How to travel from Albany to Hamilton Island, Australia

The distance between Albany and Hamilton Island is around 4,883km (3,034 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 7h 40m.

4 routes found

We've found 4 different ways to get from Albany to Hamilton Island by plane, bus, ferry and train. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Fly from Albany (ALH) to Hamilton Island (HTI).

  • Duration7h 40m
  • Flight time7h 30m
  • Typical cost
    A$920($620)
Operated by

Regional Express

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Bus, Train and Ferry

Take the bus to Armadale Stn Transwa Armadale then take the train to Sydney Central Station then take the bus to Brisbane and then to Airlie Beach then take a ferry to Hamilton Island Marina.

  • Duration5 days
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    A$1,195($805)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Albany and Hamilton Island

There are several options for getting from Albany to Hamilton Island by plane, bus, ferry and train. The cheapest option is to take the bus and then fly which costs around A$860 ($575) and will take around 12h 55m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 7h 40m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$920 ($620).

The distance between Albany and Hamilton Island is around 4,883km (3,034 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 3,446km (2,141 miles)

It takes around 7h 40m to get from Albany and Hamilton Island by plane.

The quickest way to get from Albany to Hamilton Island is to fly which takes around 7h 40m and will set you back approx A$920 ($620).

The cheapest way to travel between Albany and Hamilton Island is to take the bus and then fly which will typically cost around A$860 ($575) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Albany and Hamilton Island. We recommend that you fly from Albany (ALH) to Hamilton Island (HTI). instead which will take 7h 40m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Albany and Hamilton Island. We recommend that you fly from Albany (ALH) to Hamilton Island (HTI). instead which will take 7h 40m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Albany and Hamilton Island. Flights depart from Albany (ALH) and arrive at Hamilton Island (HTI) - via Perth (PER). The flight takes around 7h 30m.

There is no direct flight from Albany to Hamilton Island. There is however a flight that goes via Perth (PER) and Brisbane (BNE). This services will take at least 7h 40m (not including layover time).

The flight from Albany to Hamilton Island typically takes around 7h 30m. Flights depart from Albany (ALH) and and arrive into Hamilton Island (HTI).

The closest major airport to Hamilton Island is Hamilton Island Airport (HTI) (HTI) which is approximately 1km (1 miles) from Hamilton Island. Whitsunday Coast Airport (PPP) (PPP) and Cairns Airport (CNS) (CNS) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

No, its not really possible or feasible to drive from Albany to Hamilton Island. We recommend that you fly from Albany (ALH) to Hamilton Island (HTI). instead which will take 7h 40m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Albany to Hamilton Island is to fly which takes, on average, 7h 40m and will usually cost around A$920 ($620).

How do I get from Albany to Hamilton Island

Compare travel optionsbetween Albany and Hamilton Island

Transport options from Albany to Hamilton Island
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 2 similar
7h 40m
A$920($620)
on demand4,883km (3,034 miles)
Plane and Ferry9h 50m
A$1,125($760)
every 3 hours4,963km (3,084 miles)
Bus and Plane12h 55m
A$860($575)
once daily5,096km (3,167 miles)
Bus, Train and Ferry
5 days
A$1,195($805)
once a week6,769km (4,206 miles)

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Airports near Hamilton Island

The following major airports near Hamilton Island offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.

HTI
Hamilton Island Airport (HTI)
Domestic Airport
Distance
1km (1 miles) from Hamilton Island
PPP
Whitsunday Coast Airport (PPP)
Domestic Airport
Distance
45km (28 miles) from Hamilton Island
CNS
Cairns Airport (CNS)
International Airport
Distance
513km (319 miles) from Hamilton Island