50 pm||1.20 pm||Direct|
|2.40 pm||3.10 pm||Direct|
|4.50 pm||5.20 pm||Direct|
To Port of Airlie (Airlie Beach)
|7.20 am||7.50 am||Direct|
|9.20 am||9.50 am||Direct|
|10.30 am||11.00 am||Direct|
|12.05 pm||12.35 pm||Direct|
|1.05 pm||1.35 pm||Direct|
|1.55 pm||2.25 pm||Direct|
|3.00 pm||3.30 pm||Direct|
|5.25 pm||5.55 pm||Direct|
|5.50 pm||6.20 pm||Direct|