Air Travel

Whether you're flying into Queensland, or flying within Queensland, the flight information on this page should help you plan your trip. For interstate travellers, most will have the choice of flying to Queensland with Qantas, Virgin Australia or Jetstar. For our overseas visitors, Brisbane, Cairns, Gold Coast and Townsville all have international terminals. Most long-haul flights land at Brisbane International Airport, although several services fly direct to these other airports.

To help you plan your trip, we've gathered some helpful information together below. Just click on the links to jump to the relevant section, or simply browse through the page. Safe flight!

Airports International & Domestic

Airports Domestic Only

Travel Times

International Travel Times

The following list should give an indication of international flight times to Queensland (depending on route):

Auckland to Brisbane: 3.5-4 hours
Hong Kong to Brisbane: 8.5 hours
London to Brisbane: 23-27 hours
Los Angeles to Brisbane: 13-14 hours
Tokyo to Brisbane: 8.5 hours

Remember Brisbane is 10 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+10).

Information about visas and quarantine advice is essential reading for international visitors.

Interstate Travel Times

Sydney to Brisbane: 1 hour
Melbourne to Brisbane: 2 hours
Adelaide to Brisbane: 2.5 hours
Darwin to Brisbane: 4 hours
Perth to Brisbane: 5.5 hours

Farefinders

You can use the search forms below to plan your trip with QantasVirgin or Jetstar. Just select your point of origin, your desired Queensland destination, and the travel dates you were after. Please note that all results will open in a new window.

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Services
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Mission Beach Dunk Island Water Taxi

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
From AU$40 - 50
Having been in operation since 1975, the Mission Beach Dunk Island Water Taxi offers transfers daily to one of Australia's most beautiful tropical island destinations, Dunk Island. Simply a short 10 minute ride in their fully enclosed 10 metre vessel, over azure blue waters of the Coral Sea and you can sink your feet into the sand and enjoy this remarkable island for the day.

Noosa Ferry Cruise Company

Tewantin, Noosa Area
From AU$25.00 - 49.00
The beautiful ferry boats are now available for a number of products, departing Tewantin, Noosaville, Noosa Sound and Noosa Heads. Discover the beautiful waterway and its townships at a leisurely pace.

Magnetic Island Ferries

South Townsville, Townsville Area
From AU$16 - 212
Take in the stunning views while cruising on Magnetic Island's only passenger and car ferry service. With eight return trips daily, they welcome you aboard Magnetic Island Ferries as they make their way to Magnetic Island where you can enjoy magnificent weather, azure waters, brilliant beaches, fascinating flora and fauna, fine food and wines, and activities almost too numerous to mention.

SeaLink Queensland

Townsville, Townsville Area
From AU$33 - 33
SeaLink Queensland is your one-stop-shop for your visit to North Queensland. From day tours, accommodation, transport and activities, specialising in Townsville and Magnetic Island, SeaLink Queensland can help you plan the ultimate Aussie adventure from Fraser Island to Cape Tribulation!

JUCY Rentals Brisbane

Brisbane City, Brisbane Area
From AU$20 - 350
JUCY stands for fun, adventure and the spirit of travelling. They pride themselves on offering unique and exciting solutions in every market they enter. Pick up your JUCY wheels in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Gold Coast, Brisbane or Cairns and get amazing service before you get out on the road.

SkyBus

Currumbin Waters, Gold Coast Area
From AU$11 - 80
SkyBus operates frequent services from Gold Coast Airport providing passengers convenient and affordable transfers between the Airport and over 500 hotels throughout the Gold Coast. Passengers can board the SkyBus Gold Coast Airport Shuttle right outside the Domestic terminal doors at the Gold Coast Airport.

Port of Lucinda

Lucinda, Hinchinbrook Area
Located 100 kilometres north of Townsville, the Port of Lucinda exports raw sugar grown in the Ingham district. It is equipped with on-shore sugar handling and storage facilities, as well as a single trestle jetty and conveyor running out to an off-shore berth and shiploader.

Peddells Thursday Island Tours

Thursday Island, Torres Area
From AU$32 - 120
Peddells Thursday Island Tours - "Linking the Cape to the Torres Strait". Established in 1980, Peddells is an award winning, local family owned and operated business offering a year round scheduled passenger ferry service from Seisia (Cape York) to Thursday Island in Torres Strait.

Kingfisher Bay Passenger Ferry Service

Hervey Bay, Fraser Coast Area
From AU$60 - 60
Kingfisher Bay Passenger Ferry has five services to the resort each day from River Heads and return. This ferry has seating for 220 passengers on two decks with a fully licensed bar and snack food available.

Airlie Beach Transfers and Tours

Cannonvale, Whitsunday Area
From AU$20 - 350
Airlie Beach Transfers and Tours offer a range of services for guests visiting the Whitsundays, including airport shuttles and private transfers, tours to Hydeaway Bay, as well as private bus and limousines services.
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