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


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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Noosa Ferry Cruise Company

Multiple Locations
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.

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.

SeaLink Queensland

Townsville, Townsville Area
From AU$33 - 33
SeaLink Queensland is your one-stop-shop for your visit to beautiful North Queensland. From day tours, accommodation, transport and activities - SeaLink Queensland can help you plan the ultimate Aussie adventure!

Fantasea Cruising Magnetic

Multiple Locations
From AU$26 - 90
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 Fantasea 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.

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.

Cairns Airport

Cairns, Cairns Area
Cairns Airport is one of Australia’s leading regional airports, providing air links to a range of domestic and international locations. It is the gateway to World Heritage Great Barrier Reef and Tropical Rainforests of North Queensland and is just seven kilometres from the Cairns Central Business District.

Aussie Biker Tours and Rental

Noosaville, Noosa Area
From AU$90 - 260
Aussie Biker are a touring and adventure motorcycle hire company hiring motorcycles for short and long term hire. They have dirt and adventure motorcycles as well as large cruisers. Hire a dirt bike and ride the beach from the lovely north shore to Fraser Island.

Awesome Van and Camper Hire Cairns

Cairns North, Cairns Area
From AU$40 - 150
Awesome Campervans - Budget Campervans. Awesome Campers is for the backpackers and budget travellers looking for a great way to travel Australia. There is no cheaper way to travel Australia than in one of their Awesome Campers.

Fraser Island Barges

Multiple Locations
From AU$175 - 250
Make your own four wheel drive adventure on Fraser Island! Fraser Island is strictly four wheel drive territory and Fraser Island Barges operate vehicle barges from Hervey Bay to help get you there. Fraser Island Barges operate two services on separate schedules that run daily.


Currumbin Waters, Gold Coast Area
From AU$19 - 70
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. Visiting a theme park or two?
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