Cheap flights from Brisbane to Hamilton Island

Flight information Brisbane to Hamilton Island

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Average flight time, total distance 889 kilometres

1h 40min

Hamilton Island

1 airport

If you’re planning a tropical holiday near the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland, you can book affordable airfares to Hamilton Island from Brisbane and be on vacation in a flash.

Airlines offering Hamilton Island flights from Brisbane

There are multiple air tickets from Brisbane to Hamilton Island available each week. The flight is just a short one, and you can choose between two major carriers who fly into the airport at Hamilton Island: Jetstar and Virgin Australia.

Brisbane airport departure information

The distance from the city centre of Brisbane to the airport is roughly 12km. If you don’t have a family member or friend to drop you at the airport, you can either hail a taxi (the trip typically costs between $45-$50); take a public bus; hire a private car to transfer you; or take the convenient Airtrain, which runs services roughly every quarter of an hour during peak periods.

If you want to drive yourself to Brisbane airport for your flight to Hamilton Island, there are multiple parking options to explore. There are companies who run off-site parking facilities and who can drop you off and pick you up from the airport using their own shuttle, or alternatively you can park directly at the airport itself. At the terminal there are both short-term and long-term parking options, as well as those that are undercover or even valet.

Once at the airport waiting to travel to Hamilton Island from Brisbane, you can spend your time shopping or eating and drinking. The facilities at Brisbane airport are quite extensive, with many stores, bookshops, newsagents, restaurants and bars. There is also a pharmacy to pick up last-minute supplies, plus multiple bathrooms and water bubblers if you need them.

Hamilton Island airport arrivals

On arrival at the balmy Hamilton Island airport after your flight from Brisbane, you can purchase drinks from the airport bar if you need to quench your thirst, as well as buy snacks, magazines and the like from the terminal’s shop. There are also bathroom facilities and a parents’ room should you need them.

To get to your pre-booked accommodation, you will typically find that you receive complimentary door-to-door transfers (bus or car) from the Hamilton Island airport, since there are no taxis. The island’s main resort area is just five minutes from the airport, so you won’t have to wait long to relax!

Free transfers are arranged if you’re staying at hotels and resorts such as Qualia, Palm Bungalows, Reef View Hotel, Beach Club and the Holiday Homes that are booked through Hamilton Island Real Estate. You will be met, after you land at the airport, by a guest services team member who will take you to your accommodation choice.

Other important information to note

The average cost of a meal from an inexpensive restaurant in Brisbane is $20. On Hamilton Island, costs can range quite widely, but will tend to be a little higher due to the island’s location and the fact that most food needs to be transported in.

The above information is correct as of October 2015. Please check all travel details and costings close to the time of your travel date.



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